Determined to succeed

A big grin for a job well done. Peter, who is a long time salty, wanted to give freshwater fly fishing for trout a go. So he did it with determination and the time to learn a great deal including introductory fly tying. Stayed at our Cliff Top Cabin, below, for six days/five nights and … Continue reading Determined to succeed

Great season opener with Brett & Corey

This was a day of ‘firsts’ if ever we had one. Brett and son, Corey, had never fly fished before … it was the first trip in the ‘new’ Red Tag wagon plus our first clients of the season. After a slow start, I blamed the fish for this much more than the enthusiastic anglers, … Continue reading Great season opener with Brett & Corey

Jack breaks his duck

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

Private water reaps reward for Roy

Young at heart Roy (81 years young) finally got to enjoy the full day introductory fly fishing workshop his wife had booked as a surprise for him some 18 months earlier. Hip replacement and interstate trip had intervened to delay the start oh his fly fishing experience. That behind him he got off to a … Continue reading Private water reaps reward for Roy