Lake Pupuke Challenge Community Fishing Competition
25 June 2017 , 07.00 - 15.30
When: 25 June 2017, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Where: Lake Pupuke, Sylvan Park Avenue, Takapuna
Restriction: All Ages
There is no registration required or entry fee payable for this annual event which caters for both adult and junior anglers.
However, all participants must have a Fish & Game NZ fishing licence and observe the associated regulations. If you are not a regular trout fisher, day licences can be purchased online at www.fishandgame.org.nz or from some tackle shops.
There are nine different species of fish in the lake. Auckland/Waikato Region F&G release 1100 rainbow and brown trout each year. The costs are met from anglers' licence fees. Other species such as perch can breed naturally.
Participants can fish from any of the public reserves around the lake or from non-motorised watercraft such as canoes.
There is a weigh-in at Sylvan Park Reserve from 3pm to 3:30pm, with prizes for trout, other species including prizes and spot prizes for junior anglers.
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