Bruce and son Joel had a successful introduction to fly fishing day. A tag team act to land this one. Dad hooked this very nice rainbow on the Blue Damsel and Joel landed it! After some frustrating misses. losses and a breakoff Joel was very happy with this one. As they were at Somercotes overnight, … Continue reading Father and son on top form
Janice & Paul were keen to get the most out of their short trip to Tassie in mid January. Janice is a very keen twitcher and Paul the fly man. Here Paul is very happy returning a 3lb wild brown taken on the Blue Damsel. He had never seen trout leaping bodily clear of the … Continue reading UK couple combine Fly & Flight
As a first time Red Tagger, Andy was keen to have a day introduction to some dry fly waters. He was soon delighted with this top nick wild brown trout on the emerger.
Now a regular Tagger Phil (Victoria) had his best trip to date. This was early day one – a nice wild river brown Pleased to be back in its natural habitat. No wonder Phil is looking pleased, this was one of eight to hand at Currawong the next day. With a combination of browns like this and bigger … Continue reading Phil’s best Tassie tour yet!
Workshop beginner Peter (Vic) and overseas mate Torstein (Norway), had a great day at Currawong Lakes recently. This was Peter's first ever on the fly – dry at that – a 1.5kg wild brown trout. Experienced Torstein got among them with this nice brown … just one of a number of top conditioned fish. An fine … Continue reading Learner ‘hooked’ and International visitor has a ball!
Tom and his mate Ed wanted a day in May (after the rivers and public brown trout waters had closed) … Tom to have his first ever go on the fly and Ed to sharpen his skills. The guys were happy to look at Currawong Lakes as an option. This was Tom’s introduction — a … Continue reading Late Autumn learner
This was Mick, from London’s, first wild trout on the dry fly. Being a course fisher in England for many years and loving fishing, he was determined to come to grips with the art of presenting the fly while in Tasmania. This was very much the traditional upstream single dry fly method of the chalk streams ‘back … Continue reading UK visitor’s first on the dry
As Warwick found out, some of Tassie’s streams hold the occasional rainbow! It seems like they often take a leaf out of the brown’s fighting code: no jump – find snag!! Here we go again! Result – a nice brown this time.