A day on the water with the Starlings

Steve and Jo Starling are a great couple and love Tasmania’s wild trout fishing. Here Jo is out to christen her new lightweight cane rod, Steve came along to help and take photos. Well he did do some fishing (and catching as well) Not long before Jo’s onto a fish with Steve on hand to … Continue reading A day on the water with the Starlings

New decade off to a positive start

George, a repeat client, gets 2020 off to a top start with some beautiful wild browns at Currawong Lakes on Day 1. A fine example of these browns Day 2 was on the streams to try out George’s new #3wt Innovator from Hurley’s Fly Fishing World One of the stream wild browns to hand heading … Continue reading New decade off to a positive start

Regular ‘Tagger has productive ‘combination’ tour

John was keen to combine rivers and lakes in this latest trip, here with one of his wild browns at Currawong. This one required some quick thinking and fast feet to outwit the brown … … finally, a successful end and neat netting job. Deciding on two days lakes, and one on rivers, this resulted … Continue reading Regular ‘Tagger has productive ‘combination’ tour

Champion Your Own Cause

We hear on the grape-vine that the World Fly Fishing Championships 2019 in Tassie are putting some potential visiting anglers off, thinking there are fishers on the top waters? Not so, with only three still waters, Little Pine Lagoon, Penstock Lagoon and Woods Lake plus parts of only two rivers, the Mersey & Meander, committed … Continue reading Champion Your Own Cause

New ‘Tagger achieves another first!

Mark from north Queensland, seen here with his first trout of the day. After this guy was found hiding from the wind on my hat … the hatch started. A hook-up on the mayfly emerger — Mark’s first ever trout on the dry. Sighted, targeted, presented and to hand! Nature never ceases to amaze me, … Continue reading New ‘Tagger achieves another first!

Spring into Tassie with fossicking, feeding fish …

Our trout season is well and truly open for business with scenes like this — stalking, hunting frog & tadpole feeders are happening across the state’s trout fishery. Hook-ups and action in centimetres of water Real quality wild fish fossicking in the shallows. They are a challenge, but great fun … just remember to breath … Continue reading Spring into Tassie with fossicking, feeding fish …

First up and First away for the new season!

Phil from NSW getting into the swing of casting after his 'on-grass' session at Currawong Lakes. Starting to get some nice presentations going … … resulting in a fat young wild rainbow — from previous year’s spawning run. The good thing about Phil’s job it came through our link with Canoes & Lampshades and Phil’s … Continue reading First up and First away for the new season!