Hooked on Puddleduck

View of the new Puddleduck tasting room, restaurant and exterior eating area (deck) over the ‘duck’ pond. Local winemaker and vineyard owner Darren Brown now has a excellent, recently expanded, facility at Puddleduck winery on the Cambridge to Richmond ‘Coal Valley’ wine route. Having tasted a few of his wines on recent season’s fly tours with Darren I can safely … Continue reading Hooked on Puddleduck

2015/16 Trout Season is Open

Yes, Tasmania’s brown trout waters are open again! All rivers and streams are go! This was a recent September wild brown trout in a river backwater. nice start that year. Just to prove he could be bigger still, went back to challenge the next fly fisher.   Check out the calendar! November getting very busy, but … Continue reading 2015/16 Trout Season is Open

Tassie Film Nights in Victoria

The Red Tag Trout Tours & Hurleys Fly Fishing World annual Tassie film nights are on again: Bentleigh shop — Monday & Tuesday July 13 & 14 Geelong shop — Wednesday July 15 There will be lots of information and discussion about lakes, rivers & streams, and private 'fly only' fisheries. Included will more about … Continue reading Tassie Film Nights in Victoria

Red Tag’s 20th Anniversary Offer!

Last season we celebrated 150 years of trout in Tasmania with our clients – this year Red Tag Trout Tours celebrates its own anniversary — 20 years of guiding! To celebrate with us, here is our 2015/16 season offer: Every angler who books a minimum 2-days/overnight tour package from now till the end of the … Continue reading Red Tag’s 20th Anniversary Offer!

150th Trout Anniversary Dinner

To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Trout in Tasmania and the Photographic Competition awards winners announcement, Huon Aquaculture, IFS and TGALT are holding a celebratory dinner at the Central Highlands Lodge this coming Saturday 18th April. Bookings can be made at the Central Highlands Lodge (03) 6259 8179. Australian Angling guru and writer Steve Starling is MC … Continue reading 150th Trout Anniversary Dinner

$10,000 photographic competition launched for 150th Anniversary

Just launched: the 150th anniversary of trout in Tasmania photographic competition. There are many categories: 150th year action historic section juniors interstate international and cellphone selfie There’s a great range of prizes to be won. Competition closes 31st March 2015 with a gala presentation dinner at the Central Highlands Community Hall on 18th April 2015. … Continue reading $10,000 photographic competition launched for 150th Anniversary