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Presented from Issue 96
December on the rivers got off to a good start, featuring strong flows and warm water temperatures across the north of the state, after a slow late November period. Calmer conditions were perfect for consistent baetid hatches on the St Patricks River and upper Meander, solid black spinner falls on the South Esk, and excellent red spinner action at Brumbys Creek. Caddis hatches also fired the fishing along the upper Meander, and to a lesser extent along the small headwater streams of the north and north east. The Mersey around Liena, and further down around Merseylea also fished extremely well, with fish to 4lbs on the dry and shallow nymphs. The Mersey is an example of the benefits to be had from high winter flow rates in the past few years, along with environmental flows outside of periods where dams are spilling.
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by Justin Causby Presented from Issue 93
Such are the busy lifestyles these days it seems no sooner has the brown trout season closed and it is already July once again. And with that, the mind starts to ponder the first Saturday in August; where will the trout be this year in the Derwent River, what will they be focused on, will it rain between now and then, just how much baitfish will be through the system and last but certainly not least, searunners?
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by Craig Vertigan - Presented from Issue 91
It’s easy to forget what a great sports fishery we have on our doorsteps living here in Hobart. When I have a full day or a weekend to spare for a fishing trip nine times out of ten it will be somewhere other than my local system. This leaves me doing shorter trips from an hour to a half day on the Derwent. Some of those trips can be just awesome and it leaves me wondering how good it could get if I concentrated my efforts for a whole day or two.
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Mercury toxicity in Bream from the Derwent River
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Rivers Article Count: 165
Saltwater and Estuary Fishing Article Count: 257
Kayak Fishing Article Count: 26
Lakes Article Count: 413
Great Lake Article Count: 61
Lake Leake Article Count: 50
Woods Lake Article Count: 15
Lake Augusta Article Count: 11
Huntsman Lake Article Count: 13
Lake Pedder and Gordon Article Count: 6
Lake Dulverton Article Count: 5
Lake Crescent Article Count: 5
Tooms Lake Article Count: 10
Lake Mackintosh Article Count: 2
Lake Barrington Article Count: 5
Little Lake Article Count: 8
Meadowbank Lake Article Count: 5
Lake King William Article Count: 7
Lake St Clair Article Count: 2
Western Lakes Article Count: 7
Arthurs Lake Article Count: 29
Lake Echo Article Count: 6
Four Springs Article Count: 54
Lake Sorell Article Count: 5
Lake Burbury Article Count: 6
Other Lakes Article Count: 54
Lakes with only a few articles ...
Brushy Lagoon Article Count: 18
Little Pine Lagoon Article Count: 5
Penstock Lagoon Article Count: 16
Brumbys Creek Article Count: 7
Coastal Catches Article Count: 46
Super Trawler Article Count: 45
IFS, DPIPWE, MAST and Peak Bodies Article Count: 186
Commercial Interests Article Count: 94
Other Article Count: 23
TFBN Back Issues Article Count: 8
Fly Fishing Article Count: 59
Trout Fishing Article Count: 169
Meteorology and Weather Article Count: 5
Jan’s Flies Article Count: 34
Tuna Fishing and other Game Fishing Article Count: 70
Cooking Fish Article Count: 15
Fishing Information Article Count: 29
Handy information and links to fisheries,weather etc
Tassie Hot spots Article Count: 17
Mike's Top 10 Spots Article Count: 11
Tasmania's Top Ten Fishing Spots
All articles by Mike Stevens
Tasmania is surrounded by water and has some spectacular marine fishing from bays, river and estuary systems to game fishing for yellowfin tuna, albacore, striped marlin and southern bluefin tuna.
Southern bluefin tuna are one of the most keenly sought game fish and several world records for these are held in Tasmania.
In fresh water Tasmania has a world class trout fishery. The Central Highlands boasts over 3000 lakes and tarns, most of which hold trout. Many of these are only accessible by foot, but the journey can be a reward in itself as the walk can be spectacular. Rivers are also highly regarded and many have reasonable flows all year.
Fishing Books Article Count: 8
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