Fly fishing guides in Tasmania

April 2, 2020

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…

Another great season fly fishing in Tasmania

March 31, 2020

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…

Fly fishing Tasmania – streams and rivers

March 6, 2020

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…

Fly fish Tasmania – discover the very best

February 26, 2020

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,…

Trout Tale: Dustin in the Tasmanian Highlands

February 25, 2020

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…

Best fly fishing in Tasmania

February 24, 2020

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…

Tasmanian trout fishing icon finally returns

February 17, 2020

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…

Improved access for Meander River

January 27, 2020

Another great benefit coming from the recent World Fly-Fishing Championships – upgraded tracks around the Meander River now open to the public, increasing fly-fishing opportunities. Get in touch with us if you would like to explore fly-fishing in this river or any of the venues used during the World Fly-Fishing Championships. https://www.ifs.tas.gov.au/news/2020/jan/21/more-meander-river-anglers-access

Trout Fish Tasmania – it’s great!

January 22, 2020

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…

Western Lakes fly fishing Tasmania

January 20, 2020

A Western Lakes fly-fishing experience in Tasmania is an fishing experience that is hard to beat anywhere in the world – wading one of over 3000 shallow lagoons, sighting large golden trout cruising the flats, searching for recently hatched mayfly. At this time of year, a single dun or spinner pattern presented well does the…