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Jul 28, 2016

Tooms Lake – we’re hoping for big things

Tooms Lake has gained a reputation as an early season venue. But if the conditions and water levels are right, angling can be rewarding for the whole season. Towards the end of last season, ...

Jul 27, 2016

Lake Pedder - the inland ocean

If you are looking somewhere to fish this season why not try somewhere a little different. There are lots of fishing opportunities around Tasmania. Lake Pedder was created in 1971 when Hydro ...

Jul 27, 2016

Forestry Tasmania roads closed

Forestry Tasmania has had to close some roads because of flood damage. Two of these closures will affect a few popular waters. Lake Mackenzie Road is closed to all traffic for 6 weeks for ...

Jul 26, 2016

Ten sleeps to go

Saturday August 6 is the opening of the brown trout waters which signals the start of the 2016-17 brown trout season. We thought we’d count down the days by looking at the fishing ahead because the ...

Jul 26, 2016

Fish for junior angling dams

Brett Mawbey, our Manager of Stocking, sure has been busy. Two junior angling dams were stocked today with Atlantic salmon to support their clubs’ junior development program. It will also promote ...