trout fly fishing in Tasmania blog and insights

Learn more about trout fly fishing in Tasmania through the Trout Tales blog - including fly fishing guides, maps, locations, tips and updates.
Trout Tales personalized and unique Trout Fishing Tours Tasmania

Trout Tales personalized and unique Trout Fishing Tours Tasmania

June 20, 2022

Taking a look at some of the finer details that take our guided fly fishing packages to the next level, with Trout Tales Owner and Head Guide, Matt Stone

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2021/22 Tasmanian Trout Fly Fishing Season Overview

2021/22 Tasmanian Trout Fly Fishing Season Overview

Tasmanian Fishing Updates

May 9, 2022

We recap the 2021/22 trout fishing season in Tasmania - and preview what to expect for Tasmanian fishing in 2022 and beyond.

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Autumn Fly Fishing in Tasmania

Autumn Fly Fishing in Tasmania

Tasmanian Fishing Updates

March 23, 2022

Autumn in Tasmania is one of the most interesting and diverse fly fishing seasons. Here we look at what March has produced, and what we expect to see for the remaining few weeks of the trout fishing season.

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The best trout fishing spots near Hobart

The best trout fishing spots near Hobart

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

February 18, 2022

As the capital of Tasmania and one of the main arrival points for travellers, there is some fantastic trout fly fishing near Hobart with a variety of small streams, rivers and lakes near by.

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Fly Fishing the Lakes of Tasmania

Fly Fishing the Lakes of Tasmania

Tasmanian Fishing Updates

January 12, 2022

Tasmania's vast lake trout fisheries can be a daunting proposition when fly fishing, so we share some key elements that can increase your success.

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Dry Fly Fishing Tasmania

Dry Fly Fishing Tasmania

Tasmanian Fishing Updates

November 22, 2021

Dry fly fishing in Tasmania is in full swing, with the timing perfect for Tasmania's border reopening on the 15th December.

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Trout Fishing Near Central Highlands Tasmania

Trout Fishing Near Central Highlands Tasmania

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

November 14, 2021

A guide to some of our favourite trout fly fishing waters in Tasmania's stunning Central Highlands location.

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Trout Fishing Locations Near Launceston

Trout Fishing Locations Near Launceston

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

October 10, 2021

Located in Northern Tasmania and situated amongst some major river systems - the Launceston area holds some fantastic trout fly fishing opportunities.

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Rainbow Trout Fly Fishing in Tasmania

Rainbow Trout Fly Fishing in Tasmania

Tasmanian Fishing Updates

September 26, 2021

Recent rough weather conditions across Tasmania have suited the rainbow trout and produced some excellent days of fly fishing.

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Tasmanian Trout Fly Fishing Season: Ultimate Guide 2022

Tasmanian Trout Fly Fishing Season: Ultimate Guide 2022

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

September 20, 2021

Trout Tales fishing guide Matt shares all the details about each of Tasmania's trout fly fishing seasons - including angler notes and key fishing opportunities.

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Spring Trout Fishing in Tasmania

Spring Trout Fishing in Tasmania

Tasmanian Fishing Updates

September 13, 2021

Spring has hit Tasmania and with it comes the familiar sound of frogs, one of the Tasmanian trout's favourite sources of food.

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The Search For 'Tailing' Trout

The Search For 'Tailing' Trout

Tasmanian Fishing Updates

September 5, 2021

Exploring one of the most sought after and elusive occurrences when fly fishing in Tasmania.

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Loch Style Fly Fishing in Tasmania

Loch Style Fly Fishing in Tasmania

Tasmanian Fishing Updates

August 30, 2021

With the trout fly fishing season underway in Tasmania, we explore loch style trout fishing and what this means.

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Early Season Fly Fishing Tasmania

Early Season Fly Fishing Tasmania

August 22, 2021

Hear more about the early season success fly fishing for trout in Tasmania's Highland Lakes.

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28 Gates Exclusive Fly Fishing Experience

28 Gates Exclusive Fly Fishing Experience

August 16, 2021

One hour from Hobart, 28 Gates is home to large trout and exclusive fly fishing experiences.

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Fly Fishing Gear using Code TT10

Fly Fishing Gear using Code TT10

August 15, 2021

Access great deals on all the fly fishing gear you need using our unique code when shopping at Hurleys Fly Fishing Australia.

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2021 Tasmanian Trout Fishing Season Opening

2021 Tasmanian Trout Fishing Season Opening

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

August 9, 2021

The opening of the 2021/22 trout fishing season in Tasmania brought cold and wet weather and plenty of trout fly fishing opportunities in the Tassie Highlands.

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Trout Fly Fishing Vouchers

Trout Fly Fishing Vouchers

August 2, 2021

A great way to combat changing travel restrictions in Australia and experience a fantastic guided trout fly fishing adventure in Tasmania.

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Trout Fly Fishing with Friends

Trout Fly Fishing with Friends

July 27, 2021

Welcoming the new trout fly fishing season in Tasmania with some furry friends.

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New Partnership: Hurleys Fly Fishing

New Partnership: Hurleys Fly Fishing

July 24, 2021

Trout Tales Tasmania are proud be ambassadors for the Stalker range of fly fishing gear with Hurleys Fly Fishing.

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Fly fishing guides in Tasmania

Fly fishing guides in Tasmania

April 2, 2020

The age old question for travelling fly fishers all around the world is whether or not to engage the services of a fly fishing guide...

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Another great season fly fishing in Tasmania

Another great season fly fishing in Tasmania

March 31, 2020

Here's an update from Trout Tales Tasmania, in the wake of the COVID-19 shutdown.

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Fly fishing Tasmania – streams and rivers

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.

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Fly fish Tasmania – discover the very best

Fly fish Tasmania – discover the very best

Tasmanian Fishing Updates

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.

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Trout Tale: Dustin in the Tasmanian Highlands

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.

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Best fly fishing in Tasmania

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.

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Trout Fish Tasmania – it’s great!

Trout Fish Tasmania – it’s great!

February 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.

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Tasmanian trout fishing icon finally returns

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;

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Trout fishing rivers Tasmania

Trout fishing rivers Tasmania

January 27, 2020

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.

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Western Lakes fly fishing Tasmania

Western Lakes fly fishing Tasmania

January 20, 2020

A Western Lakes fly-fishing experience in Tasmania is a fishing experience that is hard to beat anywhere in the world...

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Guided fly fishing Tasmania

Guided fly fishing Tasmania

January 14, 2020

Heading to Tasmania’s Central Highlands for a two day guided fly fishing Tasmania trip, with new client Drew, on an inclement cold and windy summers day we hoped the trout would still be searching for mayfly and beetles, given the favourable time of year.

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World Fly Fishing Championships 2019

World Fly Fishing Championships 2019

January 10, 2020

A great little video encapsulating all the action from the recent World Fly Fishing Championships 2019, held right here in Tasmania, at venues our clients regularly visit to fly fish with us.

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2020 Rainbow Trout Fishing in Tasmania

2020 Rainbow Trout Fishing in Tasmania

January 9, 2020

Rainbow Trout in Tasmania are considered by many anglers to be the best sporting fish to catch, but they have not adapted in the wild as well as the Brown Trout.

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Trout fishing Tasmania – meet your guide

Trout fishing Tasmania – meet your guide

January 6, 2020

Trout fishing Tasmania is broad subject and the world class fishery has been a deep point of discussion among anglers for generations.

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Feature Posts

Autumn Fly Fishing in Tasmania

Autumn in Tasmania is one of the most interesting and diverse fly fishing seasons. Here we look at what March has produced, and what we expect to see for the remaining few weeks of the trout fishing season.

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Tasmanian Trout Fly Fishing Season: Ultimate Guide 2022

Trout Tales fishing guide Matt shares all the details about each of Tasmania's trout fly fishing seasons - including angler notes and key fishing opportunities.

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The best trout fishing spots near Hobart

As the capital of Tasmania and one of the main arrival points for travellers, there is some fantastic trout fly fishing near Hobart with a variety of small streams, rivers and lakes near by.

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trout fishing tasmania

Check out our dedicated page on Trout Fishing in Tasmania for a collection of our best fishing locations across the state - as well as more information about the fishing season and what Trout Tales has to offer.

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