Very satisfied grin from Bob with one of his quality wild browns on the para mayfly emerger. This was a quality rainbow taken on a dropper mayfly nymph. To both Bob (and I) this was the stalking triumph of the trip, we spotted a big brown nymphing around this structure. Three changes of fly and … Continue reading Last client for 2019/20 season
Local angler Lyn wanted to get some more experience on smaller waters and streams, and this day turned out to be a beauty. Having never used an outfit as light as a 3wt before, gave some early challenges, but much pleasure as the day progressed, this cast resulting in a lively wild brown to hand. … Continue reading Stream skills workshop
Regular ‘Tagger Phil came back with his mates Darce, BT and Trev to enjoy a break at Currawong Lakes, fly fishing and the clays. This excellent 3-lb+ provided entree for the five of us again. The boys had all the excuses, missed, break-offs, lost, etc, but Phil, came through for the second trip running in … Continue reading Phil the Provider
Peter & Elizabeth working as a well-polished team again. They love both still and river work, with Elizabeth taking the honours on the rivers. Elizabeth again, this time on Day Une on Currawong Lakes at Long Marsh – another lovely brown Peter also enjoyed success on the lakes. However, it was Elizabeth’s trout, top rod … Continue reading Red Tag regulars have top trip
Stan & Louise from California will have to ‘come back again’ to get a Tassie wild brown to hand. Having only the day, being from a cruise ship in port at Hobart, they had to make the most of every chance. Louise got the closest with a very good brown (on the Blue Damsel) breaking … Continue reading Californians are back
One of John’s best ever days on Currawong Lakes, with the wild browns returning. This was part of the Slam — at least one fish from each of their three lakes on the same day. There was action aplenty on all three — this resulted in another top brown to hand. This excellent rainbow was … Continue reading Regular ‘Tagger gets the Currawong Lakes Slam
Howard Croston, individual winner of the 39th Fips Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship held in Tasmania, Australia during December 2019 talks of his experience fly fishing in Tasmania, ranking it in his top three fly fishing experiences in the world.
Annie & Jerome were on a self reliant, getting to know Tasmania tour and a fly fishing workshop was definitely on the agenda. This was Jerome’s first trout on the fly, gently returned ‘with confidence’ Then it was Annie’s turn – this one was dinner. The only way you can eat brown trout in Tasmania … Continue reading Successful workshop for ‘hunter-gathers’