Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa’s Fishing Ambassador Matt Trippet has been teaching fly fishing and guiding for trout for more than 7 years. No visit to the Snowy Mountains is complete without trying your hand at Fly Fishing and Matt will have you landing a trout in no time.

For fly fishing tours and enquiries, please contact Matt Tripet from The Fly Program on 0407 960 216 or email info@flyprogram.org.au.

Learn to Fly Fish at Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa with one of Australia’s most reputable fly casting instructors and guides, Matt Tripet from The Fly Program.

Fly Fishing is something everyone should learn to do on a visit to the NSW Snowy Mountains. These morning sessions are primarily designed to teach the beginner how to cast, learn about flies and insect life and hopefully catch a trout in Lake Crackenback’s stocked lakes.

Times
Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings 9:00am-11:00am

Group Size
Group size is capped at 10 participants

Gear
All Airflo fly fishing gear is provided, however participants need to wear a hat and sunglasses

Ages
It is advised that these sessions are suitable for children over 12 years of age and need be supervised by an adult.

Cost
$95.00 pp. All funds go to The Fly Program’s work in the community.

The Afternoon Rise Program is for people who have had some casting experience, or who have completed the morning Fly Fishing School Beginner Program.

The program is tailored to a small group and will provide anglers an opportunity to fish the Thredbo River on dusk, the very best part of the day for dry fly fishing. The course will also cover wading, stream-craft and river craft techniques.

Times
Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons 4:00pm – 8:00pm.

Group Size
Group size is capped at 4 participants.

Gear
All Airflo fly fishing gear and Simms waders are provided, however participants need to wear a hat and sunglasses and a bottle of water and light snack if desired.

Ages
It is advised that these sessions are suitable for children over 15 years of age and need be supervised by an adult.

Cost
$225.00 pp. All funds go to The Fly Program’s work in the community.

1 hour fly casting school $65.00 pp $45.00 (2 or more)
2 hour fly casting school and guided lake session $130.00 pp $95.00 (2 or more)
Half day guided fly fishing experiences $325.00 pp $225.00 (small group)
Full day guided fly fishing experiences $650.00 pp $450.00 (small group)

All Half and Full Day Guided Sessions are fully catered with Polaris/4WD transport, fishing equipment and flies, waders, Gore-Tex outerwear, gourmet eats, local beer (or soft drink) and National Parks entry. Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa is licensed to access a huge variety of streams, lakes and creeks in Kosciuszko National Park, more so than any other commercial fly fishing operator in Australia. Whether you are intend chasing big numbers of wild trout in back country alpine creeks, or pursuing that trophy Brown Trout on the mighty Thredbo river—we have the operation that will be tailored for you. We advise that all participants wear sunglasses and a brimmed hat and natural coloured clothing for all half and full day expeditions.