Brushy Lagoon 4WD Track : Westbury Brushy Lagoon Four Wheel Drive : Fishing Brushy Lagoon

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Brushy Lagoon Dam 4WD Track Tasmania Westbury to Brushy Lagoon

Introduction

The 4WD track from Westbury to Brushy Lagoon Dam is a reasonably easy four wheel drive track, as long as it hasn't been raining heavily for extended periods. This is a popular location for trout fishing in Tasmania and features beautiful scenery including views of the Great Western Tiers.
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Track difficulty

 

  • Easy / Medium in parts

Track Distance

  • App. 25 kilometres

Track Duration - App.

  • 40 minutes

Maps

  • 1:100,000 Tamar / Meander

 

  • 1:25,000 Westbuty / Bridgenorth

Permits

  • NA

Warnings

  • Not recommended following heavy wet weather.

What You Need

  • If travelling alone, recovery equipment. Recommended to travel with another vehicle.

Nearest Camping Location

  • There are many places to camp on the shore of Brushy Lagoon.

Nearest Major Town

  • Westbury

Comments

  • You can follow this track and continue through to Deloraine and the Bass Highway, which will take your through to Devonport if tavelling North-West from Westbury.

Recommended 4WD itinerary:

  1. Leave Westbury and head along Biralee Road (B72)

  2. After 14.5 kilometres, turn left into Priestly's Road (C714)

  3. Keep going a further 6 kilometers until you see an old cottage, then turn left opposite this cottage. Continue to keep left

  4. After a further 6.4 kilometres turn left where you will find a picnic / camping area.

  5. Brushy Lagoon Dam is a further 2.5 kilometres

Shores are accessible for wading and fly fishing, while spinning from a boat is also popular. Brushy Lagoon is a family fishery with regular stocking of brown, brook and rainbow trout and Atlantic salmon maintaining the quality of angling.

 
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Brushy Lagoon is a small, shallow and sheltered lagoon within a state forest.

For further information contact the Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre.

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Things to do in this area:
  • Have a picnic at Egmont Reserve and swim in the Meaner River
  • Fish in Brushy Lagoon - subject to seasonal restrictions / licence required.
In this area:
  • Boat ramp
  • Bushwalks
  • Picnic area
  • Camping
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Please note all distances listed on this website are approximations only.
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