August action

The brown trout season in Tasmania traditionally opens on the first Saturday in August and closes the last Sunday in April. As August is our last month of winter, it is normally cold with little or no fly life and dry fly fishing very limited. River and stream fishing is best around the lowland waters … Continue reading August action

Off-Season Activities

We will be interstate again in the coming weeks to promote Tasmania’s trout fishing and hopefully catch up with as many clients as we can through the following activities: SYDNEY August 1-5 – International Boat show from the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre – Darling Harbour. Tasmania stand 119 – Hall 1. Also giving stage … Continue reading Off-Season Activities

New Season opening soon

Tasmania’s wild brown trout season will open on the 4th August 2012 and run through till the 28th April 2013. These waters, including the rivers and streams form the bulk of our trout fishing with the rainbow waters opening on the 29th Sept 2012 and closing 2nd June 2013. We had good early winter rains … Continue reading New Season opening soon

New season is going to be a cracker …

That is right, how time flies! It’s on again from August 6 and time to: shake down the gear, grease the reels, clean the fly line. madly start tying (or buying) flies, check, clean and dry the ‘old waders’ (leaks in early season are very cold!) From having a proper winter down here this year, … Continue reading New season is going to be a cracker …

Wild Brown Trout Season Opens

That’s right, the new Tasmanian brown trout season has started. Good north of state rains during winter have meant the lowland rivers and streams will have a strong flow and be somewhat coloured for the first few weeks. However, expect mid to late Spring mayfly, etc, to be good again. Southern waters have had little … Continue reading Wild Brown Trout Season Opens

New season preparations

Down under, down under, our next trout season is getting closer. Yes Tasmania’s opening is Saturday August 2 for the traditional ‘wild brown trout’ season. FLY LINES If you haven’t done so already, clean and straighten the fly lines by pulling off the reel and gently cleaning with mild detergent or preferably the manufacturers recommended … Continue reading New season preparations

Tasmania’s fly fishing seasons

My very interactive web master Allan has raised the question when does our (Tasmania’s) trout season end? As he explained to me, you know it, it’s your business, but many of your interstate and international clients and site visitors do not! The current (2007/08) wild brown fishing season ends at midnight on Sunday — 27 … Continue reading Tasmania’s fly fishing seasons

Busy, busy, busy …

Just a quick note of apology to my clients since Christmas and regular visitors for the lack of updates lately! Thanks to all who have booked with us, January through to Easter, has been flat out. Now have time to catch up a little, with some great dry fly fishing and good times still available … Continue reading Busy, busy, busy …