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!

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

Great to welcome returning regulars

Roy and Gail with ‘Red Tag’ Ray (centre) after a successful session at Currawong Lakes. Where was that lunch bite …? On Ray’s arm … Blue Damsels both top trout and welcome swallow menu items. ‘Land-rocked’ shark!! Gail on to another wild brown river fish. Both had a top day on the river. Top trip … Continue reading Great to welcome returning regulars

New face in Red Tag

As part of the Red Tag succession plan, this is Ray Curran casting his lot in with us. The plan is over the next season or two, Ray will be an integral part of our operations and as his knowledge of Red Tag’s waters, services and clients grow I can gradually retire from the more … Continue reading New face in Red Tag

Last day for 2020/2021 season

Keith was our last angler on the wild brown trout rivers for the 20/21 season. Nice combination of native tea-tree and changing hawthorns lining the banks. A beautiful autumn day, cool light winds meant little rising. But a couple took a ‘hopper pattern only to take Keith under the overhangs and escape. This plump little … Continue reading Last day for 2020/2021 season