Elfreda, left, and Parry (both from Hong Kong) getting to grips with the casting introduction. Then geared up for their first ever fly fishing session. Although both Elfreda, seen here stalking a fish that rose out past the reeds; and … Parry, working off the deeper bank section, to another spotted trout, got the basics down well, … Continue reading International workshop day
From left – Antony, Des and Paul had a good workout getting started in ‘the art of the fly’. Here they are gearing up for first assault on our stocked rainbow water. Antony and Paul working the shallows after a rainbow, but wind and stubborn fish meant change of venue after lunch. Afternoon and evening on Currawong Lakes stalking wild trout … Continue reading Combined workshop – steep learning curve!
Allan and Barb, booked in an early season workshop with us in mid-August. Allan’s delight at the first 'tagger's trout of the new season Hang on to it Allan! End result — a nice rainbow, safely returned. Barb enjoying the afternoon river session — unfortunately, Barb lost a good rainbow on the dam, and they didn’t … Continue reading First up workshop success
Alan has a lively introduction to fly fishing … Returning this 2.5lbs rainbow on our teaching water. This one took a damsel fly nymph Then a wading/stalking intro on the river. After spotting a couple of rising fish in the river, the weather took a turn for the worst and the fish ‘went down’.
This top rainbow was the result of some very patient work by Ron from New South Wales. Ron had had a tough weather tour, but recent rains around the Currawong Lakes area had lead to good rises in the lake’s water levels. So much so that the trout were searching the newly flooded spots for fresh … Continue reading High water offers great opportunities
Petar & Amanda, only had a day to ‘give it a go’. But, after some trying times, Amanda is delighted with this one taken on a blue damsel dry. Very happy to release back into our teaching water. After a frustrating day, ‘last cast Paul’, hooks into what turned out to be the biggest ‘teaching water’ … Continue reading Day One success!
Luke and Mostyn (with fish on) starting their ‘on water’ casting session on our teaching water. A surprise brown – in top nick too. It was some what tougher going in the bright and clear conditions stalking the wild browns on the river. This is how Mostyn summed up the day: “Thanks Roger, We are … Continue reading Mates have good workshop day
A number of fishers from the Northern Territory are either trying the fresh water trout fly fishing, or learning fly fishing while down south. Here Michael is onto a nice wild brown trout on the ‘old faithful’ Emerger … And releases after bringing to hand. A great way to star on the dry! This one … Continue reading Another Northern Territorian succumbs