Fish Pass - Tongariro National Trout Centre, North Is. New Zealand.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua
S 39° 01.235 E 175° 48.600
60H E 396984 N 5680266
Quick Description: A small fish pass within the National Trout Centre. allows trout to swim freely up the Wairehu Stream that runs through the Hatchery and Trout Centre.
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 10/19/2013 3:50:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMJAF7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
Views: 5

Long Description:
The Tongariro National Trout Centre, just south of Turangi beside the Tongariro River, features a museum and Hatchery sheds with underground viewing chamber. A small stream runs through the property with large trout visible in the pools. A small fish pass allows these trout to swim freely up the stream avoiding the weir. The Fish Pass is situated alongside the walking track into the Trout Centre. It is open for display purposes and features explanatory signs and illustrations. The flume contains wooden baffles providing resting areas for fish as they negotiate the Pass. Usually these Fish Passes are covered within a culvert. There is another Fish Ladder further up the Wairehu Stream but it is almost invisible through the undergrowth around the culvert.
River/Waterway: National Trout Centre stream.

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Please share a self-made picture of the Fish Ladder and tell us something about it. Did you see any fishes? You do not have to be in the picture, neither does your GPSr.
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