River Tailers

After the biggest Mersey River flood on record, it was with great excitement that in excess of twenty tailing trout were found during a weekend recon mission along the banks. Finning and tailing for earthworms, the wild browns were in excellent condition, and at times there were enough working the margins that they were swimming into each…

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These massive bugs are found right across a huge range of Tasmania’s clear, cool waters, including tributaries of the St Patricks and North Esk rivers, the Meander, Mersey, Liffey and Leven rivers,

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Mersey River – The Walls to the Cliffs Anyone with a copy of the Spring edition of FlyLife magazine will see an article I wrote, based on a year of exploration on the Mersey River, in northern Tasmania. The article itself was a labour of love, enabling me to write about my favourite river.  Some…

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