Fly Fishing in Tasmania: Experience the Best at Ratho Farm

Discover the Ultimate Fly Fishing Experience at Ratho Farm

Staying onsite at Ratho Farm, you are just meters away from an unforgettable fly fishing experience on the pristine Clyde River. With the sun rising or setting, a perfect cast is just a short walk away. Additionally, some of the best-stocked private fisheries on nearby farms are only a few minutes’ drive, making Ratho Farm the ideal base for your fly fishing adventure in Tasmania.

Why Choose Tasmania for Fly Fishing?

Fly fishing in Tasmania offers an exhilarating blend of challenge and reward. Known for its world-class fishing spots, Tasmania is a top destination for anglers from around the globe. However, the local waters can be unpredictable. One bay of a lake may be teeming with fish while another remains quiet. This variability, coupled with Tasmania’s ever-changing weather, means that local knowledge is crucial for a successful fishing trip.

Prime Fishing Locations Near Ratho Farm

Ratho Farm is strategically located near some of Tasmania’s premier fly fishing destinations. The renowned Western Lakes fishery, famous for its crystal-clear waters and abundant trout, is only an hour’s drive away. Additionally, five of Tasmania’s six most popular fishing lakes, including Bradys Lake, Mt. Field, and Lake Augusta, are within a 70-minute drive in all directions. By choosing Ratho Farm as your base, you can easily access these top fishing spots.

Book Your Stay at Ratho Farm Today

Make Ratho Farm your home base for fly fishing in Tasmania. Our unique location, combined with access to top-tier fishing spots, ensures an unforgettable experience. Visit to book your stay and start planning your ultimate fly fishing adventure in Tasmania today.

If you would prefer to organise your own guide, we have complied a list of well regarded Tasmanian guides:

Trout Territory
WILD BROWN TROUT! Rainbows too! Rivers, lakes, lagoons & wilderness. Mayfly hatches, beetles, grasshoppers, ants. Walk, wade or drift. Polaroiding & sight fishing to rising, tailing & cruising fish is a favourite! One or more anglers. Fly fishing workshops. Corporate groups. Discover the secrets!
Gary France Fiona Dewar
1317 Powranna Road Cressy 7302
Ph. 03 6397 5001
M. 0418 875 001

Fish Wild Tasmania
Guided trout fishing fly-fishing. Hobart based. One to 5 day all inclusive highland tours. Experienced or novice packages available.
Bob McKinley
115A King St Sandy Bay TAS 7005
Ph. 03 6223 8917
M. 0418 348 223

Ken Orr’s Tasmanian Trout Expeditions
Please join us for Ken’s great tuition and guiding complemented by Marea’s wonderful meals at our lakeside cabins and lodge.
Ken Orr
287 Bradys Lake Road, C/- PO Bronte Park 7140
Ph. 03 6289 1191
M. 0408 122 209

Hayes on Brumbys
Tasmania’s Premier Fly Fishing Guides. Stalk trophy trout in clear shallow lagoons and tarns or quietly drift fish your way through dry fly paradise on our meadow streams.
Peter Hayes
Research Farm Cressy 7302
Ph. 03 6397 5073
M. 0409 944 699

Red Tag Trout Tours
Tasmania’s fly-fishing specialists for rivers streams lake margins. Private water teaching workshops. All inclusive day to extended (accommodation options) tours.
Roger Butler
2/13 Jindabyne Rd Kingston 7050
Ph. 03 6229 5896
M. 0419 348 070

Broken Water Trout Tours and Fly Fishing Tuition
Broken Water provides a truly Tasmania Fly Fishing experience, Fishing for both wild Brown and Rainbow trout in Rivers and lakes around the State, specializing in the North West and Central Highlands areas…
Brett Smith
21 Morris Avenue Devonport 7310
Ph. 03 64 248056
M. 0419848038

Ausprey Tours
Ausprey Tours provides guiding and accommodation packages for anglers wanting to fish for wild brown trout in Tasmania’s Central Highlands and northern rivers.
Peter Quigley
PO Box 323 Launceston TAS 7250
Ph. 03 6330 2612
M. 0427 631 955

Highland Dun Guiding
Full introduction to trout fishing and adventures with a Hobart based guide. Tasmanian streams, lakes and river rafting. Individual attention. Self contained accommodation, located at Central Highland Lakes.
Peter Watson
5 Riverway Road Montrose 7010
Ph. 0362723043
M. 0438574986

Rod & Fly Tasmania
Rod & Fly introductory classes offer comprehensive instruction in essential fly fishing skills within 1 hour of Hobart. Rod & Fly offers superb guided fishing tours to the translucent waters of Tasmania’s Central Highlands lakes with lakeside accommodation. Mike Tenner has over 30 years of fly fishing experience.
Mike Tenner
35 Misty Hill Rd Mountain River 7109
Ph. 03 6266 4480
M. 0408 469 771

Tasmanian Trout Tonic
Guided Trout fishing adventures in the Central Highlands fishing some of Tassie’s famous lakes targeting trout on fly and soft plastics.
Phipps Onslow
7 Bridge Hotel Rd Ouse 7140
Ph. 0362871445
M. 0407875162