Particularly for those that live in the surrounding areas, Launceston and Northern Tasmania are not just any fishing destinations; they are a fly fisher's haven.
Launceston presents a plethora of trout fishing opportunities, from the serene rivers and streams to the vast lakes and lagoons - the Northern Tasmania area often stands out as a popular choice for anglers worldwide.
Being the second-largest city in Tasmania, Launceston is a brief one-hour flight from Melbourne or a short drive from Devonport, where the Spirit of Tasmania ferry arrives.
Our guided fly fishing tours from Launceston promise not just a fishing trip but an unforgettable experience of Tasmania.
Whether you're a seasoned angler or just starting out, our Trout Tales Tasmanian fishing guides are equipped with the expertise to help you reel in wild trout from one of the state's most picturesque locations.
Launceston, a bustling city in northern Tasmania, is more than its historic architecture and vibrant arts scene - it's a haven for fly fishing enthusiasts and here's why:
Related blog post: Check out our curated list of things to do while visiting Tasmania...
For those passionate about fly fishing, Launceston is a treasure trove of opportunities with popular locations including:
For a more detailed exploration of each location, check out our full article on the best fly fishing spots near Launceston.
What's the best time to go fly fishing in Launceston?
While fly fishing is an all season-round activity in Launceston, spring and autumn witness the most significant hatches, making them ideal times to visit along with the popular summer months.
Do I need prior experience to join the tours?
Not at all! Our trout fishing tours in Tasmania cater to both beginners and seasoned anglers. Our guides will ensure you have an excellent experience regardless of your skill level.
What should I bring on the tour?
While we provide most of the fishing equipment, it's advisable to bring comfortable clothing, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Learn more about layering and clothes to bring while fly fishing through our dedicated video.
With its stunning location, top-notch amenities, and the promise of a memorable fishing experience, Launceston beckons every angler.
Ready to embark on a fishing adventure of a lifetime? Book your fishing trip today!
Trout Tales offers all-inclusive fly fishing packages to get the most out of your visit to Launceston. Ready to book or enquire about your fishing trip? Get in touch via our book now page today.book now
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.read post
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.read post
Trout Tales fishing guide Matt shares all the details about the season of trout fishing in Tasmania, packed with angler notes and key fishing opportunities.read post