Boats and flies

Warwick has been combining the bi-annual Australian Wooden Boat Festival with his love of fly fishing for many years now. This was the start of a cold summer day on the nymph. And another one comes to the net. Next day was a blustery one on the lowland broadwaters, with some ‘hoppers about. Stalking a … Continue reading Boats and flies

The 2018 Great Lake Tie-In is on!

Come along on Saturday 13 October 2018, to the Miena Community Centre. Join fly tyers from around the state demonstrating the Art of Fly Tying. This is a great chance to see Fur and Feather and all manner of materials turned into works of art. The Tie-In is a wonderful opportunity to catch up with … Continue reading The 2018 Great Lake Tie-In is on!

2019 Fly Fishing Championships

Here’s a brief taste of fly fishing opportunities to lure you in for the 2019 Fly Fishing Championships being held in Tasmania next year. The date is early December 2019 with a combination of lakes and rivers from a selection of venues yet to be finalized, dependent on water conditions/levels and weather leading up to … Continue reading 2019 Fly Fishing Championships

Father and son tackle rivers and lakes

Terry is well under way up front while son Greg is sorting out a ‘technical’ problem following up. To make matters worse for Greg, a good riser was feeding well within casting range while this was happening! After some tough going with very bright sun and clear water, Terry gets onto a wild stream fish … Continue reading Father and son tackle rivers and lakes

2017-2018 season opens

Tassie Trout Season Opens on Saturday August 5, and all signs point to a record haul — in condition and quantity. Here’s one of last season’s late releases, and they should be bigger this coming season! Another late stream take. Flooded river back waters often encourage foraging big browns … … like this one! … and on … Continue reading 2017-2018 season opens

Trailer for a winning season

Get up to date with the latest on the great trout season just ended and get inside information on the great season ahead. Red Tag is expecting the best trout season coming up in years, so if you can make it, don’t miss out. Movie nights are held at Hurleys Fly Fishing, 489 South Rd, … Continue reading Trailer for a winning season

Tasmanian Trifecta – Great 2017-18 season forecast

Last December Red Tag Trout Tours had the privilege and pleasure of hosting Steve Starling, above, and wife Jo for part of their latest Tassie trip (see ‘Currawong Slam Achieved’). Steve’s reflections and recommendations on fly/trout fishing our beautiful island are summarised in the current issue (#30) of FishLife on sale around the country. The … Continue reading Tasmanian Trifecta – Great 2017-18 season forecast