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Friday, 16 March 2012 16:59

Club Representatives

Some of our members represent their club at Tasmanian fly fishing Championships. A number of our club members have also represented Australia at World, Commonwealth and Oceania Championships.

Because of the clubs proximity to the great lakes and rivers of central north Tasmania, our members have the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience by acting as competition controllers at some of these events.


Trevor Berne


He taught himself the basics of fly fishing as a youngster with a few tips and guidance from Lindsay Cameron the owner of a local hardware store and tackle outlet. Lindsay was an avid fisherman himself.

Trevor fished a few state, and one national championship and decided that competition fishing was not for him.

He was a founding committee member of Fly Fish Australia - Tasmanian Chapter and continued his involvement until 2009. He was one of the main organizers of state championships for a number of years. Trevor is a founding member of Quamby Fly Fishers Club.

Trevor and Eve Berne are both life members of the Quamby Fly Fishers Club.

Grant Flowers
Grant has been fishing with the fly for about 10 years.  He was encouraged to take on the sport after Trevor ran an activities evening of 'fly tying' for the local fire brigade team.

Grant enjoys competition and is making steady progess in his career as a fly fisherman.  After fishing a couple of state championships, he competed in the Nationals in 2007 finishing 30th.

Improvement followed in 2009 when he finishing 14th, representing Australia at the Oceania championships in National Park, New Zealand.

To consolidate his growing success Grant finished 3rd In the Australian  Fly Fishing Championship in 2010.

As well as fishing for trout, Grant is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable saltwater fisherman.

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