Autumn is on its way and Tasmania is a great place to visit and fly fish for wild trout during March and April. Still excellent dry fly opportunities with ‘hoppers galore and mayfly hatches ongoing. Check out the Bookings Calendar, top times are available in both months, Season ends May 3, 2020.
Annie & Jerome were on a self reliant, getting to know Tasmania tour and a fly fishing workshop was definitely on the agenda. This was Jerome’s first trout on the fly, gently returned ‘with confidence’ Then it was Annie’s turn – this one was dinner. The only way you can eat brown trout in Tasmania … Continue reading Successful workshop for ‘hunter-gathers’
Steve and Jo Starling are a great couple and love Tasmania’s wild trout fishing. Here Jo is out to christen her new lightweight cane rod, Steve came along to help and take photos. Well he did do some fishing (and catching as well) Not long before Jo’s onto a fish with Steve on hand to … Continue reading A day on the water with the Starlings
George, a repeat client, gets 2020 off to a top start with some beautiful wild browns at Currawong Lakes on Day 1. A fine example of these browns Day 2 was on the streams to try out George’s new #3wt Innovator from Hurley’s Fly Fishing World One of the stream wild browns to hand heading … Continue reading New decade off to a positive start
John was keen to combine rivers and lakes in this latest trip, here with one of his wild browns at Currawong. This one required some quick thinking and fast feet to outwit the brown … … finally, a successful end and neat netting job. Deciding on two days lakes, and one on rivers, this resulted … Continue reading Regular ‘Tagger has productive ‘combination’ tour
Michael, enjoyed a top first up fly fishing trip with this one — a tad under 4lbs rainbow — his best for the tour. A workshop that had it all … … including this fighting salmon from lake Currawong … and this 3lb wild brown from lake Long Marsh. With fish to hand every day, … Continue reading Victorian novice has a great first up trip
Long time friends, Val, left, beginner and Oliver, advanced novice, had a great day at Currawong despite the wind! Early on saw Oliver into action … … with a nice brown. … followed by a quality rainbow. Val with his first on the fly — a good young rainbow which took the dark brown para. … Continue reading Mates have top workshop on the still water
Chuck, from Nevada, and a keen small waters fly fisher had a successful day on the dries. Another feisty small water wild brown takes the black parachute mayfly emerger. Lucky last for the day.