Trout Fishing Tasmania
Trout Fishing Tasmania lists the best fishing spots for rainbow and brown trout in Tasmania. Licences, Fishing Guides, Accommodation and Weather. You can catch Fresh Water Brown & Rainbow Trout in Tasmania.
Tasmania surrounded by water, has some spectacular marine fishing from the sea, bays, rivers, dams and lakes.
Tasmania has a world class trout fishery. The Central Highlands boasts over 3000 lakes and tarns, most of which hold trout. Many are accessible only by foot. But the journey can also be a reward in itself as the walk can be spectacular for trout fishing.
What can I expect to catch when Trout Fishing?
You can catch wild trout in crystal clear waters surrounded by spectacular natural scenery, access prime fishing locations easily from major cities of Devonport, Launceston & Hobart. Fishing for a variety of trout and salmon at a single spot or at several spots within the one day.
Tasmania recreational fishery is based around four species of introduced salmonids (trout and salmon). Tasmania’s wild brown trout fishery, in particular, attracts anglers from interstate and overseas. The fishery also caters for a wide range of angling interest. Anglers have the choice of fishing many small streams that teem with brown trout in the 500 gram range. Also stalking larger fish in the shallow margins on many hundreds of lakes is possible.
For the intrepid angler, vast areas of National Park and World Heritage Areas contain excellent trout waters. These areas enable the outdoor enthusiast to combine trout fishing with bushwalking for the ultimate wilderness fishery experience.
The climate, particularly in the central highlands, is highly changeable. Beware and prepared that a sunny day can end up being snow and ice. Research the Weather forecast before you leave on a fishing trip and check the live webcams in the highlands.
Central Highlands Live WebCams Click Here
Some local advice on where to fish for trout and what to use, could make the difference to a successful fishing experience. Tasmania has a healthy network of angling clubs throughout the State and a string of accredited trout guides. Valuable advice is also available through tackle stores, where you can also purchase a fishing licence.
Angler Access brochures, which contain maps of the fishing spots are also available.
Below is info on fishing clubs and guides. Also you will need a license which we discuss next.
Where can I trout fish in Tasmania?
The lakes below are Hydro Tasmania Lakes that generate electricity. Check to see if they are open for fishing. Also please observe the water speeds, laws of boating. Keep off Hydro Tasmania fenced off areas, lake edges, dam walls and property. You can also check the levels of the lakes below by going to Hydro Tasmania Lake level page CLICK HERE