Bob (from British Columbia) hadn’t wetted a line for some years until this Tasmanian visit … so Currawong Lakes was the ideal place to get back into it. As the presentations improved, so did the results … this 3lb wild brown to start. Taken on the (dry) Blue Damsel no less. This was followed by … Continue reading ‘Rusty’ Canadian flyfisher gets his game on
Nick (the angler) looking skyward with relief, as Roy successfully nets very nice wild brown for him. Having been working on his ‘roll-casts’ this delightful wild brown took a ‘hopper pattern less than five metres ahead. Another top river brown … again falling to the ‘hopper pattern. Roy certainly had his share of success … … Continue reading Mates have top days on the river
Shane, from New South Wales, got an early result on this beautiful day … … a lovely river wild brown trout on a damsel nymph.
Rob & wife Susan, had a top day on a Tassie river despite waiting out a thunder storm first up then very gusty winds. Here Rob is onto his first, taken on a small copper bead-head nymph. A nice bend in the three weight with this one! Susan did a top job getting this one … Continue reading Canadian couple have top day on river
This is the very satisfied grin of your first ever trout on the fly … dry at that. Sighted, stalked, Blue Damsel presented on its nose and … take! A very good conditioned rainbow heads home. Kade admires dad Kurt’s effort with his first for the day.
Terry is well under way up front while son Greg is sorting out a ‘technical’ problem following up. To make matters worse for Greg, a good riser was feeding well within casting range while this was happening! After some tough going with very bright sun and clear water, Terry gets onto a wild stream fish … Continue reading Father and son tackle rivers and lakes
The Gustafson family were recommended to Red Tag by their friend Andy, a pilot from the USA aircraft carriers that used to frequent Hobart for R&R around the turn of the century. From left, Rhea, son Ryan, daughter Erika, and mum Cheryl. I had taken Andy and some of his fellow airmen fly fishing on … Continue reading Thumbs up for family fun day
Perfect day for the damsel feeders to come out and play. Bright sun, gentle offshore breeze to ripple the surface and warm enough for the damsels and dragonfly. Regular ‘Tagger’ Roy with his first of five to hand for the day, a beautiful conditioned rainbow. … same being returned to home. And another. Roy releasing … Continue reading Delightful Day on the Damsels!