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!

Father & son have great day on Currawong Lakes

Started off early with John onto a nice rainbow. Then doubled the advantage with this … … which turned out to be a beautiful brown. However, Chris soon got into action, … with another ‘lively’ brown. Well caught, held and released! And so it continued … all sighted on the dries.

Regular Taggers have a ‘cracker’ of a day!

Elizabeth is first to hook-up on a very nice rainbow. Soon brought to net along with a very happy grin! Peter follows quickly with a good solid brown… by lunch time four to hand… all on the dries. After lunch it was a classic sneaking down to the water, fish sighted way up the bank, … Continue reading Regular Taggers have a ‘cracker’ of a day!

A varied bunch net good results

One of the positives that really attracts me to using Currawong Lakes in our tour packages is it enables me to look after a group of anglers/friends who have a wide range of fly fishing skills and be confident they will all have a good time. This is Tim, novice fly fisher wanting to improve … Continue reading A varied bunch net good results