Trout Waters

Wild trout in Tasmania

Wild trout fishing in Tasmania is diverse, involving many different techniques: polaroiding on blue sky days, or sight fishing for tailing wild brown trout in shallow weedy margins, typical of the Western Lakes, or Mayfly hatches on Brumbys Creek, Macquarie River and Arthur’s Lake, or cruising the windlanes of Great Lake.

There are so many outstanding trout waters in Tasmania to choose from when you go trout fishing. We’d like to share some of our favourites!

Brumbys Creek

One of our favourite trout waters, from day one a trout fisher can expect to find a display of feeding fish in some of the shallow areas… tails and swirls! … read more…

Macquarie River

Adjacent to our property, the Macquarie is a low-lying meadow river through most of its reaches and flows in one of the flattest areas of the northern midlands. Renowned for its flood fishing mainly in the spring … read more…

Great Lake

Only 30 minutes from Cressy, Great Lake is a deep and clear vast inland sea on the northern rim of the Great Western Tiers in the Central Highlands of Tasmania. It houses an excellent population of wild brown and rainbow trout … read more…

Arthur’s Lake

On the Central Plateau, in Tasmania’s Highlands, Arthur’s Lake is 45 minutes from Cressy. Recognised as Tasmania’s most productive and popular trout water, phenomenal wild brown trout populations … read more…

Penstock Lagoon

On the Central Plateau, 60 minutes from Cressy, Penstock Lagoon is a fly fishing only trout water. The population of good sized brown and rainbow trout … read more…

Little Pine Lagoon

On the Central Plateau, Little Pine is a fly fishing only trout water, shallow and well suited for wading. With grassy shorelines, marshes and excellent weed growth, it is surrounded by tussocks and heathland … read more…

Nineteen Lagoons

Consisting of a network of lagoons, each with its own individual characteristics, some isolated, others connected via creek systems, these waters are within an easy reach of our highland … read more…

 

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