Fly Fishing Tours Near Launceston

Your ultimate adventure awaits through our personalised, all-inclusive fly fishing tours in Launceston.

With its hidden secrets and excellent conditions, Launceston presents an abundance of fly fishing opportunities for visitors and locals alike.

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.

Highlights of fly fishing near Launceston

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:

  • Central Location: Nestled in the heart of Northern Tasmania, Launceston serves as the perfect starting point for your fishing expeditions. Our Trout Tales Tasmania guides will introduce you to hidden gems like the Mersey River, Meander River, and more.
  • Accommodation: From luxury suites to cozy hostels, Launceston has it all that can cater to every budget and preference.
  • Expertise at Your Disposal: Our local fishing guides, with their vast experience, ensure you get the best out of your fishing trip. Learn the tricks of the trade, best fishing spots, and more.
  • More than Just Fishing: When not fishing, explore Launceston's other attractions. Be it the mesmerising Cataract Gorge or the renowned Tamar Valley wine region, there's something for everyone.
  • Well-Connected: With easy connectivity by road, air, and sea, starting your fishing adventure has never been easier.
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Best trout fishing locations near Launceston

For those passionate about fly fishing, Launceston is a treasure trove of opportunities with popular locations including:

  • Mersey River: A prime location for both brown and rainbow trout, offering diverse fishing spots from slow deep pools to shallow fast waters.
  • Meander River: Flowing through picturesque landscapes, it's a fly fisher's paradise.
  • Brumbys Creek: Known for its three weirs, it provides excellent fly fishing throughout the season.
  • South Esk River: A vast river system offering varied fishing opportunities throughout its length.

For a more detailed exploration of each location, check out our full article on the best fly fishing spots near Launceston.

Frequent questions about fishing 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.

Ready for the Ultimate Fly Fishing Experience near Launceston?

With its stunning location, top-notch amenities, and the promise of a memorable fishing experience, Launceston beckons every angler.

At Trout Tales Tasmania, we ensure every moment of your trip is memorable - from all-inclusive fishing packages to expert guidance, we've got you covered.

Ready to embark on a fishing adventure of a lifetime? Book your fishing trip today!

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