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

Father & sons day

Mark, seen here with his 1st ever trout on the fly – a 4lb rainbow from our teaching water, along with his sons Luke and Charlie had a recent introduction day with us. Here is the team, Charlie (closest to camera), Luke & Mark. Later we moved to Currawong for the afternoon session and Luke hooked into a … Continue reading Father & sons day

Regular ‘Tagger’s Best Trip!

Phil was very happy with this lively wild brown on his #2wt, one of seven to hand on a day of unweighted nymphing and dry fly fishing On day 1 we had to find Phil some sheltered spots on Currawong Lakes – this one also acted as top concealment … resulting in this hook up, … Continue reading Regular ‘Tagger’s Best Trip!

Stream lover’s success

Phil (with wife Jacqui) loves small stream fly fishing and this lively wild brown on the (Stalker Gluide Series) #2wt was a nice reward for his … … ’first time’ cast that had to be made from a couple of rod lengths back through the narrow opening, right up the bubble line to the sighted rise at the … Continue reading Stream lover’s success

Regular ‘Tagger’s Best ever Trip

This was one of John’s wild browns to hand at Currawong Lakes – on day 1 of his 4 day tour in early November. Keen to finish what he has started – John’s enjoys the challenge of netting these beauties as well … … yes definitely a ‘cherry ripe’ counter that one! This one took some netting … Continue reading Regular ‘Tagger’s Best ever Trip

Teaching water: never looked better – never fished better!

Dan with one of his two rainbows to hand (plus a break-off) on his first ever day of fly fishing. This one a tad over 4lbs! The best fish yet from our introductory water. Dan, left, with his father Frank had a two day workshop with us. Day 2 at Currawong Lakes and Dan has his … Continue reading Teaching water: never looked better – never fished better!