This year the Great Lake Tie-In is on Saturday 23rd November, close to the 2019 World Fly Fishing Championships. The weekend starts the night before, however, on Friday 22nd, with the Inland Fisheries “Talk Trout Tasmania” at the Great Lake Community Centre from 7pm – 9pm. Saturday 23rd, Fly Tying Demos from 10am – 4pm. Family friendly event, all…

Great shots in this video: The Hon Guy Barnett, Minister responsible for Inland Fisheries, welcomes teams competing in the World Fly Fishing Championship 2019 along with visitors to come and fish for Tasmania’s wild brown trout.

We are very pleased to announce that Ken Orr was inducted into the Tasmanian Angling Hall of Fame in 2019. Nominated by Trout Guides and Lodges for the Tasmanian Angling Hall of Fame, Ken Orr was inducted at a ceremony held at the Inland Fisheries Service Liawenee Trout Weekend on 18th May by the Fisheries…

In 1864, trout were successfully acclimatised into Tasmania. This amazing achievement was significant considering there were several failed attempts prior to this! Today Tasmania claims the purest strains of wild trout in the world. In 2014 Tasmania celebrated the 150 year anniversary of wild trout in Tasmania. TGALT commemorated the anniversary with a variety of…

Tasmania’s new Brown Trout Season opens Saturday August 6th. All rivers and streams, plus all lakes and lagoons classified as ‘brown trout waters’ re-open from August 6th. With the states wettest late Autumn and Winter to date, our trout have had the best spawning conditions for years. This inflow of water also gives the fish…