Fewer sea-run trout have been caught recently from the Trevallyn Tailrace but one expert angler still left there happy last Saturday.
Fishing scallop bait from its pontoon near noon, he hooked and finally landed his biggest trout ever - an enormous brownie of 7.3 kilograms.
Farther down the Tamar estuary, Australian salmon are still being bagged near the mouth, and although warmer brine down south is still only around 10 degrees, so are some reasonable flathead.
Remember, the squid and calamari fisheries will be closed in a fortnight along Tasmania's North Coast, extending from Cape Grim east to Cape Naturaliste and around islands in Bass Strait, from October 1 to 31 inclusive to protect spawning calamari.
Inland, Lake Leake continues to be popular with anglers, especially those in boats.
Often sheltered from winds, water remains high, but the Inland Fisheries Service warns anglers afloat to beware of all the drowned timber scattered throughout the lake which has the potential to badly damage boats and motors.
Several anglers reported no action when trolling on Lake Sorell recently.
Its level has been rising gradually, with water typically clouded but also chilly.
As in the past, results are expected to improve when it warms.
The IFS advises that the Four Springs Lake jetty has had to be closed because some sections of deck grating have been removed.
Repairs will be made as soon as possible.