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

Family have top workshop day

Starting young … Pete’s daughter coming to grips with rod control! Discussing the day’s format with (from left) Kim, Taylee, Jay, Neil and Cheylen. Pete and his daughter make up the family group. Taylee released her first-ever trout on the fly under Ray’s direction. The first session on the water.

Mother and son progression

Here Catriona starts her introductory day on the rivers. Along with son Jamie, both attended an earlier Herne fly fishing still water workshop then booked their first day on the rivers. Then it was Jamie’s turn on the gentle flowing section while Ray changes fly for Catriona Over to Catriona again to get the feel … Continue reading Mother and son progression

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

New workshop open for January

NOW OPEN – New Workshop date (mixed) – Saturday JANUARY 16th 2021! Get in early for a spot in this Fly Fishing workshop! Same top water, great ‘Lucky Gate’ prizes and more. Same price, same contact details. Herne Lake, a great new water is the location for our special, limited group, introductory fly fishing workshops. … Continue reading New workshop open for January

Phil the Provider

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

Successful workshop for ‘hunter-gathers’

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’

Victorian novice has a great first up trip

Michael, enjoyed a top first up fly fishing trip with this one — a tad under 4lbs rainbow — his best for the tour. A workshop that had it all … … including this fighting salmon from lake Currawong … and this 3lb wild brown from lake Long Marsh. With fish to hand every day, … Continue reading Victorian novice has a great first up trip