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Manic Monday - Early Season Report: Tasmania

Manic Monday - Early Season Report: Tasmania

The Tasmanian trout season got underway to a good start, with enthusiastic anglers braving cold conditions finding some nice fish. After the interrupted end to last season due to restrictions created by the.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 09/21/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 11. Nineteen Lagoons

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 11. Nineteen Lagoons

The Nineteen Lagoons are a network of small lakes and lagoons accessed from the Lake Augusta road. The area receives a lot of attention from anglers, and is the ‘gateway’ to the Western Lakes.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 09/14/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 10. Arthurs Lake

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 10. Arthurs Lake

Arthurs Lake is a large hydro-electric storage which has long been one of Tasmania’s most popular and productive trout waters. The lake is home to an enormous population of wild brown trout averaging 1-3lb, with fish in excess of.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 09/07/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 9. Penstock Lagoon

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 9. Penstock Lagoon

Constructed in 1916 for hydro water storage, Penstock Lagoon is a small but very popular shallow water fishery. It performs best during overcast conditions and being surrounded by native bush, is more protected than many other waters on the Central Highlands..... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/31/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 8. Bronte Lagoon

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 8. Bronte Lagoon

Located geographically at the centre of Tasmania, Bronte lagoon is medium sized hydro-electric storage set in native bush with extensive areas of tussock margin. The lagoon is located within a 10 minute drive of.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/24/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 7. Brumbys Creek

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 7. Brumbys Creek

Brumbys Creek is a tailrace fishery located 40 minutes south of Launceston, near Cressy in northern Tasmania. Fed by water released from the Great Lake, Brumbys is a mixture of flowing and broad-waters.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/17/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 6. Great Lake

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 6. Great Lake

Large, exposed and set in a barren landscape the Great Lake is biggest water in Tasmania’s Central Highlands. The lake is a major hydro-electric storage and suffers from large water draw-downs each summer, but unlike many other.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/10/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 5. The Mersey River

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 5. The Mersey River

The Mersey River is a wonderful fishery located in northwest Tasmania. Beginning life at Lake Meston, the river flows 147 kilometers before entering Bass Straight in Devonport.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 08/03/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 4. Four Springs Lake

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 4. Four Springs Lake

Four Springs Lake is a purpose built trout fishery located approximately 40 kilometers west of Launceston. Due to being relatively close to major population centers, it is a popular fishery which can become busy. It is a medium sized water with excellent boat.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 07/27/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 3. The Meander River

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 3. The Meander River

The Meander River begins life in the Great Western Tiers in Northern Tasmania, making its way through alpine bush before flowing into Lake Huntsman just out of the township of Meander. Below the.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 07/20/2020