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Early Prospects for 2009-10 Trout Fishing Season

Greg French
Since the big wet of 1996-97 Tasmania, like the rest of south-eastern Australia, has suffered from a severe lack of rain. The Midlands, East Coast and eastern fringes of the Central Plateau have been especially hard hit in the last three years, with disastrous consequences for high-profile trout fisheries like Tooms Lake, Craigbourne Dam and the Coal River. Whether this can be attributed to normal drought cycles is moot: the trend to generally drier conditions has been evident since at least the mid-1980s and may well be the result of irreversible climate change.

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When you have finished for the day, why not have a brag about the ones that didn't get away! Send Mike an article on your fishing (Click here for contact details), and we'll get it published here. Have fun fishing - tasfish.com

gone fishing day 2016 logoGet into fishing! The first ever national Gone Fishing Day is happening on Sunday, 16 October! It's a great opportunity to take family, mates or just yourself fishing in the great Tassie outdoors. Either register below for one of the Fishcare supported events around the state or as an individual at the Gone Fishing Day website - you could win a prize!
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Devonport
Devonport City Council Fishing Clinic, Reg Hope Park, 10am - 1pm. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St Helens
Fishcare Learn to Fish Clinic, St Helens Wharf, 10am - 2pm. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

George Town
Tamar River Family Fun Fish, hosted by the Game Fishing Club of Northern Tasmania, 9am - 2pm. Fishing from Batman Bridge to Low Head. BBQ at George Town Yacht Club. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Midway Point
McGees Bridge Fishcare Community Patrol, 10am-12pm. BYO fishing rod or some available to use. Pick up a free ruler or fishing Guide. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Beauty Point
Get Outside with the Community Migrant Fishing Clinic, hosted by Parks and Wildlife, Inspection Head Wharf, 1-3pm. Limited numbers. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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