Some trips are tougher than others

Another regular ‘Tagger, Phil, nipped over for a couple of days ‘R&R’ by way of ‘FoF’ (Fish on Fly). Plan was day1 at Currawong This was success on day 1 — nice brown taken on the dry — when we finally found a ‘feeder’. Lakes day 2 on rivers, search as Phil did, overnight rain … Continue reading Some trips are tougher than others

Regular ‘Tagger John – another top trip!

John has been a regular Red Tag client for many years now. It is always good to help him have some top days. Here, he has just brought to hand his 11th for the day and is delighted with the quality and size of these small water wild browns. Challenging sections like this are what … Continue reading Regular ‘Tagger John – another top trip!

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

‘Red spinners’ hatching for father & son

The sun is out and the mayflies finally make an appearance — John gets the first for the season on the dry. A beautiful wild brown on the Dark Brown Emerger. John spotted his brown feeding along the reed edge, less than a metre off them. Then it was dad’s turn with Garry picking up … Continue reading ‘Red spinners’ hatching for father & son

Tassie success for US angler

Rich, from Pennsylvania, USA, had some great close up moments with wild Tassie trout. This was a 3.5lbs wild brown sighted, stalked and netted in less than a foot of water, three feet off the grassy edge where Rich is stalking. It as just one of the reasons fly/trout fishers from all over the globe … Continue reading Tassie success for US angler

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

Great finish to the river season!

Jun, a repeat ‘Tagger’, was delighted with his latest river experience. Little did he, (or guide holding trout) know he would get the best river wild brown for the season! It certainly gave the 3wt a real workout, but skill and patience was well rewarded. Copper bead-head nymph early, black spinner & grasshopper dries later … Continue reading Great finish to the river season!

Stream craft day for young angler

Josh, onto his first for the day, was keen to learn as much as he could about small stream craft and presentation. This wild brown took a bead-head nymph using a variable depth technique under a strike indicator. Meanwhile dad, David, was acting as scout early on to spot any movement up ahead. Josh got … Continue reading Stream craft day for young angler