Ray sets the bar high for October!

As a stream fisher on a #4wt, this ‘close to’ 6lb rainbow, was a great start to the month. Taken in one of the feeder streams at Currawong on a #14 copper bead-head nymph it took nearly 15 minutes to get to hand in its narrow but deep hideout. Put quite a bend in the Pro Angler Stalker Master … Continue reading Ray sets the bar high for October!

Working the bubble line!

Kim has worked the bubble line to perfection at the start of his fly fishing workshop, hooking up a lovely well-conditioned rainbow. This can often be the case when good rains bring fresh water into a lake or lagoon. Below, he used an unweighted #12 Montana nymph to get this one’s attention.

Early season success

After a mixed day on the water end of August, Adrian got this nice well-conditioned rainbow to hand. Had a number of hook-ups with some good fish on (this one, below, put a decent bend in the #5wt) but with all the feed and water around they were not taking the fly hard at all and gentle hands and a soft … Continue reading Early season success

Novice success

Although Paul remembered a few basics from a go some time back, he soon got the into action on this day. In this shot, above, he is onto a good brown polaroided working around the log to his left. A well presented unweighted brown nymph proved the tout’s undoing, but not before its charge for … Continue reading Novice success

Tassie midwinter workshop?

You bet! Father and son David and Justin from Queensland wanted to try fly fishing while down in Tasmania for a midwinter break, and look what happened. Tried out a private fishery called Red Banks for the first time, less than an hour’s run from Hobart, and very pleased with the results. To start with … Continue reading Tassie midwinter workshop?

Lady luck? No. Good presentation, Yes!

Debbie not only had great weather for her 3-day introductory flyfishing workshop, but had success on both the lake and river environments with rainbows and wild browns to hand. Day one was the Currawong lakes intro day and where rainbows were brought to hand. This was followed by the river wild browns where this nice … Continue reading Lady luck? No. Good presentation, Yes!