Autumn is on its way and Tasmania is a great place to visit and fly fish for wild trout during March and April. Still excellent dry fly opportunities with ‘hoppers galore and mayfly hatches ongoing. Check out the Bookings Calendar, top times are available in both months, Season ends May 3, 2020.
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
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
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
Inland Fisheries will be holding their annual “Talk about Trout” Forum at the Great Lake Community Centre, Miena, from 7-9pm on Friday, November 22. The following day there will be the annual Great Lake Tie-in with Fly Tying demos at the Centre from 10am-4pm with kids welcome.
The Hon Guy Barnett, Minister responsible for Inland Fisheries, welcomes teams competing in the World Fly Fishing Championship 2019 along with visitors to come and fish for Tasmania’s wild brown trout.
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
Come along on Saturday 13 October 2018, to the Miena Community Centre. Join fly tyers from around the state demonstrating the Art of Fly Tying. This is a great chance to see Fur and Feather and all manner of materials turned into works of art. The Tie-In is a wonderful opportunity to catch up with … Continue reading The 2018 Great Lake Tie-In is on!