Southport Tasmania – Beautiful location with amazing fishing.

Southport , Tasmania

At the end of the Huon Highway, south of Hobart is the tiny village of southport. Southport has a very long concrete jetty that is used by a lot of the lobster industry boats to offload their catch. The jetty runs out in Deephole Bay for about 250metres and offers […]

Bridport, Tasmania – Fishing haven

Bridport - Bass Strait

On a recent trip to Tassie, one of the tragics found this gem of a little community on the north-east coast. The town is small, but a popular holidays spot for holiday makers from Launceston. Bridport is less than an hour from Launceston travelling alongside the Tamar estuary and then […]

Redfin (English Perch) Plague, pest or a nice fish to eat.

Tasmania Redfin

  Recently , The Padawan, of the Fishing Tragics,  was on holiday in Tasmania, he just happened to have packed a spin rod and reel. Of course there are so many nice steams, rivers and brooks as part of inland Tassie, that throwing a lure just seemed the right thing […]

Wooden boats – Craftsmen in Tassie keep the dream alive.

Wooden Boat, Huon Valley

In Franklin, Tasmania, which is on the banks of the Huon River, is the Wooden Boat Centre ( http://www.woodenboatcentre.com/) . At theWooden Boat Centre you can see the craftsmen at work and have a great tour, where they show you all aspects of the complete process of making a wooden […]