“Young” Ralph still hooks them

Here Ralph (88 years young) delights in his first of many in our latest trip. 3.5lbs wild brown …yes… on the Blue Damsel again. A beautifully-conditioned trout returned to live on. Another hookup, this time on the dark brown emerger! Then it was rainbow action the next day… … and river wild brown action… on … Continue reading “Young” Ralph still hooks them

Some trips are tougher than others

Another regular ‘Tagger, Phil, nipped over for a couple of days ‘R&R’ by way of ‘FoF’ (Fish on Fly). Plan was day1 at Currawong This was success on day 1 — nice brown taken on the dry — when we finally found a ‘feeder’. Lakes day 2 on rivers, search as Phil did, overnight rain … Continue reading Some trips are tougher than others

Regular ‘Tagger John – another top trip!

John has been a regular Red Tag client for many years now. It is always good to help him have some top days. Here, he has just brought to hand his 11th for the day and is delighted with the quality and size of these small water wild browns. Challenging sections like this are what … Continue reading Regular ‘Tagger John – another top trip!

World Fly Fishing Championship 2019

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

Longest Red Tag tour

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

‘Red spinners’ hatching for father & son

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

Tassie success for US angler

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