Frequently Asked Questions
How much do your trout fly fishing packages cost?
Our unique and all-inclusive trout fly fishing packages in Tasmania start from $600 for an individual angler, but also accommodate couples and groups from as little as $800. For more information, visit our Trout Fly Fishing Packages page.
What's included in the trout fishing packages?
When booking your Tasmanian trout fly fishing tour with Trout Tales, we provide:
- Transport to and from Hobart;
- Fly fishing equipment and angling gear;
- Local Tasmanian cuisine and beverages;
- Your own personal, fully accredited fly fishing Guide and qualified chef.
If you have any additional requirements, feel free to get in touch with Matt at any time.
What do I need to bring on my trout fly fishing tour?
Here are some handy items and attitudes to bring along to your trip with Trout Tales Tasmania:
- A desire to experience the Tasmanian wilderness;
- A current Tasmanian angling license (can be arranged on the day);
- Personal fly-fishing equipment (optional);
- Warm clothes, hat and polarised sunglasses.
Who's behind Trout Tales Tasmania?
Trout Tales is run by passionate fly fisher and proud Tasmanian, Matt Stone.
"For over fifteen years I’ve developed my passion for fly fishing, wild trout and for the amazing places experienced in Tasmania along the way. After many years of early morning starts, long days on the water and endless lessons learned from unforgiving trout -I have accumulated a deep knowledge of fly fishing and respect for how Tasmania is truly a special place to experience."
Learn more about Matt and our story at the About Trout Tales page.
When does the Tasmanian trout fishing season open?
The main trout fishing season runs from August until April each year and we have a wide range of fly fishing options available throughout this time. Early season fly fishing in Tasmania can be a great experience and wet fly fishing can be extremely effective on many of our lakes.
Where are the best fishing spots near Hobart?
Hobart, being the capital of Tasmania, is a popular spot for many travelling trout fishers. Areas such as the Derwent Valley region, the Derwent River system and the Coal Valley region are popular destinations for trout fly fishers. You can check our our dedicated blog post for more of the best fishing spots around Hobart.