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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
Manic Monday - From Where You'd Rather Be

Manic Monday - From Where You'd Rather Be

This trip was one born out of a connection between a handful of guys who share the same passion for flyfishing. We had very little planned.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 07/13/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 2. Little Pine Lagoon

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 2. Little Pine Lagoon

Little Pine Lagoon is a highly regarded wild trout fishery located next to the Marlborough highway, 7 kilometers west of the Great Lake in Tasmania’s Central Plateau. This exposed, weedy and shallow.... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 07/06/2020
Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 1. The South Esk

Manic Monday - Tasmania in Detail. Part 1. The South Esk

Over the next wee while, our man on the ground in Tassie, Simon Taylor will be running us through some of the more productive and popular water in Tassie..... Read more

by Simon Taylor on 06/29/2020
Manic Monday - Barramundi Fishing Monduran Dam

Manic Monday - Barramundi Fishing Monduran Dam

Monday blues? Here's a little clip of some not so little barra being pulled from the depths of Monduran Dam in Queensland. If you've had some bad news.... Read more

by Gus Lapin on 06/22/2020
Manic Monday - Simms Freestone Pant Waders

Manic Monday - Simms Freestone Pant Waders

I’ve been using Simms wading pants to hike into Tasmania’s Western Lakes for quite a few years now and for me they have become a must have item to ensure I stay warm and dry during those early and late season trips. This year, I've invested in a new pair of the Simms Freestone Wading Pants.... Read more

by Craig Rist on 06/15/2020