Top day at the Great Lake Tie-in

What a great day at the 2022 Great Lake Tie-in this year and so good to be back after three years of Covid lockdowns! To recognize the hard work and passion that the late Graham Blight had put into re-establishing this annual highlands event pre-Covid, this year marked the first Annual Graham Blight Memorial tying … Continue reading Top day at the Great Lake Tie-in

Tales of Scales

Despite the power being off till mid afternoon, that night, Helen, Michael and the staff at the Central Highlands Lodge put on a top spread – great service and excellent food — for Steve and Jo Starling’s presentation night. Top table with the Starlings, the Wayne & Anna Bellett (Tie-in committee) myself and partner Jenny. … Continue reading Tales of Scales

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!

“Tales of Scales” Dinner & Presentation

WHEN – October 14th – 6.30pm for 7pm WHERE- Central Highlands Lodge – Miena: Limited numbers – bookings essential (03) 6259 8179 WHO – STEVE & JO STARLING COST – $45 per head for 2 x course dinner. GREAT LUCKY DOOR PRIZES TO BE WON. As part of their extended Tasmanian tour in mid October, … Continue reading “Tales of Scales” Dinner & Presentation

The Great Lake Tie-in 2022

After last year’s 11th hour Covid-enforced cancellation, the 2022 Great Lake Tie-in is scheduled for – Saturday October 15th see flyer for details. This year is the first annual Graham Blight Memorial Fly tying competition in honour of my very close friend and co- Red Tag founder the late Graham Blight, whose love of fly … Continue reading The Great Lake Tie-in 2022

Herne Lodge Fly Fishing workshops for 2022-2023

The workshops will be held on the following Saturdays: October 1 – Nov 5 – Dec 10 – Jan 14 – Feb 4 – Mar 11 – April 8 This private water wild brown trout fishery is situated off the Highland Lakes Road (A5), at St Patricks Plains (on gate). Excellent, safe wading fishery and, … Continue reading Herne Lodge Fly Fishing workshops for 2022-2023