trout and fly fishing in Tasmania blog

Learn more about trout fly fishing in Tasmania through the Trout Tales blog - including fly fishing guides, maps, locations, tips and updates.
Cast Away The Winter Blues: Trout Tales Announces 2024 Winter Campaign

Cast Away The Winter Blues: Trout Tales Announces 2024 Winter Campaign

Tour and Tasmania Information

May 13, 2024

Trout Tales Tasmania invites you to book your winter fly fishing adventure in Tasmania for a special early season discount.

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Our Mega Recap Of The 2023/24 Tasmanian Fly Fishing Season

Our Mega Recap Of The 2023/24 Tasmanian Fly Fishing Season

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

April 17, 2024

Join with Matt as we recap the 2023/24 fly fishing season in Tasmania, including highlights, lessons learnt and outlooks for next season.

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A Beginners Guide: What's The Difference Between Wet And Dry Fly Fishing?

A Beginners Guide: What's The Difference Between Wet And Dry Fly Fishing?

Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

March 21, 2024

Our ultimate guide, specific to Tasmania, breaks down a common question among many new anglers in exactly what is the difference between wet and dry fly fishing?

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Trout Tales launches Tasmanian online fly fishing store

Trout Tales launches Tasmanian online fly fishing store

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

February 26, 2024

We're thrilled to share our latest news with you all, the opening of the new Trout Tales Tasmania online fly fishing shop.

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What We're Expecting As The 2023/24 Tasmanian Fly Fishing Season Wraps Up

What We're Expecting As The 2023/24 Tasmanian Fly Fishing Season Wraps Up

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

February 23, 2024

Hear from Tasmanian trout fishing guide Matt who shares what he's expecting as the 2024 fly fishing season enters March and April.

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Everything You Need to Know About Trout Fishing Licences in Tasmania (2024)

Everything You Need to Know About Trout Fishing Licences in Tasmania (2024)

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

February 1, 2024

Explore our detailed guide on trout fishing licences in Tasmania including information about licence types, costs, regulations, and the best trout fishing spots.

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The best places to fly fish for trout in Tasmania (2024)

The best places to fly fish for trout in Tasmania (2024)

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

January 1, 2024

Learn more about the best fly fishing spots in Tasmania and experience catching brown and rainbow trout in one of the most pristine fishing destinations in the world.

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2023/24 Tasmanian Fly Fishing: Mid-Season Update

2023/24 Tasmanian Fly Fishing: Mid-Season Update

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

January 1, 2024

Join Trout Tales for a mega mid-season fly fishing update in Tasmania - recapping everything from fishing conditions, best locations, tips and tricks and more...

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Essential Guide: What To Pack For Summer Fly Fishing In Tasmania

Essential Guide: What To Pack For Summer Fly Fishing In Tasmania

Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

December 22, 2023

Our latest post shares our top gear tips to back when visiting Tasmania in summer for a fly fishing adventure.

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A Day on the River with Trout Tales Tasmania: Paul's Journey to Mastering Trout Fishing

A Day on the River with Trout Tales Tasmania: Paul's Journey to Mastering Trout Fishing

Client Experiences

November 22, 2023

Join Paul on his fly fishing journey with Trout Tales Tasmania, mastering trout fishing techniques and enjoying some pristine Tasmanian river conditions.

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Seasonal Shifts: How Tasmania's Weather Influences Trout Behaviour

Seasonal Shifts: How Tasmania's Weather Influences Trout Behaviour

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

October 19, 2023

Explore the intricate relationship between Tasmania's dynamic weather patterns and trout behaviour. Explore the seasonal shifts and adapt your fishing strategies for a successful angling experience in Tasmania.

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Fly Fishing in Tasmania – 2023 Early Season Update

Fly Fishing in Tasmania – 2023 Early Season Update

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

October 3, 2023

Read up on early season fly fishing in Tasmania for 2023, including updates from around the popular locations, what's fishing well and what we're expecting for the rest of the year.

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Trout Fishing in Tasmania Season: Ultimate Guide For 2024/25

Trout Fishing in Tasmania Season: Ultimate Guide For 2024/25

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

September 5, 2023

Your ultimate guide to fly fishing in Tasmania - packed with angler notes and key fishing opportunities from local Trout Tales fishing guide Matt Stone.

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2023 Tasmanian Trout Fishing Season Opening: Recap

2023 Tasmanian Trout Fishing Season Opening: Recap

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

August 15, 2023

Recap the opening weekend of the 2023 trout fishing season in Tasmania with Trout Tales, with highlights from Little Pine Lagoon and the unique experiences of trout fishing in Tasmania's central highlands.

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Trout Tales Launches New Fly Fishing in Tasmania Workshops Series

Trout Tales Launches New Fly Fishing in Tasmania Workshops Series

Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

August 3, 2023

Trout Tales is pleased to announce it's new fly fishing school - a series of learn-to-fly-fish workshops in Tasmania.

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What To Expect From 2023 Trout Season Open in Tasmania

What To Expect From 2023 Trout Season Open in Tasmania

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

August 1, 2023

As we build up to the opening of the Tasmanian trout fishing season in 2023, Matt previews what's to come.

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Preparing Your Fly Fishing Gear for the Upcoming Trout Season in Tasmania

Preparing Your Fly Fishing Gear for the Upcoming Trout Season in Tasmania

Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

July 28, 2023

With the Tasmanian trout fishing season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to share some essential tips on gear preparation.

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The Art of Casting: Mastering Fly Fishing Techniques

The Art of Casting: Mastering Fly Fishing Techniques

Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

July 19, 2023

Learn everything about the art of casting and fly fishing techniques, specifically for fishing in Tasmania, through our comprehensive guide.

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Trout Tales Launches New Newsletter for Trout Fishing in Tasmania

Trout Tales Launches New Newsletter for Trout Fishing in Tasmania

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

July 17, 2023

Trout Tales are pleased to share a new initiative ahead of the 2023 Tasmanian fly fishing season in our trout fishing newsletter.

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Multi-Day Fly Fishing Tours: What to Expect with Trout Tales Tasmania

Multi-Day Fly Fishing Tours: What to Expect with Trout Tales Tasmania

Tour and Tasmania Information

July 16, 2023

A guide to what customers can expect when they book a multi-day trout fishing Tasmania tour with Trout Tales Tasmania, including accommodation, meals, and fly fishing experiences.

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Fly Fishing For Beginners: Three Tips From Your Tasmanian Fishing Guide

Fly Fishing For Beginners: Three Tips From Your Tasmanian Fishing Guide

Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

July 12, 2023

Master fly fishing in Tasmania with our top tips for beginners. Learn casting, patience, gear selection, and more to increase your success when out on the water.

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River Fly Fishing in Tasmania – Adapting your technique to suit different water types

River Fly Fishing in Tasmania – Adapting your technique to suit different water types

Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

June 5, 2023

Well known for it's diverse water types, this post dives into the world of river fly fishing in Tasmania including a technique-specific focus to ensure a successful trout fishing trip.

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Top Things to Do in Tasmania For 2024: Your Guide to the Island's Best Attractions and Activities

Top Things to Do in Tasmania For 2024: Your Guide to the Island's Best Attractions and Activities

Tour and Tasmania Information

May 28, 2023

If you're visiting Tasmania for a fishing trip or wider adventure, here's some things to do with the best activities and attractions to get the most from your trip.

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3 tips to get the most out of your fly fishing trip to Tasmania

3 tips to get the most out of your fly fishing trip to Tasmania

Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

March 15, 2023

If you're heading to Tasmania for a fly fishing trip, these tips from Trout Tales guide Matt can help you get the most out of your adventure.

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Trout Tales features on 7MATE "On The Fly" TV show

Trout Tales features on 7MATE "On The Fly" TV show

Partner Updates

February 1, 2023

Matt from Trout Tales recently joined Gav from Hurleys to showcase some of Tasmania's best fishing spots on the television show On The Fly.

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Tasmanian Trout Fishing 2022/23 - Mid Season Recap

Tasmanian Trout Fishing 2022/23 - Mid Season Recap

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

November 28, 2022

With summer fast upon us, we recap the first half of the trout fly fishing season in Tasmania for 2022/23.

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Experience Multi Day Fly Fishing Tours in Tasmania

Experience Multi Day Fly Fishing Tours in Tasmania

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

October 28, 2022

How long do you need to fully appreciate Tasmania's world class fly fishery? In our latest post, we explore our fishing charter packages from single to multi day experiences.

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Trout Tales hosting workshop - fly fishing the highland lakes of Tasmania

Trout Tales hosting workshop - fly fishing the highland lakes of Tasmania

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

October 27, 2022

Join us for a day trip to Tasmania's stunning highland lakes to learn everything you need to know about fly fishing.

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28 Gates Exclusive Fly Fishing Experience

28 Gates Exclusive Fly Fishing Experience

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

October 19, 2022

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

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The best fly techniques for trout fishing in Tasmania

The best fly techniques for trout fishing in Tasmania

Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

September 28, 2022

With an endless range of lakes, rivers, lagoons and streams, Tasmania really is fly fishing heaven. Read on to learn about some of the techniques we use.

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Tasmanian Trout Fishing Report - August 2022

Tasmanian Trout Fishing Report - August 2022

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

September 7, 2022

Get up to date with our recap the first month of the trout fishing season in Tasmania for 2022.

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Bothwell Bicentennial Festival - 15th and 16th October 2022

Bothwell Bicentennial Festival - 15th and 16th October 2022

Tour and Tasmania Information

August 23, 2022

Trout Tales Tasmania are excited to help commemorate 200 years of the Bothwell township and the tradition of trout fly fishing in the region.

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Tasmanian Flies And Patterns For Trout Fishing

Tasmanian Flies And Patterns For Trout Fishing

Fly Fishing Tips and Techniques

August 23, 2022

For most anglers in Tasmania, flies are undoubtedly the most fascinating component of a fly-fishing set-up.

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2022 Tasmanian Trout Fishing Season Opening

2022 Tasmanian Trout Fishing Season Opening

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

August 10, 2022

Read on for our recap of the 2022 Tasmanian Trout Fishing Season opening - and what we're expecting from the upcoming season.

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Trout Tales personalised and unique Trout Fishing Tours Tasmania

Trout Tales personalised and unique Trout Fishing Tours Tasmania

Tour and Tasmania Information

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 Fly 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 Fly 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 Fly 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 Fly 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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Tasmanian Fishing Links

Tasmanian Fishing Links

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

October 1, 2021

Relevant links and resources to trout and fly fishing in Tasmania.

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Rainbow Trout Fly Fishing in Tasmania

Rainbow Trout Fly Fishing in Tasmania

Tasmanian Fly 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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Spring Trout Fishing in Tasmania

Spring Trout Fishing in Tasmania

Tasmanian Fly 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 Fly Fishing Updates

September 5, 2021

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

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Accommodation providers for fly fishing in Tasmania

Accommodation providers for fly fishing in Tasmania

Tour and Tasmania Information

September 1, 2021

Accommodation providers that we work closely with at Trout Tales Tasmania to create our all inclusive, guided fly fishing packages.

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Loch Style Fly Fishing in Tasmania

Loch Style Fly Fishing in Tasmania

Tasmanian Fly 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

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

August 22, 2021

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

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Fly Fishing Gear using Code TT10

Fly Fishing Gear using Code TT10

Partner Updates

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

Tour and Tasmania Information

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

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

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

Partner Updates

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

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

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

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

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

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

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 Fly 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

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

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

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

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!

Tour and Tasmania Information

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

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

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

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

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

Tasmanian Fishing Locations

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

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

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

Tour and Tasmania Information

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

Tasmanian Fly Fishing Updates

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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Trout Tales Newsletter

Trout Tales Newsletter

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Visit the Trout Tales Tasmania video hub for the latest overviews and fishing updates from around Tasmania.

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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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