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!

Fish join fun for charity day!

Sally and Matt purchased our fly fishing package as part of a ‘Tasmania tour’ Pink Cup cancer day in Queensland. Neither had ever fly fished before so Matt was delighted with this beautiful rainbow on the dry on his first day. And Sally gets this nice buck on the emerger… might be a tad bigger … Continue reading Fish join fun for charity day!

“Young” Ralph still hooks them

Here Ralph (88 years young) delights in his first of many in our latest trip. 3.5lbs wild brown …yes… on the Blue Damsel again. A beautifully-conditioned trout returned to live on. Another hookup, this time on the dark brown emerger! Then it was rainbow action the next day… … and river wild brown action… on … Continue reading “Young” Ralph still hooks them

Longest Red Tag tour

Kathy & Marty from Florida, USA, had the longest tour Red Tag has ever done – 9 days/8 nights! Fished many rivers and some lakes and had a great time (see Testimonials page). Great teamwork pre ‘tea-break’ day one. Marty gets this top conditioned wild brown on a #14 copper bead-head, while Kathy does the … Continue reading Longest Red Tag tour

West Aussies have a good trip

Ian was first up having sighted a ‘nymphing’ fish just off the reed beds – the stalking begins! Yes! hook-up on the un-weighted damsel nymph pattern and successfully brings wild brown to the net. It was Andrea’s first-time fly fishing, and although getting the hang of it really well and targeting a fish or two, … Continue reading West Aussies have a good trip

Can I Fly Fish Tasmania in May?

Yes you can Theresa! Although the rivers and other brown trout waters are closed, private fisheries such as Currawong Lakes are not. … not only fish, but also succeed! Another good quality rainbow is netted. The day was another beautiful Tasmanian Autumn day, cool start, clearing to a sunny and best of all fish active … Continue reading Can I Fly Fish Tasmania in May?

More May Merriment

Lesley and David were our next May beginners. David could hardly believe it, on the water only minutes after the grass casting session and wham! his first ever (well-conditioned) trout to hand! Not to be out-done (fished) Lesley returns ‘serve’ with tis beauty … it was kept for dinner. On another beautiful late Autumn afternoon, … Continue reading More May Merriment