2015 Tasmanian Trout fishing season opens August 1

An adult Rainbow trout

The majority of Tasmania’s inland waterways are officially open for the 2015 Trout Fishing season on?Saturday 1st?August, with the Inland Fishery Service stocking fisheries around Tasmania with adult Brown trout from highland streams. ? Recent snow falls will see rivers rising for the start of the season.

Brown trout

Brown trout – image by Burnopfielder1


Licences are available from the Inland Fishery website.? You can read about the current state of the waterways here.

For those unable to make it this weekend, the Anglers Alliance has set up a series of 10 webcams in the highland lakes, attracting up to 300 hits a day.

The Racecourse Inn offers stylish and comfortable heritage listed accommodation in a Georgian era (c.1838) building in Longford, only minutes from Brumby’s Creek at Cressy, the South Esk and Macquarie Rivers, ?and 40 minutes from the Great Lake.

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Brumby's Creek is excellent fly fishing.

Brumby’s Creek is excellent fly fishing.