Tackling the lake margins

Over the last couple of seasons, Trevor has become a Red Tag regular, twice a season, on-e in mid spring and again in Autumn, single day each time. This time Trevor opted for some shallow margin lakeshore stalking, hopefully on the dry, and Currawong Lakes didn’t disappoint. We kitted him out with a Pro Angler … Continue reading Tackling the lake margins

Pro Angler lightweight gem

Earlier in the year Gavin — Mr. Pro Angler — to the uninitiated, sent me one of the new Aire series 6’6″ #2wt 4-piece ultrafast rods to try and it is a beauty. A number of clients, and myself, have successfully tried it out and it loads fast, handles the light line as it should, … Continue reading Pro Angler lightweight gem

Garry gives the #2wt a workout

Garry (father of Matthew) had a day out on his own with Red Tag and had a ball. There must be something, as well as the trout, in our water that brings out the best in these Queenslanders. Not only did Matthew star on a later trip (see Matthew’s Monster below) but here Garry gets … Continue reading Garry gives the #2wt a workout

Putting the #3 Guides series to the test

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

First outing for the 00

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.