Tasmania offers a wide range of fly-fishing opportunities from the flat lowland rivers of the north to the rainforest creeks of the south and the wilderness lakes of the Western Central Plateau.
Guides and Accommodation in Tasmania
DRIFTWATER - Meander Valley
Contact: Karen & Peter Brooks
Phone: 0408 427 767
‘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...
GREG BEECROFT GUIDING - Bronte Park
Contact: Greg Beecroft
Phone: 03 6289 1294
Mobile: 0428 611 270
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.
RED TAG TOURS - Hobart
Contact: Roger Butler
Phone/Fax: 03 6229 5896
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
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
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
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.
TASSIE BOAT HIRE
Contact: Reel Tackle & Bait, Ulverstone
Mobile: 0429 475 550
A local business giving fishermen the opportunity to experience what most only dream about, from trophy trout in the highlands to feisty bream in the estuaries. Dual-cab 4WD also available.
TROUT TERRITORY - GUIDED FLY FISHING - Cressy
Contact: Gary France & Fiona Dewar
Phone: 03 6397 5001 Fax: 03 6397 5018
Mobile: 0418 875 001
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.
INLAND FISHERIES SERVICE (IFS)
Government agency managing trout fishing, licences, stocking, regulations.
TROUT GUIDES AND LODGES
Your portal to accredited Guides, Lodges and Private Fisheries throughout Tasmania.
Official government website featuring tourism operators and visitor information.