World Champion fly fisher on Tasmania’s wild trout

Howard Croston, individual winner of the 39th Fips Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship held in Tasmania, Australia during December 2019 talks of his experience fly fishing in Tasmania, ranking it in his top three fly fishing experiences in the world.

A day on the water with the Starlings

Steve and Jo Starling are a great couple and love Tasmania’s wild trout fishing. Here Jo is out to christen her new lightweight cane rod, Steve came along to help and take photos. Well he did do some fishing (and catching as well) Not long before Jo’s onto a fish with Steve on hand to … Continue reading A day on the water with the Starlings

Victorian novice has a great first up trip

Michael, enjoyed a top first up fly fishing trip with this one — a tad under 4lbs rainbow — his best for the tour. A workshop that had it all … … including this fighting salmon from lake Currawong … and this 3lb wild brown from lake Long Marsh. With fish to hand every day, … Continue reading Victorian novice has a great first up trip

Early workshop brings first wild brown for the season

Recent Tasmanian (via Sydney and originally west coast USA) Tim, gets the first wild brown trout on an unweighted damsel nymph. Big grin and well deserved. Fish was sighted breaching in the shallows alongside the reeds and Tom got a good cast to open his own fly fishing account. Beautifully spotted young wild brown from … Continue reading Early workshop brings first wild brown for the season

2018/19 Season opens

Our Tasmanian (brown) trout season has opened with the expectations of a good season ahead. Here are some of the past season’s action to whet your appetite: Your guide and a top river brown late last season. A beautiful brown on the release. Women are making up more numbers in the art of the fly! … Continue reading 2018/19 Season opens

Family trio’s introductory success

From left, Rod (grandfather), Jackimo (Grandson) and Paul (Uncle) all had their first day’s fly fishing at Currawong Lakes. Both Rod and Paul got their first ever trout to hand on the fly, unfortunately Jack missed out … but two out of three ain’t bad! Paul with his very nice 3lb rainbow. Rod … just … Continue reading Family trio’s introductory success

Mainland couple have great Tassie trout intro!

Bryan & Roxanne, from Queensland, had kicked off their trout fly fishing introduction at Currawong Lakes. Regular ‘Taggers will recognize the significance of the Cherry Ripes. It has been a tradition since we started (over 22 years ago) that you only get a Cherry Ripe after catching your first trout! Hence the satisfied Day One … Continue reading Mainland couple have great Tassie trout intro!