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.
What can I expect to catch?
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 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 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
Listed are Lakes you can Fish and Location
|Lake / Dam||Nearest Town||Location|
|Lake St Clair||Cradle Mountain||Central Highlands|
|Lake King William||Derwnt Bridge||Central Highlands|
|Lake Liapootah||Wayatinah||Central Highlands|
|Wayatinah Lagoon||Wayatinah||Central Highlands|
|Lake Catagunya||Wayatinah||Central Highlands|
|Lake Repulse||Ouse||Central Highlands|
|Cluny Lagoon||Ouse||Central Highlands|
|Meadowbank Lake||Ouse||Central Highlands|
|Lake Pedder||Strathgordon||West Coast of Tasmania|
|Lake Gordon||StrathGordon||West Coast of Tasmania|
|Lake Burbury||Queenstown||West Coast of Tasmania|
|Lake Plimsoll||Queenstown||West Coast of Tasmania|
|Lake Murchison||Queenstown||West Coast of Tasmania|
|Lake Mackintosh||Queenstown||West Coast of Tasmania|
|Lake Rosebery||Tullah||West Coast of Tasmania|
|Lake Pieman||Rosebery||West Coast of Tasmania|
|Lake Mackenzie||Sheffield||Northern Tasmania|
|Lake Rowallan||Sheffield||Northern Tasmania|
|Lake Parangana||Sheffield||Northern Tasmania|
|Lake Cethana||Sheffield||Northern Tasmania|
|Lake Barrington||Sheffield||Northern Tasmania|
|Lake Gairdner||Sheffield||Northern Tasmania|
|Lake Paloona||Sheffield||Northern Tasmania|
Map of Tasmania
Where do I get a Tasmanian Fishing licence?
A Full Season licence runs for 12 months from 1st August to 31 July each year. Short Term licences are also available for periods of 28 days, 7 days and 48 hours.
You can also purchase or renew an angling licences online here.
Fishing Licence Costs Check Website Above for any Updated Prices
Fees for the 2017-2018 Angling Season
|Renewal, One Adult Five Season||$360.00|
|Renewal, One Adult Five Season 2 Rod||$435.00|
|Renewal, One Senior Five Season||$290.00|
|Renewal, One Senior Five Season 2 Rod||$327.00|
|Renewal, One Pensioner Five Season||$200.00|
|Renewal, One Pensioner Five Season 2 Rod||$237.00|
|Renewal, One Adult Full Season||$75.50|
|Renewal, One Adult Full Season 2 Rod||$91.00|
|Renewal, One Pensioner Full Season||$41.50|
|Renewal, One Pensioner Full Season 2 Rod||$49.20|
|Renewal, One Senior Full Season||$60.00|
|Renewal, One Senior Full Season 2 Rod||$67.70|
|Renewal, One Junior (14-17yrs) Full Season||$12.00|
|Renewal, One Junior Full Season 2 Rod||$19.70|
|Purchase, One Adult Five Season||$360.00|
|Purchase, One Adult Five Season 2 Rod||$435.00|
|Purchase, One Senior Five Season||$290.00|
|Purchase, One Senior Five Season 2 Rod||$327.00|
|Purchase, One Pensioner Five Season||$200.00|
|Purchase, One Pensioner Five Season 2 Rod||$237.00|
|One Adult Full Season||$75.50|
|One Adult Full Season 2 Rod||$91.00|
|One Pensioner Full Season||$41.50|
|One Pensioner Full Season 2 Rod||$49.20|
|One Senior Full Season||$60.00|
|One Senior Full Season 2 Rod||$67.70|
|One Junior (14-17yrs) Full Season||$12.00|
|One Junior Full Season 2 Rod||$19.70|
|One Person 28 Days||$60.00|
|One Person 28 Days 2 Rod||$67.70|
|One Person 7 Days||$38.50|
|One Person 7 Days 2 Rod||$46.20|
|One Person 48 Hours||$23.00|
|One Person 48 Hours 2 Rod||$30.70|
|Same Adult 2nd Rod||$15.50|
|Same Person 2nd Rod||$7.70|
|Same Person 2nd Rod, 28 Day||$7.70|
|Same Person 2nd Rod, 7 Day||$7.70|
|Same Person 2nd Rod, 48 Hour||$7.70|
|Same Person 2nd Rod, 5 Season||$75.00|
|Same Person 2nd Rod, 5 Season, Pensioner||$37.00|
|Same Person 2nd Rod, 5 Season, Senior||$37.00|
Information about trout fishing tours in Tasmania with “TROUT TERRITORY:Enjoy your next Fishing Trip in Tasmania.
Tasmanian Fly Fishing Guided Tours
Please contact Gary and Fiona:
03 6397 5001
Mobiles: Gary 0418 875 001
Fiona 0417 975 006
Central Highlands Lodge
The Central Highlands Lodge offers welcoming accommodation on the shores of the magnificent Great Lake, in the small Central Highlands township of Miena, in Tasmania, Australia.
The spectacular drive from either Launceston or Hobart takes around 1.5 hours and the lodge has excellent proximity to some of Tasmania’s best lakes, trout and fly fishing.
7795 Highlands Lake Road
T: +61 (0)3 6259 8179
F: +61 (0)3 6259 8351