From Saltwater to a Freshwater Stream

From saltwater to a freshwater stream, let’s get this little rod working. Chris has been a long time saltwater fly fisherman in Queensland and was coming to Tasmania with his wife for a holiday and thought, why not try some freshwater fly fishing? Into the stream and working the lines, Chris had action straight away. … Continue reading From Saltwater to a Freshwater Stream

Another UK angler has great time on the river

We explained to Jane from UK, it is great to get location shot … Followed by action shot … Finally ‘in net’ shot! Just like that. Jane went on to get plenty of action, success and releases for the day. And another cherry ripe ‘to hand’ to reward success. Yet another in the net … … Continue reading Another UK angler has great time on the river

Still flooded two days on

A couple of days later, just as the rain was clearing – John & Chris returned. The sign’s base and where Chris is standing was dry ground two days prior The creek was barely a trickle between small pools, but this one was sighted fossicking around. A fat, well fed 3lbs+ wild brown for John. … Continue reading Still flooded two days on

Scratching a seven year itch

Alastair, from Queensland, was last here in 2014. This time a combination of still waters (Currawong Lakes) and small streams soon got him back into the swing. While day 1 provided some excellent hook-ups, these strong and weighty fish proved hard to bring to hand — break-offs and dropped fish prevailed. Whereas, first pool on … Continue reading Scratching a seven year itch

Skills rekindled in style!

Charles had not been on the water for some years, but was keen to get back on the water when in Tassie recently. This nice Currawong wild brown on the Blue Damsel was just the ticket to christen a sage #5wt his dad had given him some time back. Then it was soon another sighted, … Continue reading Skills rekindled in style!

Good family workshop – mum provides

‘Cheeky’ addition to Red Tag and family shot – Ray joins Red Tag as assistant. Family group, (from left) Ben, Tahlia, Tom & Ken) self in background. Tahlia strikes first with a nice wild brown that the was destined for the BBQ lunch. … followed up by a neat netting job from Ben. Tahlia does … Continue reading Good family workshop – mum provides

Big catches for early season

UPDATE: This is owner of Currawong Lakes – Richard – with that ‘creek bound’ trout John was casting to. Amazing the size in such small water – now safely back in Lake Macquarie! This was an amazing moment … in the pool in front of John, there was a 4lb+ trout that had gone up … Continue reading Big catches for early season