Fishing at Huntsman Lake near Mole CreekTasmania is renowned for its fishing and there are many wonderful fishing spots within easy reach of Mole Creek. Be aware, before fishing Tasmania, that first you must obtain an angling license, available from tackle shops and Service Tasmania offices.

Early European settlers introduced several trout and salmon species to Tasmania and it is these which make up the state’s recreational fishery. These introduced species are brown trout, rainbow trout, brook trout and Atlantic salmon.

Fishing waters around Mole Creek

There are many lakes and rivers in the general vicinity offering fine trout fishing. Heading west you will find the Mersey River on your way to Sheffield or Lakes Parangana and Rowallan on the way to Cradle Mountain. Going east you have the choice of the Meander River and Huntsman Lake with Brushy Lagoon and Four Springs Lakes the other side of Westbury.

Plan ahead

The opportunities are so wide-ranging, it is recommended that, if you are planning to fish whilst in Tasmania, you research the possibilities ahead of time by going to the Inland Fisheries Service comprehensive website. There you will find information about all inland fishing waters, as well as the relevant regulations pertaining to fishing seasons, licensing, minimum size and bag limits.