Being the capital of Tasmania and one of the main arrival points for many travelling trout fishers, it is lucky that there is fantastic trout fishing near Hobart with a wide variety of small streams, rivers and lakes nearby. Derwent Valley RegionThe Derwent Valley is located approximately 45 minutes from Hobart. The Tyenna, Styx and…

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The age old question for travelling fly fishers all around the world – to engage the services of a fly fishing guide or not? Clearly, myself and my fellow fly fishing guides in Tasmania agree, hell yes! I strongly believe that local knowledge is one of the most powerful tools you can have when travelling…

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Coronavirus stops fly fishing!In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak causing mass shutdowns of many industries and strict guidelines on social gatherings, travel and essential outings, our fly fishing and guiding season was cut short with our clients planned fishing trips tragically cut short or cancelled altogether. https://www.anglersalliance.org.au/news/2020/3/28/national-parks-closed-to-fishinghttps://www.anglersalliance.org.au/news/2020/3/30/hydro-lakes-closed-due-to-covid-19https://www.ifs.tas.gov.au/news/2020/mar/30/hydro-tasmania-announces-closure-lakes-and-boat-ramps Season reflectionsThe sudden realization that our fly…

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As temperatures begin to drop in some of the highland fly fishing regions in Tasmania, mayfly hatches slow and therefore rising trout become harder to find. Luckily, at this time of the year, small streams and rivers all around Tasmania provide amazing fly fishing opportunities to lengthen the season and continue the fantastic fly fishing…

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With the launch of Tourism Tasmania’s unordinary adventures campaign many traveling anglers have made it a focus to fly fish Tasmania. Fly fishing is fast becoming one of Tasmania’s top tourist attractions and with the latest campaign focusing on tourists visiting Tasmania to pursue their passions, including fly fishing, golf, mountain bike riding and walking,…

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After piecing together a plan over email and long range phone calls with Colorado based fly fisherman Dustin, we finally met up in March to begin another Trout Tale in Tasmania. We set off from on a cool day and laid plans to venture to the Central Highlands, despite a less than ideal forecast. Being…

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We get many emails from fly fishers all around the world wanting to know where to find the best fly fishing in Tasmania and what is the best way to approach experiencing as much of Tasmania’s fishery as possible. We are always more than happy to help out where we can with some local tuition…

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After a 25 year battle to eradicate European Carp from Lake Sorell, the much loved Tasmanian trout fishing has officially been re-opened to anglers. A recent article from Inland Fisheries Services reported; From this Saturday, 8 February 2020, the public and anglers will again be able to access Lake Sorell. This will allow trout fishing…

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A great benefit coming from the recent World Fly-Fishing Championships has been upgraded tracks around various trout fishing rivers Tasmania has on offer, including venues used during the competition, now open to the public, increasing fly-fishing opportunities. As part of the Government’s commitment to improve angler’s access, we have improved foot access to the Meander…

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New Zealand fly fisherman Jack Kos reflects on his recent trip to Tasmania, and outlines why all fly fishers should come and trout fish Tasmania. “Most people didn’t get it. Why would you leave the world’s best trout fishing behind? Tasmania seemed a long way to go to catch fish half the size I can…

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