The 2019-2020 Tassie trout season is open. October nymph action at Currawong Lakes While we are still in winter for August, its time to start planning your next Tassie fly fishing trip! Check-out the fly lines – replace those old tippets & leaders; clean the reels and ensure no leaks in the waders! Spring starts … Continue reading It’s time for the new trout season
Inland Fisheries will be holding their annual “Talk about Trout” Forum at the Great Lake Community Centre, Miena, from 7-9pm on Friday, November 22. The following day there will be the annual Great Lake Tie-in with Fly Tying demos at the Centre from 10am-4pm with kids welcome.
The Hon Guy Barnett, Minister responsible for Inland Fisheries, welcomes teams competing in the World Fly Fishing Championship 2019 along with visitors to come and fish for Tasmania’s wild brown trout.
The group, from left, BT, Trev, Darce, Paddy-O & Phil. Early morning before the sun went, wind came in ‘gale force’ and temperatures dropped through the floor. Phil’s association with Red Tag is one of continuous development and appreciation of the art of fly fishing. Having first met Phil over 10 years ago at the … Continue reading Last trip and the weather finally breaks … for the worst!
Sean’s partner surprised him with a two day/overnight workshop and he didn’t miss the chance. With day 1 at Currawong Lakes a perfect autumn day, Sean made the most of it. Some great action on unweighted damsel nymph. … and excellent wild browns to hand. With bright skies and clear water the 2nd day on … Continue reading Workshop surprise
Anthony, from Western Australia, on first pool and first hook-up with #14 black emerger. Almost season end and this was the start of the best river day of the season! Plump fit fish all day — no monsters to hand, but one big fish break-off and another of those heart-stopping ‘just missed’ it moments when … Continue reading Returning Tagger has best river day
Shane, editor of the South Australian Angler loves Tasmania and its trout fishing, Recently toured the state with a number of TGALT Inc guides and spent two days with Red Tag again. This was him on one of our lowland rivers enjoying the setting. Day 2 at Currawong Lakes – again one of his favourite … Continue reading Media mate back again!
Eric (from Victoria) finally onto a wild river brown on the #4wt. It was one of those days when the hatch doth maketh the day! Another one to hand … at 4.30pm the hatch started, the fish came up and Eric got four in six casts. Yes! number four … sighted rising, adult red spinner … Continue reading Late afternoon ‘Red Spinner’ hatch saves day!