We are one year away from Tasmania being flooded by international anglers as we host the World Fly Fishing Championship 2019. The five venues for the event are Little Pine and Penstock lagoons, Woods Lake and the Meander and Mersey rivers. In the weeks leading up to the event the competing anglers are not permitted … Continue reading World Fly Fishing Championship 2019
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
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
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
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!
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
Shane, from New South Wales, got an early result on this beautiful day … … a lovely river wild brown trout on a damsel nymph.
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!