Swimming SNAKE & PLENTY Of TROUT

Tasmania Fishing Reports
troutandbream.com
Rank: Flathead
Rank: Flathead
Posts: 218
Joined: Fri Jan 23, 2015 6:55 pm

Swimming SNAKE & PLENTY Of TROUT

Postby troutandbream.com » Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:10 pm

Caught up with fishing buddy Adrian Webb MEPPSTAS for a hot morning session. We ended up with about 20 fish between us which was great.
Hope you enjoy.
Clint.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuMoPYoJT6k



Remove these ads.

smile0784
Rank: Premium Member
Rank: Premium Member
Posts: 5203
Joined: Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:16 pm

Re: Swimming SNAKE & PLENTY Of TROUT

Postby smile0784 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:38 pm

Nice one mate

Lightningx
Rank: Premium Member
Rank: Premium Member
Posts: 6873
Joined: Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:21 pm

Re: Swimming SNAKE & PLENTY Of TROUT

Postby Lightningx » Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:45 pm

Sounds like a great session Clint.
Nice vid as well :thumbsup:

User avatar
meppstas
Rank: Premium Member
Rank: Premium Member
Posts: 1928
Joined: Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:32 pm
Location: Sheffield, Tasmania

Re: Swimming SNAKE & PLENTY Of TROUT

Postby meppstas » Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:08 pm

Great time on the water it was with Clint... always good to catch up.. :thumbsup:
Another top fishing video as always... :water:

cheers
Adrian
'' Mepps Spinfishing Guru Tasmania ''

User avatar
hornet
Rank: Premium Member
Rank: Premium Member
Posts: 2340
Joined: Thu Jan 30, 2014 7:55 am
Location: Melbourne

Re: Swimming SNAKE & PLENTY Of TROUT

Postby hornet » Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:39 pm

I thought there was no snakes in Tazzie ? sure it wasn't an eel ?

User avatar
Kimtown
Rank: Premium Member
Rank: Premium Member
Posts: 543
Joined: Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:29 pm

Re: Swimming SNAKE & PLENTY Of TROUT

Postby Kimtown » Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:33 pm

hornet wrote:I thought there was no snakes in Tazzie ? sure it wasn't an eel ?

u sure ur not confused with NZ? lol



Remove these ads.

User avatar
hornet
Rank: Premium Member
Rank: Premium Member
Posts: 2340
Joined: Thu Jan 30, 2014 7:55 am
Location: Melbourne

Re: Swimming SNAKE & PLENTY Of TROUT

Postby hornet » Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:50 pm

Kimtown wrote:
hornet wrote:I thought there was no snakes in Tazzie ? sure it wasn't an eel ?

u sure ur not confused with NZ? lol


Maybe NZ ?

For some reason I thought the place was devoid of the things. I'll scratch Tazzie off places to fish in that case.

User avatar
meppstas
Rank: Premium Member
Rank: Premium Member
Posts: 1928
Joined: Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:32 pm
Location: Sheffield, Tasmania

Re: Swimming SNAKE & PLENTY Of TROUT

Postby meppstas » Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:53 pm

hornet wrote:I thought there was no snakes in Tazzie ? sure it wasn't an eel ?


Oh they're here alright.. :-D

Tasmania has three species of land snake:
Tiger snake, Notechis scutatus.
Lowland Copperhead, Austrelaps superbus.
White-lipped snake, Drysdalia coronoides.

I came across the Lowland Copperhead snake while on my hands and knees making my way through some thick bush to reach the river. It headed of into the river before turning around and headed back to the rivers edge. Very cold water stopped it from crossing to the other side.. I stood still as it swam back past me before I took the photos of it.. I told Clint to look out for it as he made his way up the river..
IMG_6111 (2) (Medium).jpg
Closer look at it..

Tiger snake. (Medium).JPG
Copperhead snake after it returned when it went to swim across the river..


cheers
Adrian
Last edited by meppstas on Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:11 pm, edited 1 time in total.
'' Mepps Spinfishing Guru Tasmania ''

Lightningx
Rank: Premium Member
Rank: Premium Member
Posts: 6873
Joined: Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:21 pm

Re: Swimming SNAKE & PLENTY Of TROUT

Postby Lightningx » Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:57 pm

Nice pics mate. Are there many around? How often would you see one?

Stumpjumper
Rank: Banjo
Rank: Banjo
Posts: 47
Joined: Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:16 am

Re: Swimming SNAKE & PLENTY Of TROUT

Postby Stumpjumper » Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:31 pm

Tassie has the largest Tiger snakes in Aus.....and the bastards are black!



Remove these ads.


Return to “Tasmania”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests