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AUSPREY TOURS - Launceston
Contact:
Peter & Alida Quigley
Phone/Fax: 03 6330 2612
Web: www.gotroutfishtasmania.com.au
Let us be your guide and enjoy a magnificent Tasmanian trout
fishing holiday. Fully inclusive accommodated, back-packing and tuition packages available for experienced anglers and beginners.
ARTHURS LAKE RETREAT - Arthurs Lake
Contact:
Jean Crocker
Web: www.arthurslakeretreat.com
Waterfront location with acreage on Tea tree Bay. Warm and modern design. Self-contained. Sleeps 2.

BRAMBLETYE - Conara
Contact: Di MacKinnon
Phone: (03) 6391 5558 Fax: (03) 6391 5543
Web: www.brambletyelodge.com.au
Beautiful views and km’s of fly fishing on private property. 30 mins from Launceston Airport. Spacious self contained accommodation for up to 8, includes full size billiard table.

BROADWATER ON MACQUARIE - Campbell Town
Contact: Melissa Youl
Phone: (03) 6398 5114 Fax: (03) 6398 5170
Web: www.thebroadwater.com.au
A unique secluded cabin/fishing lodge on private property overlooking the well known Macquarie River, famous for its "red spinner hatch". The fully equipped, self contained cabin makes an ideal getaway for families (up to 6 people), fishing enthusiasts or just a romantic couple. The central location of The Broadwater makes it an ideal base for excursions to nearby lakes and other rivers. Relax by the fire, take a walk in the bush amongst the native animal and bird life, swim the river, row a boat or enjoy a barbecue. Easy day trips to Launceston and the East Coast. Everything you need is provided. Just bring your food and your fishing rod and discover this special part of Tasmania. We are happy to supply your grocery needs by prior arrangement. We are also able to recommend local fishing guides.
driftwaterDRIFTWATER - Meander Valley
Contact:
Karen & Peter Brooks
Phone: 0408 427 767
Web: www.driftwater.com.au
‘It’s about the Journey’
At Driftwater we will design a fishing journey to your needs. Wading lowland rivers, polaroiding the highland lakes or drifting in our handcrafted wooden driftboats, casting bamboo. Relaxed and stylish accommodation in peaceful surroundings with exceptional food and wine. Your journey will be a unique and unforgettable one...
FISH-WILD TASMANIA - Hobart
Contact:
Bob McKinley
Phone: 0418 348 223 Fax 03 6223 8999
Web: www.fishwildtasmania.com
Trout fish the Highlands and Coastal regions of Tasmania with a professional guide and experience remote waters, sight fishing, wind lanes and full tuition for the novice. We provide excellence in guiding and customer service, specializing in the best early and late season fishing available as well as the pick of the summer dry fly opportunities. Call for more details on our all inclusive tours of 1 to 5 days with several accommodation options available from backpackers to lodges.
GREG BEECROFT GUIDING - Bronte Park
Contact:
Greg Beecroft
Phone: 03 6289 1294
Mobile: 0428 611 270
Web: www.tailingtrout.com.au
Let Greg Beecroft, one of Tasmania's most experienced fly fishermen, organise your guided fly fishing experience on your next visit to the state. Central to Tasmania's fly fishing and London Lakes "wild fishery". Few people know the fishing spots on the Central Highlands as well as Greg Beecroft.
PANSHANGER - Longford
Contact:
Maree Mills
Phone: 03 6397 6500 Fax: 03 6397 6502
Web: www.panshanger.com
Luxurious, colonian accommodation situated on the Lower Macquarie (Lake) River in Tasmania's Northern Midlands with kilometres of prime fly fishing on private property. Self contained, spacious and elegant accommodation for two in a wing of one of Tasmania's most notable historic homes. Relax in the extensive English parks and gardens that surround the homestead. 20 minutes from Launceston airport, 30 minutes to Launceston city. 1000 metre grass airstrip.
RED TAG TOURS - Hobart
Contact:
Roger Butler
Phone/Fax: 03 6229 5896
Web: www.redtagtrout.com
Casts you in the starring role. Local knowledge, dancing mayflies, great food, pursued damsels, cool refreshments, gulped mudeyes, warm welcome, home away from home, tailing browns, guide driven. It's all one phone call away.
RIVERFLY TASMANIA - Launceston
Contact:
Daniel Hackett
Phone: 03 6344 4910
Mobile: 0427 313 972
Web: www.riverfly.com.au
Raft fly fishing, wading rivers, or stalking streams - the choice is yours. Try our popular "Three Rivers" package – 3 Days, 3 Rivers, 3 Experiences. Or perhaps try our Wilderness Huts – purpose built huts on the edge of the Western Lakes and the World Heritage area. We are the ONLY operators licensed to guide in the Western Lakes. Daniel is co-author of 'In Season - Tasmania - a Year of Fly Fishing Highlights', and a regular contributor to FlyLife magazine. See issues 37, 42, 44, 45, 47, 53, 57 and 58 for Daniel's articles.
ROD AND FLY - Hobart
Contact:
Mike Tenner
Phone: 03 6266 4480
Mobile: 0408 469 771
Web: www.rodandfly.com.au
If you are a keen angler, or keen to learn, Rod & Fly Tasmania offers you the complete package: tuition at a private lake facility, or a trout hunting expedition to Tassie’s Central Highlands lakes and accommodation with all the comforts of home. Mike Tenner is a fully qualified instructor with over 30 years fly fishing experience. He instructs to suit your skill level and caters for individuals, families and groups. Much more detail on our website.
THE SHANNON RISE LODGE - Great Lake
Contact:
Shane Stevens
Phone: 03 5334 3851
Mobile: 0408 179 927
Web: www.shannonriselodge.com.au
Trout fish Tasmania and stay at The Shannon Rise Lodge. Quality fully self-contained accommodation situated at Haddens Bay in Miena, only metres from the shores of the Great Lake. Accommodates up to 7 people. Fully licensed.
Trout TerritoryTROUT TERRITORY - GUIDED FLY FISHING - Cressy
Contact:
Gary France & Fiona Dewar
Phone: 03 6397 5001 Fax: 03 6397 5018
Mobile: 0418 875 001
Web: www.troutterritory.com.au
Extensive local knowledge, quality gear, hearty food, great company and exciting fishing all come together to give you an entertaining and unique Tasmanian trout fishing experience. Gary, our guide, has spent years trout fishing in Tasmania. We offer a professional guided trout fishing holiday that includes all gear, angling licence, transport, lunch & refreshments.
twin lakesTWIN LAKES - Tasman Peninsula
Contact:
Rosie & Ian Cook
Phone: 03 6257 5113
Web: www.twinlakes.com.au
Located in Nugent Tasmania, a 40 minute drive from Hobart, Twin Lakes is without doubt the best privately owned trout waters in Australia. This haven provides you with the perfect opportunity to catch double figure fish in the 10-20 lb range as many of our clients can attest. All fish are grown in our lakes and are in top condition and well educated making them a challenge even for the most experienced fly fishermen!

Useful Links

INLAND FISHERIES SERVICE (IFS)
Government agency managing trout fishing, licences, stocking, regulations.
Web:
www.ifs.tas.gov.au

TROUT GUIDES AND LODGES
Your portal to accredited Guides, Lodges and Private Fisheries throughout Tasmania.
Web:
www.troutguidestasmania.com.au

TOURISM TASMANIA
Official government website featuring tourism operators and visitor information.
Web:
www.discovertasmania.com