Aussie Fly Fisher - Tasmania

With its remote and natural landscape, Tasmania’s interconnected lakes, rivers and creeks are a beautiful place to chase brown trout.

Since 1864, brown trout have flourished all over the island. The success of natural recruitment, makes it one of the wildest remaining strains of brown trout in the world.

AFF Tassie Head Guide, Peter Broomhall, is no stranger to the local guiding scene. From novice to expert, Peter is passionate about guiding anglers onto their next best fish. Beyond the fishing, Peter is an avid wildlife and fly fishing photographer, regularly contributing to FlyLife & Catch magazines. His photography creates lasting memories, on and off the water for every guided day. Peter is a fly-tyer and well versed in Tasmania’s most beautiful and unique flora and fauna.

Tasmania has productive fishing from August to the end of April. With the opportunity for sight-fishing flooded lake margins, navigating lowland twig-water streams and chasing brawly sea-run trout in the early season months; anglers are also offered unparalleled sight fishing, mayfly hatches & terrestrial feeders, during the warmer parts of the season. Tasmania provides stream trout in good numbers and for the willing adventurer the challenge at a sight-fished cruising trophy brown.

Launceston is a central location for a variety of stream & lake fishing options. With daily flights from Sydney & Melbourne, the trip is a convenient weekend getaway. We offer tailored accommodation packages to make your stay easy and enjoyable.


Guided trips in Tasmania

Prices per day:

One angler – $750
Two anglers – $850 inclusive

Daily guiding price includes:
  • 9 hours of guiding and tuition
  • Lunch, snacks and beverages
  • All flies & tippet
  • All equipment as required (including fly rod, reel and line, waders/boots)
  • Pick up from Launceston, Tasmania

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