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

Mates have top workshop on the still water

Long time friends, Val, left, beginner and Oliver, advanced novice, had a great day at Currawong despite the wind! Early on saw Oliver into action … … with a nice brown. … followed by a quality rainbow. Val with his first on the fly — a good young rainbow which took the dark brown para. … Continue reading Mates have top workshop on the still water

Mates have great start to fly fishing

Tim with one of his four to hand on Day 1 — a very nice young rainbow. Jon with his first one on the fly — another nice rainbow. Plenty of bent rods and action between them — six to hand Day 1 and as many dropped or break-offs. Some fish needed a lot of … Continue reading Mates have great start to fly fishing

Another action workshop for family

Especially for Maddy, seen here with a nice take on the emerger. A top result with rainbow to hand. Even better when the family had planned trout entree for the BBQ dinner. Husband, Hamish had the first take for the day only to be broken off by a big fish. Father, David, had three takes … Continue reading Another action workshop for family

Father & son — first up success!

Locals Bob, and son Brad, had a great start to their fly fishing future, with a two-day extended workshop. Day 1: This was Brad onto his first for the day … not only that, it was the first for the season on the dry for both Red Tag & Currawong Lakes. Not to be outdone, … Continue reading Father & son — first up success!

Hands-on marketing

From left, Graham, Alice (Tourism Tasmania) & Dean (Tourism Australia) on their recent trout/flyfishing familiarity tour that ended with a flyfishing workshop at the Currawong Lakes. With a good number of tailing trout on hand it was a mixed bag … Graham, first time on the fly and first wild brown on! Netted and released. … Continue reading Hands-on marketing