Drew from NSW has only been fly fishing for a few years and had never experienced a day like it! The area between the bank and the reed beds on his right were dry only 76 hours before. An easterly low drift over Tasmania with about 100mm of rain falling around these Currawong Lakes. Then … Continue reading A worthy tale of tailing trout
Phil from NSW getting into the swing of casting after his 'on-grass' session at Currawong Lakes. Starting to get some nice presentations going … … resulting in a fat young wild rainbow — from previous year’s spawning run. The good thing about Phil’s job it came through our link with Canoes & Lampshades and Phil’s … Continue reading First up and First away for the new season!
The 2019-2020 Tassie trout season is open. October nymph action at Currawong Lakes While we are still in winter for August, its time to start planning your next Tassie fly fishing trip! Check-out the fly lines – replace those old tippets & leaders; clean the reels and ensure no leaks in the waders! Spring starts … Continue reading It’s time for the new trout season
The group, from left, BT, Trev, Darce, Paddy-O & Phil. Early morning before the sun went, wind came in ‘gale force’ and temperatures dropped through the floor. Phil’s association with Red Tag is one of continuous development and appreciation of the art of fly fishing. Having first met Phil over 10 years ago at the … Continue reading Last trip and the weather finally breaks … for the worst!
Anthony, from Western Australia, on first pool and first hook-up with #14 black emerger. Almost season end and this was the start of the best river day of the season! Plump fit fish all day — no monsters to hand, but one big fish break-off and another of those heart-stopping ‘just missed’ it moments when … Continue reading Returning Tagger has best river day
Shane, editor of the South Australian Angler loves Tasmania and its trout fishing, Recently toured the state with a number of TGALT Inc guides and spent two days with Red Tag again. This was him on one of our lowland rivers enjoying the setting. Day 2 at Currawong Lakes – again one of his favourite … Continue reading Media mate back again!
Elizabeth is first to hook-up on a very nice rainbow. Soon brought to net along with a very happy grin! Peter follows quickly with a good solid brown… by lunch time four to hand… all on the dries. After lunch it was a classic sneaking down to the water, fish sighted way up the bank, … Continue reading Regular Taggers have a ‘cracker’ of a day!
One of the positives that really attracts me to using Currawong Lakes in our tour packages is it enables me to look after a group of anglers/friends who have a wide range of fly fishing skills and be confident they will all have a good time. This is Tim, novice fly fisher wanting to improve … Continue reading A varied bunch net good results