Returning Western Australian small river lover has another top day!

This was Anthony’s 5th to hand pre-lunch … all on the dry! Straight after lunch No 6 … just kept getting better … and bigger. Feisty, top condition small water wild browns … fantastic fun. Fish now behind you guys … Final count 11 to the net (equal top single angler season total) and 19 … Continue reading Returning Western Australian small river lover has another top day!

Another returning father and son combo

Kieran (son) with a solid well-conditioned wild brown trout at Currawong Lakes. Had to abandon river plans … third flood in 8 weeks meant Currawong Lakes again great option. Moment of truth – trout in net – Ray (guide) and client very happy. Not to be outdone, dad Gary soon has another brown on. Ray … Continue reading Another returning father and son combo

Richard returns after long break

Although rainy at times (mid-December still; like early spring) there were rises and Richard had one to the net early from this tight stretch. This was one plump little wild brown on the dry. Day one score – Red Tag tradition – cheery ripe when to hand! Day 2 different river is off to a … Continue reading Richard returns after long break

Regular ‘Tagger Phil has the best day in tough weather!

Phil and Ray discussing tactics on the flooded section – had seen a few rising on the other side. Despite some serious searching by Phil in this promising backwater – nothing first afternoon. The next day started with a rush – fish rush that is – Ray returns 1st of 3 for Phil in 50 … Continue reading Regular ‘Tagger Phil has the best day in tough weather!

Steve & Jo with Ray & Roger

The Starlings have just finished a very successful and entertaining 12 days in Tassie with a number of TGALT members including Red Tag. While the weather and conditions were tough at times, plenty of action, smiles and success. First up with Red Tag was Herne waters which had been flooded out the previous Friday. Four … Continue reading Steve & Jo with Ray & Roger

Toe in – Trout out!

Recently Ray & I decided to take a look at some of our favourite river spots and check things out. When we pulled up for a coffee and muffin I said to Ray, while we are here, why don’t you put a #3wt together and ‘put a toe in the water so to speak?’ ‘Don’t … Continue reading Toe in – Trout out!

A regular ‘Tagger’ has top day

Fist pump from Roy is well deserved – Ray successfully netted the best river wild brown of the day! This was the reason, 2.5lb+ (420MM) brownie on the #3wt. Another small water success on the dry – morning it was emergers and afternoon ‘hoppers. With this feisty wild brown, Roy achieved something special – a … Continue reading A regular ‘Tagger’ has top day

Shane has his ‘best day on the dry’ with Red Tag

Shane Mensforth is the owner/editor of the South Australian Angler and much enjoys his Tasmanian trout fly fishing adventures. However, up until this last trip, he had yet to strike ‘the right day on the river’ scenario with Red Tag, although we have been saying what fun it can be on light gear on the … Continue reading Shane has his ‘best day on the dry’ with Red Tag