SpotX freshfish (218.7) Method:Fly and spin-fishing Restrictions:October 1 to April 30, two trout per day Fit:moderate Skill:intermediate Access:At Upper Takaka, take the Cobb Valley Road. This is a narrow, winding road - take care and trailers are not permitted. Fishing Tip:The lake is long and deep with steep sides. The best fishing is on the upper lake where the Cobb River flows in. A good means of access to this area is to take a kayak.