Shanan had a great day on the small stream browns, but one good-sized pool and large wild browns had him going to extremes to get the fly in the right place. Cool heads prevailed and ‘gunnels’ were not breached.
Wally from Queensland had a great dry fly day recently (late Sept 06) where he started off by taking the famous Tasmania ‘tailing trout’ concept to the extreme, ie, first good take of the day on the dry … was a little late on the ‘lift’ and hooked up to a very surprised wild brown … Continue reading From one extreme to the other …
Weed threat PDF The attached warning circular was forwarded to me as part of our protection for Tasmanian fresh water fishery / environment.
Our original browns may have come here from the UK in 1864, but their wild and wily descendants were no match for UK flyfisher Rosemary on her recent visit to Tasmania. This beautiful specimen was taken by Rosemary on the ‘PB ‘hopper’ at the end of February — one of the best fish out of … Continue reading Passion Rewarded
Somewhere in Japan … Somewhere in Tasmania …
Yes, you read it right. Red Tag has finally gone digital and Bruce did the honours for the first shots within 10 minutes of the start. Ye old Pink Bummed grasshopper, no less, proving the fish’s undoing.
Bruce bringing another top conditioned fish to hand while Nigel looks on. A great time to share the water together, not the usual way for two anglers to fish a small water, but good fish, magic weather, camaraderie and feeding browns made it a special session to guide two fine fly fishers. The odd sighted … Continue reading Sharing a good stretch of river
Last day of November and Jack, a keen young river angler from NSW, gets his first wild brown on the dry. A KOCPIT text book take (ie, Red Tag’s theory application). Knowledge – studied the situation and applied he knew from Observation – spinner hatch, sipping fish, water speed etc Concentration – on the cast, … Continue reading Jack breaks his duck