Highlands Bushfest held over the weekend of 19 & 20 November was a great event, with over 3,850 people attending over the two days. One feature of Bushfest was TGALT’s exhibition of our photographic finalists from the 150 Years of Trout in Tasmania photo comp. The exhibition was held in the Central Highlands Council’s marquee. TGALT…

Bushfest is on again! 19th & 20th November 2016. A fun family day, the 2016 Highlands Bushfest will showcase recreational activities – fishing, hunting, camping, four wheel driving and other outdoor activities. MCs Andrew Hart and Nick Duigan from Hook Line & Sinker will keep you entertained, along with free face painting, free pony rides,…

Rarely does a unique waterside property such as this become available. Ury Villa Lodge is a magnificent property in the exclusive gated community of Highland Waters in Tasmania’s Central Highlands is arguably the finest private lodge in the central highlands district. Because of its uniqueness and the small target market available we are seeking to…

In 1864, trout were successfully acclimatised into Tasmania. This amazing achievement was significant considering there were several failed attempts prior to this! Today Tasmania claims the purest strains of wild trout in the world. In 2014 Tasmania celebrated the 150 year anniversary of wild trout in Tasmania. TGALT commemorated the anniversary with a variety of…

The Great Lake Tie In is on! Come along on Saturday 15 October 2016, to the Miena Community Centre (off Cider Gum Road). Join fly tyers from around the state for a day in the Art of Fly Tying. This is a great chance to see Fur and Feather and all manner of materials turned…

Tasmania’s new Brown Trout Season opens Saturday August 6th. All rivers and streams, plus all lakes and lagoons classified as ‘brown trout waters’ re-open from August 6th. With the states wettest late Autumn and Winter to date, our trout have had the best spawning conditions for years. This inflow of water also gives the fish…

The new 2015 Biosecurity Regulations make no mention of Tasmania’s ability to set and manage its own regional rules. The new legislation does not take into account specific regional requirements, nor potential regional consequences, which in our fisheries case, could be catastrophic. Maintaining Tasmania’s specific biosecurity is vital to protect our unique environment, agribusiness, tourism,…

Noel Jetson. 16 February 1933 – 10 March 2016. It is with great sadness, combined with sincere affection and pride that we honour the recent passing of Noel Jetson. Noel was the founding member of the Trout Guides and Lodges Tasmania Inc association back in 1979 (then known as the Tasmanian Professional Trout Fishing Guides),…

Trout Guides & Lodges Tasmania will be at Bushfest once again, showcasing Tasmania’s professional fishing guides and lodges. Come along and have a chat with our committee member Phipps Onslow who will be onsite to talk about all things fishing. You will also be able to view a photographic exhibition featuring the winners and finalists of the…