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1803, 2021

Penstock Lagoon Tasmania

March 18th, 2021|Categories: Trout Waters|Tags: |

Penstock Lagoon The jewel of the Highlands, Penstock Lagoon is a 'fly fishing only' lagoon surrounded by trees. A clear water lagoon, Penstock is shallow - around 4 feet, around 3km long and averages around 800 meters wide. Penstock is almost entirely covered with rich week growth and abundant, aquatic macro invertebrates. Early season trout menu includes snails, shrimp, scud, damsel fly, mudeye, or dragonfly larvae. Around October we see the first Mayfly hatches, followed by brown dun, red spinner, nymph, mayfly nymph, gum beetle falls, jassids/leaf hoppers, chironomid, caenid... the list goes on there's so much [...]

3006, 2015

Lake Burbury Tasmania

June 30th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

Lake Burbury Tasmania Lake Burbury is on the west coast of Tasmania, approaching Strahan, closest town is Queenstown. Burbury is open all year round, has both browns and rainbows, and a large bag limit. The most productive time of year to fish Burbury is the spring, summer, autumn months. It is a deep water fishery that really requires a boat to enable good access. All angling methods are allowed at Burbury. Burbury trout feast on midge, beetles, and mudeyes windlanes are a major feature for the fly fisher. Cool, calm [...]

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