Last day for 2020/2021 season

Keith was our last angler on the wild brown trout rivers for the 20/21 season. Nice combination of native tea-tree and changing hawthorns lining the banks. A beautiful autumn day, cool light winds meant little rising. But a couple took a ‘hopper pattern only to take Keith under the overhangs and escape. This plump little … Continue reading Last day for 2020/2021 season

Big catches for early season

UPDATE: This is owner of Currawong Lakes – Richard – with that ‘creek bound’ trout John was casting to. Amazing the size in such small water – now safely back in Lake Macquarie! This was an amazing moment … in the pool in front of John, there was a 4lb+ trout that had gone up … Continue reading Big catches for early season

Covid-19 Recovery Fly Fishing Workshops

FLY into Spring with our Covid-19 Recovery Workshops. A great range of introductory fly fishing workshops for those Tasmanian fishers, or outdoor lovers, looking to try a new adventure. All gear is provided, professional instructors, lunch, refreshments, great locations and top value options on offer.

Help hook up our fishing data

National fishing surveys are being conducted across Australia to gain up to date data on all aspects of recreational fishing in the country. As the last survey of its type was back in 2001, it is more than timely to get up to date information on our favourite activity. This is not a government survey, … Continue reading Help hook up our fishing data

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