During the trout off-season I tend to spend a bit of time chasing bream, to continue getting a fishing fix, and spend time tying flies and dreaming about the trout season to come. It’s a time to spend doing tackle maintenance, stocking up on lures and dreaming up new challenges and goals for the trout season ahead. When the new season comes around I usually spend the first few months targeting sea runners. Sea run trout are simply brown trout that spend much of there lives out to sea and come in to the estuaries for spawning and to feed on whitebait and the other small endemic fishes that spawn in late winter through spring. Mixed in with the silvery sea runners you can also expect to catch resident fish that have the typical dark colours of a normal brown trout as well as atlantic salmon in some of our estuaries that are located near salmon farm pens. Living in Hobart it is quick and easy to do a trip on the Huon or Derwent and is a more comfortable proposition compared to a trip up to the highlands with snow and freezing winds to contend with.Read more ...
Your fishing time is precious! Now you can catch more fish by using an ‘Auto-retract’ cord holder and eliminate the annoying tangles of cord on the deck of your boat when using lure retrievers.
The auto retract cord holder stores your lure retriever cord neatly and safely and keeps your boat deck free of loose coils, thereby avoiding tangles or tripping over cord.
Black sides with white accents in immaculate condition. Used for trout fishing, bream tournaments, recreational use and skiing. No money spared on this boat and everything in perfect working order. Click here for Brouchure
Hope our friends with the fins have been kind! I wanted to reach out to you all as we launch PENN’s dedicated Australian face book page. This is unashamedly a call out to you guys to jump on the page and help us spread our wings as we get up and out there! Check out the link: http://www.facebook.com/PENNFishingAustralia
(Guide To Buying & Setting Up Your Boat For Fishing)
New edition from boating journalist Jeff Webster, is a 3rd Edition of his popular title, Fitting Out For Bay & Coastal Fishing. This 132 page glossy publication is a comprehensive guide to buying a new boat and setting it up for fishing. Experienced anglers may know how to rig up their boats for fishing, but if you’re not quite sure where to put that rod holder, how to set up your outriggers, or what size live bait tank you might need, then you’ll want to grab a copy of this first-rate magazine.
The existing Shimano Saros threadline series has been re-built from the ground up, with a stylish new appearance and a heap of extra features.
Looking especially smart in a gunsmoke grey, black and metallic finish, the FA series covers all the popular small to medium reel sizes — 1000, 2500, 3000 and 4000. The new XGT7 graphite frame, rotor and sideplate cuts down weight while maintaining strength, and we have X-Ship for increased gearing efficiency and power, delivered via a zinc DC gear and a hardened brass pinion for longevity and light-touch handle rotation.
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Here is a list of all of the Article Categories. The number in Brackets, eg (13) is the number of articles. Click on Derwent River and all articles relating to the Derwent will be displayed in the central area.
Hello everyone, I thought it would be a good time to introduce myself.
My name is Stephen Smith and I have been managing the website tasfish.com since May 2009.
It has been an epic journey of learning and discovery and I am indebted to Mike Stevens for his help, support and patience.
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Mike Fry doesn’t only live on the Wild Side of Tasmania, but also goes fishing in probably the wildest boat ever to troll for trout—certainly in Tasmania.
When your mate says ‘What are you doing tomorrow, want to come up the Gordon for the night?’ it would be pretty hard to say anything else except “you bet” and start checking out your tackle box and packing your overnight bag. But if your mate was Troy Grining and he wanted to give his new 52ft, high speed cruiser a run across Macquarie Harbour, test the new onboard dory with a chance of landing a nice Gordon River Brown you would have to feel privileged. I didn’t say anything about getting on my hands and knees and kissing his feet…just having a lend of ya’ but I did feel very appreciative.