Social and economic impact assessment

As you may be aware, Epuron Projects Pty Ltd is proposing a wind farm on land at St Patricks Plains in the Central Highlands. The project requires approval from the Central Highlands Council, the Environment Protection Authority and the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, requiring preparation of an environmental impact statement. Currently a number of studies relating to flora and fauna, wedge-tailed eagles, traffic, heritage, socio-economic factors, noise and visual impacts are being undertaken for inclusion in the environmental impact statement.

As part of this assessment, Pitt&Sherry are seeking community feedback to inform the community profile and to gather information about community concerns or interest in the project.

A cover letter and feedback form is attached to this email and we would greatly appreciate your assistance by returning this form, or providing your input in an alternative way that suits.

Thank you for your ongoing assistance.

Attached to this post are :

1) A general Cover Letter and

2) A feedback form

Cover LetterCover Letter - Feedback Form

learn fly fishThe Fly Fishers' Club of Tasmania runs several fly fishing schools per year. These are conducted at a sit down class in the morning and then the afternoon is on the water, just a short drive from Launceston, on the river.

You DO NOT need any gear to attend, but if you have gear please take it.

Sunday 27 September 10am - 3pm.

Sunday 8 November 10am - 3pm.

Program includes a basic understanding for beginners - or for advancing anglers. It is helpful for very beginners through to those that want to get a better understanding.

Tutors are there to help you progress your skills and to help you catch a fish.

Program

Welcome, safety briefing, water safety, hazards and some details about the FFCT.

Casting: Demonstration and basic casting techniques.

Understanding Lines, Leaders, Knots, Flies, Streamcraft.

Onstream demonstrations and understanding techniques such as dry fly, nymph under dry, nymphing etc.

Question time.

To book - go online or buy it in-store. Places are limited.

Our women’s fishing clinics are on this weekend:

  • Saturday 7th March in Hobart at the Domain Boat Ramp below the Regatta Grounds,
  • Sunday 8th March (which is International Womens Day) in St Helens (Main Wharf) and Somerset (Cam River near the playground).
  • All clinics 11.00am-1.00pm. 

Source :https://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/sea-fishing-aquaculture/community-resources/fishcare-tasmania/fishcare-calendar-of-events

Many thanks once again to all those that competed in our event, especially those that travelled from the big island to compete.

Also a special thanks to those that offered their boats for use during the competition, it was very much appreciated.

The final results are attached.

Fish Stats :

Total Fish Caught : 195

Woods Lake : 95 Biggest fish – Garth Jackson 57.6cm, Di Richards 57.3cm, Tom Jarman 56.9cm

Arthurs Lake : 100 Biggest fish – Tom Jarman 55.5cm, Karen Brooks 52.0cm, Casey Pfeiffer 52.0cm

Woods Lake Average Fish Length : 35.8cm

Arthurs Lake Average Fish Length : 37.9cm

Click here for a PDF of the full results

comp winner
Winning photo Tasmania Trout Fishing Photo
by Shaun Chooper "Keep em wet" taken at Lake Fergus

 

The IFS Trout Fishing Photography Competition is back for 2019-20.

We want your best Tasmanian trout fishing photos. Enter photos of fishing families, anglers, scenery and, of course, trout.

1st Place: $500, 2nd Place: 1 x pair Neoprene waders (Fly 'n Dry), 3rd and 4th Place: 10 x Lures (Hueys Lures).

Entries is free and will be accepted up until 5pm on Tuesday 5 May 2020.

Conditions apply - see entry form

Recreational Fishing Awards, which will be presented at the Gala Dinner of the National Recreational Fishing Conference, being held in Hobart in December.

Nominations close in three weeks.

Please read the attached PDF

Quamby open day 2019

Please follow these links for the Quamby Open Day POSTER and INFORMATION

A late cancellation has resulted in there being just a few spaces available for the upcoming Girls Gone Fly Fishing event at Hayes on Brumby's Lodge, Cressy, Tasmania. 

This special event will be held on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of March. All accommodation, tuition, meals and airport transfers are included in the 'live in' cost of $900.

This will be the 5th year of this highly successful event and we are very excited to have Heather Hodson from the USA as our guest presenter at this years event. See her bio here.

There are limited opportunities for 'Live in' attendance and day attendance opportunities for those living locally.

Click here to book your place on this remarkable event.

We want your best Tasmanian trout fishing photos. Entries for the Tasmanian Trout Fishing Photography Competition 2018-19 will be accepted up until 5pm on Tuesday 30 April 2019. In particular we are looking for photos of families, kids, female anglers, scenery shots and of course trout.

There are cash and gear prizes on offer - 1st Place: $500, 2nd Place: 1 x pair Neoprene waders (Fly 'n Dry), 3rd Place: 10 x Lures (Hueys Lures) 4th place 10 x Lures (Huey Lures) .

Entry is free. Conditions apply - see entry form

You can submit up to 6 images with maximum size 5 MB each.

Images will be showcased and the winner announced at Trout Weekend 2019.

Download the Entry Form, fill it out, press the submit button, attach your photos and email it all to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

with members of the 2018 Australian Commonwealth Fly Fishing Team, in association with Hayes on Brumbys - Cressy, Tasmania.

Join members of the Australian Fly Fishing Team for a coaching and guiding clinic in Tasmania. We request a $1200 donation (tax deductible through the Australian Sports Foundation) includes expenses - accomodation and meals @ Hayes on Brumbys.

Please note there are a limited number of participants!

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