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Sep 26, 2017

Whitebait poacher convicted

On Monday 25 September 2017 Dale Lester Lambert of Smithton appeared in the Burnie Magistrates Court and was convicted of whitebait offences. Lambert was fined a total of $1113.00 with court costs of ...

Sep 20, 2017

Rainbow trout waters to open on 30 September

The 2017-18 rainbow trout season is shaping up to be a good one with the current high water levels and recent catches of good sized fish in brown trout waters. With the opening of the waters known ...

Sep 20, 2017

The 2017 whitebait season opens Sunday 1 October

The 2017 whitebait season opens Sunday 1 October and will remain open until Saturday 11 November. The rivers open for whitebait fishing are subject to a schedule of annual rotations of open and ...

Sep 20, 2017

World Fly Fishing Championships 2017 - Slovakia

Congratulations to the Australian team members that competed in the recent World Fly Fishing Championships in Slovakia. It is well known that it is hard to beat the European teams on their continent. ...

Sep 04, 2017

Great Lake Tie-In

With the announcement of Tasmania as the host for the 2019 World Fly Fishing Championships, fly tying and fishing clubs of Tasmania present the Great Lake Tie-In (GLTI) Prominent Tasmanian fly ...