‘Rusty’ Canadian flyfisher gets his game on

Bob (from British Columbia) hadn’t wetted a line for some years until this Tasmanian visit … so Currawong Lakes was the ideal place to get back into it. As the presentations improved, so did the results … this 3lb wild brown to start. Taken on the (dry) Blue Damsel no less. This was followed by … Continue reading ‘Rusty’ Canadian flyfisher gets his game on

Delightful Day on the Damsels!

Perfect day for the damsel feeders to come out and play. Bright sun, gentle offshore breeze to ripple the surface and warm enough for the damsels and dragonfly. Regular ‘Tagger’ Roy with his first of five to hand for the day, a beautiful conditioned rainbow. … same being returned to home. And another. Roy releasing … Continue reading Delightful Day on the Damsels!

Guru & friends relax on Tassie waters

Had a top couple of days recently with fishing guru Steve Starling, and his family, along with their good friends, Gary (of Norman Gunston fame) & Di McDonald. Day one was on a lowland stream, dries and light gear. Here Steve has just christened his new #3wt ‘twig’ with much joy and enthusiastic support from … Continue reading Guru & friends relax on Tassie waters

Experience rewarded & beginner success to start 2018!

Experienced fly fisher Darren, seen here onto a solid brown that took the Blue Damsel, was keen to get his wife Andie to try fly fishing. Didn't take Andie long to come to grips with both the activity and the reward! This was her first ever trout on the fly, a 3.5lb rainbow taken on … Continue reading Experience rewarded & beginner success to start 2018!

Record performance by Son … Dad is amazed!

This was son Dan’s fish No1 for the day at Currawong Lakes. First out of 15 to hand. … 6 x rainbows and 9 x browns! No wonder Dan has the grin, 3rd cast 1st rainbow. And so it continued … damsel nymph took the 6 x rainbows (between 2.5 – 3.5lbs) pre lunch! Then … Continue reading Record performance by Son … Dad is amazed!

Regular’s bountiful four days on rivers and lakes

Day 1 – River A nice brown on new (to John) technique. Upstream unweighted, no ‘wool’ indicator, mayfly nymphing. While high bank spotting for John, came across one of our natural wonders out for a wander. Day 2 at Currawong Lakes – tough start then the damsel feeders made an appearance, two in five minutes … Continue reading Regular’s bountiful four days on rivers and lakes

Light gear delights

Ex Kiwi, now NSW-based, George was looking to get some dry fly action on light gear with his day on the water. This was his first to hand, a lively brownie on a #4wt. Next one takes off down stream with a lively run … … but finally brought to hand. On smaller water in … Continue reading Light gear delights