Despite the continuing hot and dry weather, German flyfisher Roman, had five days with us mid-January, on five different waters and fish caught each day. A top trip considering the conditions with the best day a 10-to-hand effort, all on the dry.Here is nice brown at Currawong Lakes.
Following the tough day of our last US anglers, Harold from Hawaii had a ball. Something like 40 to the fly of which 19 were to hand giving him the best day of the 07/08 season to date. Below Harold is onto a very nice stream fish from the concentration and rod bend.
Having seen Iain putting his 00 through its paces and assisting by netting it, John soon got into a decent stream fish of his own. Seen here with the Pro Angler #3wt and some weight on another good wild brown trout. Iain is patiently waiting to return the net favour as soon as John has … Continue reading Putting the #3 Guides series to the test
Being a keen and very capable small water flyfisher, Iain brought down a new 00 3pc with him for this trip. Don’t think he was too disappointed with some of these wild brown trout workouts during the tour. While below, John looks on while the Iain’s rod gets an even bigger trout to tackle.
I refer to the last story of John and his early PB ‘hopper success. On landing his wild brown trout, John and Jan decided to have it for dinner so I proceeded to clean it, only to have a couple of unusual things happen — first when taking the chance to examine the fish’s recent … Continue reading Opportunist out done by ‘Presentation’
Just to show it wasn’t John having all the fun, here Jan nets one of her (many) lovely wild brown Tasmanian trout on the dry while a delighted John admires the effort.
We thought the grasshoppers were out early last season in early January in 2007, well this past November, guess what? Ye,p the Pink Bum ‘hopper took its first wild brown for 07/08 season courtesy of John. Really amazing how early things are getting in the trout’s food chain these days. John and wife Jan booked … Continue reading First up PB success
Although Ernst is a repeat Red Tagger who loves his fly fishing, he was very keen for his wife, Vanessa, to try it out as he thought they could enjoy the beautifull scenery and tranquility that goes with it. To this end, Ernst planned a four day tour with Vanessa joining us as a beginner, … Continue reading ‘Lack of fishmanship’