Surprise trip for the ‘boys’

Graeme, father on the right, and sons, from left, Nick, Chris and James had a great two day introductory fly fishing adventure. Unbeknown to Graeme the boys had put together a combined fathers day/birthday gift for him — he had no idea what was in store ’till he met the guide at the Hobart airport … Continue reading Surprise trip for the ‘boys’

Tassie’s trout win over Pro Angler Team

Here are just two stills from an action-packed video from the Bentleigh Pro-Angler team. Click here to view the YouTube video. Gavin & Eddie, from Pro Angler, Bentleigh, had been ‘talking’ about coming over to film and fish in Tasmania for our wild trout, ever since Tourism Tasmania and Red Tag Trout Tours have been … Continue reading Tassie’s trout win over Pro Angler Team

Fly Fishing Teaching and Workshop options

Sheltered grass areas to start casting layouts … On to the (new) still water and the rainbow trout challenge … Then the best action of the day – first wild brown trout on the dry! All this and we haven’t left the workshop property! With the addition of our new Red Tag registered teaching/introductory stocked … Continue reading Fly Fishing Teaching and Workshop options

January just kept getting better!

Client and fish wise, January turned into our best ever, with the ‘hoppers coming on strong, fish in top nick and the early season forecasts by the Inland Fisheries Service as ‘best in 40 years’ living up to expectations. New teaching water ‘christened’ Louise with the first fish on the Red Tag teaching water, a … Continue reading January just kept getting better!

Son overtakes Dad

Jim, and son Brantley, had a top time ‘catching up’ on their recent tour. Jim has fly fished for quite a while and was keen to see if Brantley would enjoy the experience as well. While Jim (bringing it to hand, above) took the honours on day 1 with a nice 4lb wild brown trout … Continue reading Son overtakes Dad

New day record

Paul’s dad Ron, in action above, was visiting from overseas and they were looking for a multi-day tour with Paul’s wife Sue joining us for the last two days. The first four days varied between good to great with something like 50+ fish to hand and real quality and size. Many anglers think our Tasmanian … Continue reading New day record

Billy Connolly’s double-take!

During his recent visit to Tasmania, Billy Connolly took a few days out to get acquainted with some of our wild brown trout. This he did with a high degree of skill and great enthusiasm which resulted in a very successful and rewarding trip over two days at Currawong Lakes and a third day on … Continue reading Billy Connolly’s double-take!

Winners are Grinners

Phil and his long time mate Paul won the Pro Angler/Red Tag 5-day/4-night package tour promotion for the 2010-11 season. As both were fairly new to fly fishing Currawong Lakes was a great intro day which proved most successful, with Phil getting this nice brown to hand. Then Paul lands this quality rainbow, below. Top … Continue reading Winners are Grinners