Some of the best freshwater fishing in Tasmania is in North East Tasmania. North East Tasmania offers a variety of locations to enjoy trout fishing, from forested rivers to coastal lagoons. Of course you can fish right here at Tin Dragon Cottages, too!
Freshwater Fishing in North East Tasmania
Fishers catch brown trout in nearly every river and stream in the region and in a number of lakes, too. As a bonus, you will find rainbow trout in the rivers of North East Tasmania -including the Ringarooma. Actually, this is something of a rarity in Tasmania!
The State Fisheries Department regularly stocks lakes with both brown and rainbow trout, including Blackmans Lagoon, Little Waterhouse Lake and Big Waterhouse Lake. Blackmans Lagoon is the most popular and productive of these waters with fishers catching large brown trout here each season.
Fly Fish near Tin Dragon Cottages
Small creeks provide a great challenge in a beautiful environment. The Weld River, near Weldborough, is exclusively populated by rainbow trout and therefore a unique fishing experience in Tasmania. Meanwhile the reach of the Ringarooma River surrounding Tin Dragon Cottages is ideal for the learner fly-fisher. Brown and rainbow trout, blackfish and eels are have been caught by Tin Dragon Cottages’ guests. Read more about fishing in North East Tasmania.