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RiverFly 1864

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29 Kingsway, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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A great day's fsihing

We were picked up by Peter at 8.45am and off we headed with no idea where we would fish. We've... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2018
642grantm
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Sydney, Australia
Riverfly trip fishing streams close to Launceston.

Great day flyfishing with Peter Broomhall in the Mersey system.Peter assessed my ability very... read more

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Reviewed April 2, 2017
mikeball2017
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Sydney, Australia
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Guided fly fishing for wild trout in northern Tasmania, and wilderness fly fishing. 2016 Qantas Australian Tourism Award winner. We also offer a full service fly fishing shop, with Patagonia, Sage and Simms equipment, with free up-to-date local advice.
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29 Kingsway, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

We were picked up by Peter at 8.45am and off we headed with no idea where we would fish. We've always gone to NZ to fish but I had a spare day in Launceston so decided to give it a try. What a day!! We...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Great day flyfishing with Peter Broomhall in the Mersey system.Peter assessed my ability very quickly and tailored the trip to be both challenging and fun.The location was breathtakingly beautiful and the style of fishing in tight streams on the dryfly very appealing.I would recommend this...More

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RiverFly, Owner at RiverFly 1864, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2017

Thanks Michael!

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Reviewed March 28, 2017

Great time stalking brown trout on the Mersey River. Excellent guide. Large Trout. Bonus was seeing platypus swimming in the river.

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RiverFly, Owner at RiverFly 1864, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Thanks Matt O, hope you enjoy your trip around Australia!

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Reviewed March 28, 2017

Daniel Hackett and the team at Riverfly1864 are hands down the best flyfishing guides I have experienced. Whether staying at their Wilderness Huts and hunting big, wild trout in the Western Lakes of Tasmania's Central Highlands or roaming the rivers around Launceston, they bring knowledge,...More

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RiverFly, Owner at RiverFly 1864, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Thanks Richard, we look forward to catching up again this April! Daniel Hackett

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Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

This was another tick off my bucket list - Fly fishing in Tassie. My bestie was happy to give it a crack also, so both of us first timers set off with the help of the friendly people at RiverFly 1864. Great team -Simone was...More

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RiverFly, Owner at RiverFly 1864, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2017

Thanks Gaynor!

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Reviewed May 13, 2016

My girlfriend and I had a great day on the water with Riverfly guide Pete - friendly, knowledgeable, and got us into a dozen or so good sized fish! Sadly we were only skilled enough to land around half of those, but the six or...More

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RiverFly, Owner at RiverFly 1864, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2016

Thank you for your great company on the water, and kind words Tim. See you again soon! Daniel Hackett

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Reviewed September 3, 2015

A great set of guides for river fishing with very sound knowledge of the rivers fished on, also great photography of your day on the river if required. The store itself has a strong local specific supply of equipment.

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Reviewed September 2, 2015

Terrific Guide company - just brilliant. Have done individual days and multi day guiding with Daniel, Simone and their team. Sensational to be out with Sim with the girls and being out with Dan and Greg on a multiple day trip with a close mate...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2015

Dan and Simone Hackett are the ONLY people I would ever send a fly fishing aficionado to chat with. They're personable, knowledgeable and what they offer will appeal to rank amateurs (like myself who they helped with a casting tutorial) to intrepid adventurers wanting to...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2014

Run by renowned fly fishing guide Daniel Hackett, Flyshop 1864 stocks all that you will require for a fly-fishing adventure in the pristine waters of Tasmania. And, if you feel you need some assistance, schedule permitting, Daniel will personally guide you through some of the...More

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