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Small streams are sweet

Mike Stevens gives some tips about fishing small streams for little fish.
I don’t particularly chase big fish. I like to catch them of course, but often I would rather catch ten small trout in a stream, rather than one big trout in a lake.
Recently I had some Victorian friends over and they also love the small northern streams. Fishing these predominately with small dry flies is such fun I can barely even begin to describe it. Most headwater streams have enough water and the eager little trout will come up and inspect your offerings.

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Rock Lobster Opening Dates 2013

Hi Mike
We are getting quite a few enquiries about the various rock lobster season opening dates and whether fishers can transit between open and closed areas.  I’ve attached a flyer here. The information is also on the DPIPWE website at:

We thought it may come up on your radio spot this Saturday which is the date the first area, the Western Region, opens.  Please contact Rod if you need further information.

Sally Williams

Fisheries Communications Officer
Wild Fisheries Management Branch
Dept of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
GPO Box 44

Ph:          (03) 6233 3119 or 0410 447 957
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