The Taupo fishing season begins on 1 July each year.

These fishing licences are for the Lake Taupo district only. Check you're fishing in the Lake Taupo district before making this purchase – no refunds are possible.

Know the rules and regulations for fishing around Lake Taupo.

Taupo licences for fishing do not cover Fish & Game regions. Visit Fish & Game New Zealand for more information about fishing elsewhere in New Zealand.

If you're buying a season licence: make sure your postal address is correct and that mail can be delivered there, otherwise you won't receive your licence.


Child means a person who is:

  • under the age of 16 years; or
  • 16 years of age or older and attending school full time as a pupil.

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