Father and son on rivers and lakes

Mel and son Chris (right) had a good combination trip with us. Chris had the toughest afternoon introduction to fly fishing, 35km winds and no rises. Mel gets a good wild brown on the Blue Damsel, while Chris records action for family. Then Chris’ turn, again on the damsel, sighted stalked and hooked … but … Continue reading Father and son on rivers and lakes

Red Tag regulars have top trip

Peter & Elizabeth working as a well-polished team again. They love both still and river work, with Elizabeth taking the honours on the rivers. Elizabeth again, this time on Day Une on Currawong Lakes at Long Marsh – another lovely brown Peter also enjoyed success on the lakes. However, it was Elizabeth’s trout, top rod … Continue reading Red Tag regulars have top trip

Successful workshop for ‘hunter-gathers’

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’

A day on the water with the Starlings

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

New decade off to a positive start

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

Regular ‘Tagger has productive ‘combination’ tour

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

Victorian novice has a great first up trip

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

Mates have top workshop on the still water

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