Membership

The Taupo Fishing Club promotes recreational freshwater and saltwater fishing to people of all ages and abilities. It is a great way for beginners to become involved and learn to fish, or for experienced anglers to meet other anglers. 

Please read our letter to the members regarding annual subscription 2021/22.

 

Download the membership proposal forms: 

√  2021/22 Subscription / Renewal Form 

 

Benefits of membership to the Taupo Fishing Club

•    Monthly newsletters with information on the area, current fishing trips, members exploits and relevant information

•    Fly tying classes and competitions in person and online

•    Fly fishing tuition hosted by guests and members with extensive expertise

•    Kids fishing lessons and tuition actively encouraging junior anglers

•    Discounted entry fee to the Annual Trout Tournament

•    Bi-monthly club fishing competition to earn points to win the end of year trophy (see clubrooms for the latest board action)

•    Affiliation to other NZ fishing clubs, many of which have restaurants and other facilities

•    Some tournaments require membership to an affiliated club, your membership fulfils this

•    Experienced Anglers who share their fishing trips and knowledge

•    Access to Taupo Fishing Club members page with loads of useful information and keeping in touch with other Members

•    Thursday nights get together at clubrooms, drinks and chats about your fishing week 5.30-7pm approx. Cash bar only.

•    Availability to club weighmaster to certify your fish catches

•    Free rat trap

•    Starter pack upon joining with various goodies such as a free clean check dry spray bottle, other club giveaways and key floater

•    Free drink at bar if you sign up a new member

•    Raffles weekly

•    Up to 10% discount from Hunting & Fishing, Taupo Rod & Tackle, Trev Terry Marine and Sporting Life (some conditions may apply)

 

What we expect from our members in return

•   To share your angling knowledge with novice anglers where possible

•   To volunteer at one event a year to help the club. Could be annual trout tournament or bi-monthly competitions. We need all kinds of help from the sausage sizzle - to helping the weighmaster - to the bar.

•  To let the committee know if you have any ideas about making the club a better space for all anglers by emailing them on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or through facebook messenger. We are always looking of ways to improve the club and appreciate your feedback.

 

The Taupo Fishing Club is Affiliated to:

•    The NZ Sport Fishing Council. http://www.nzsportfishing.co.nz

•    International Game Fishing Association. http://www.igfa.org

•    NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers. http://www.nzffa.net

•    NZ Recreational Fishing Council. http://www.recfish.co.nz

 

Taupo Fishing Club Membership Fees

The subscription year is 1st July to 30th June. New members joining partway through the year will be discounted accordingly.

•    Single Adult $50; 6 months from 1st January to 30th June $30

•    Junior $20; 6 months from 1st January to 30th June $12

•    Couple $80; 6 months from 1st January to 30th June $50

•    Family $100; 6 months from 1st January to 30th June $80

•    Corporate fee $200 (5 Adults), $40 per adult thereafter (yearly only)

 

Every Thursday evening the clubroom and bar is open from 5.30pm, families are welcome. There is a weekly raffle, draw each Thursday, and a membership draw at 7pm every Thursday, you must be present to win.

 

For any other information about membership to the Taupo Fishing Club email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.