Big catches for early season

UPDATE: This is owner of Currawong Lakes – Richard – with that ‘creek bound’ trout John was casting to. Amazing the size in such small water – now safely back in Lake Macquarie! This was an amazing moment … in the pool in front of John, there was a 4lb+ trout that had gone up … Continue reading Big catches for early season

Last client for 2019/20 season

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

Stream skills workshop

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

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

Red Tag regulars have top trip

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

Californians are back

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

Regular ‘Tagger gets the Currawong Lakes Slam

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