Repeat ‘Tagger John’s trip had it all …

From the happy grin of 1st for the trip, to frustrated misses … … to this beautiful 2lbs+ wild river brown on the ‘hopper pattern. Big bends in the Aire series #2wt were part of John’s best ever river day … … to the final gentle release.

Still more International success

Stephen, visiting from Lincolnshire. UK, was delighted to spend a day on one of Tasmania’s wild trout rivers. Apart from the good number of lively browns he got to hand … … he was keen to show his angling mates back home what a real wild river trout stream should look like! Once the ‘stream managers’ … Continue reading Still more International success

First time – first fish – top reward!

Julian was over the moon with this fine wild brown at Currawong Lakes on his first ever fly fishing day. More so as he was the leader of ‘team Julian’, having organised the introductory fly fishing workshop for himself, Dru, left, and Rodney. Certainly put some weight on the rod … and most pleasing of all it … Continue reading First time – first fish – top reward!

Another U.S. stream fisher enjoys a Tassie trout experience!

John, from California, had a top day on our streams in January. Both wild browns and rainbows to hand.  This fish was one of his 14 to the fly for the day. Plenty of bend in the #3wt … this was just what John was after, challenging small waters, fit fish and dry fly fishing … Another … Continue reading Another U.S. stream fisher enjoys a Tassie trout experience!

You never know how a day will pan out!

Darren (owner/operator) of Puddleduck Vineyard, seen here into a nice wild brown, was fishing with the guide at Currawong Lakes recently when we heard a buzzing sound overhead. It turned out to be a drone doing some filming for the owners, see the video on #currawonglakes Facebook site. Not only did they get some top casting … Continue reading You never know how a day will pan out!

New Caledonian family have top workshop

From left Jeanne, Jean-Luc (Dad), Lea & Beatrice (Mum & photographer) had never fly fished before and wanted to experience it while in Tasmania. Currawong Lakes was just the place to start. Lea, with Mum snapping action shots, gets the best result for the day … … this top conditioned 3.75lb rainbow to hand was taken … Continue reading New Caledonian family have top workshop

Luck of the Irish?

… or skill of the angler? I say skill! Paddy’s first go at fly fishing, first cast to a rising fish, first wild brown to hand AND on the dry! Very nice fish at that. Next (returning ‘Tagger) Vanessa gets her first of the trip – again sighted, stalked and excellent dry fly presentation. Vanessa also picked up this brown beauty at … Continue reading Luck of the Irish?

Currawong Slam achieved

Steve and Jo started their two-week Tassie adventure with Red Tag on the small streams and Currawong Lakes. Jo getting some experience on small waters with a #3wt. Steve on the #2wt (for the first time) had success on this small stream picking up a nice little brownie on the emerger. Jo & Steve working the shore on … Continue reading Currawong Slam achieved