World Champion fly fisher on Tasmania’s wild trout

Howard Croston, individual winner of the 39th Fips Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship held in Tasmania, Australia during December 2019 talks of his experience fly fishing in Tasmania, ranking it in his top three fly fishing experiences in the world.

Great piece of trout history revived

This is the Bantam trail bike of the late Noel Jetson, co-founder of Tout Guides & Lodges Tas Inc. With the support of the Salmon Ponds Cafe and TGALT, it has been thoroughly cleaned and revived (thanks to Tandam Car Care Services, New Norfolk) and is back at the IFS Trout Museum at Plenty. It … Continue reading Great piece of trout history revived

Champion Your Own Cause

We hear on the grape-vine that the World Fly Fishing Championships 2019 in Tassie are putting some potential visiting anglers off, thinking there are fishers on the top waters? Not so, with only three still waters, Little Pine Lagoon, Penstock Lagoon and Woods Lake plus parts of only two rivers, the Mersey & Meander, committed … Continue reading Champion Your Own Cause

It’s time for the new trout season

The 2019-2020 Tassie trout season is open. October nymph action at Currawong Lakes While we are still in winter for August, its time to start planning your next Tassie fly fishing trip! Check-out the fly lines – replace those old tippets & leaders; clean the reels and ensure no leaks in the waders! Spring starts … Continue reading It’s time for the new trout season

Boats and flies

Warwick has been combining the bi-annual Australian Wooden Boat Festival with his love of fly fishing for many years now. This was the start of a cold summer day on the nymph. And another one comes to the net. Next day was a blustery one on the lowland broadwaters, with some ‘hoppers about. Stalking a … Continue reading Boats and flies