Membership

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The Fly Fisher’s Club of Tasmania was formed in 1955 and has recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Club membership is around 120 active members who are from all walks of life and share a love of our trout fishery, ecology, bush walking and the preservation  of wilderness areas in Tasmania.…

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Dawn Patrol

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Little Pine Lagoon is only an hour and half drive from Launceston and is my favourite water from December to February. There are few days when there are not fish showing along the shore. I am predominately a land-based fly fisherman. I have been fishing “The Pine” for 20 years…

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Contact Us

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Patron :   Professor Nigel Forteath President : president@flyfisherscluboftasmania.org.au Secretary secretary@flyfisherscluboftasmania.org.au Treasurer treasurer@flyfisherscluboftasmania.org.au Committee:

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Our Heritage

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“Our Heritage” Following is a copy of the original letter circulated by David Scholes, which resulted in the formation of the Fly Fisher’s Club Of Tasmania 17th August 1955 From time to time over the past few years I have spoken to a number of fly fishermen about the  formation…

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Fly tying

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Fly tying Our members fly patterns make up a significant component of the Tasmanian created flies, both historical as well as in their current forms. From the legendary vises of Max Christensen, Noel Jetson and Dick Wigram to the amazing creations of Charles Peck, Ivan Iles, John Dekkers and many…

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Club Shacks

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The Flyfisher’s Club of Tasmania own two warm, comfortable shacks centrally located on the Central Highlands Plateau within easy reach of many lakes containing wild browns, rainbow and brook trout. “Koongara” Penstock Lagoon is one of the more favoured and busy trout fly fishing waters in Tasmania. Penstock has a…

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