It’s time for the new trout season

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

Last trip and the weather finally breaks … for the worst!

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!

Workshop surprise

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

Returning Tagger has best river day

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

Media mate back again!

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!

Late afternoon ‘Red Spinner’ hatch saves day!

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!