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Steve (left) & Mostyn, from West Australia, enjoying a top workshop day.

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Mostyn’s early triumph on our still water.

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These rainbows are coming on nicely.

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Steve stalking his first ever wild brown trout.

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But beaten by Mostyn who gets his first ever wild brown on the ‘hopper.

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Lauri, from Finland, had a good day on a southern water mid-April. Got a smaller one earlier on the dry after a break-off, This one took a bead-head dark brown nymph.

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A nice Tassie small stream brown is returned.

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Dean, another NSW angler, is all smiles with this plump wild brown from the river.

First time ever fly fishing picked this one up on a Nobby’s ‘hopper upstream under the over-hanging tussocks.

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Late afternoon sun on the oldest bridge in Australia in Richmond, Tasmania.

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Michael from NSW took this very nice wild brown at Currawong Lakes on the Red Spinner.

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… followed next day with more dry fly action on the stream.

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Jeremy, a visiting journalist from the UK, has to travel half way round the world to catch his first ever wild brown on the fly … a beautiful 15″ river fish. Intense concentration and a natural ‘feel’ for the task helped.

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… holding it still for the ‘big smile’ shot proved a little difficult.

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The next one was a better effort.

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David, from Victoria, had never caught a brown trout on the fly before, never mind a wild one, but after a number of close calls and high winds, this was one very satisfying!

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… this was the nervous part as the wild brown heads for cover, but angler prevails. Nobby’s ‘hopper accounted for this one.

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Tony, from NSW, had a great day on our small streams in early March and this was one of many.

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Sometimes they were holding in tight spots, but this only added to the challenge.

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