This year, in memory of the late Graham Blight, longest fly fishing mate of mine (50+ years) and past member of the Trout Guides & Lodges association, together we have contributed $500 each to the new ‘Tie of the Day’ competition in memory of Graham at this year’s Great Lake Tie-in – October 16 at … Continue reading Red Tag & TGALT supporting Tie-in ‘21
As we move into the new Tasmanian trout fishing season, we are well aware of the concern the current lockdowns and border restrictions are having on travel confidence around the country. At Red Tag Trout Tours we confirm that if your bookings is effected by Covid travel constraints, then we will either: • Roll over … Continue reading No Fishing — No Fee
Following the great support we got from the Tasmanian fishing community learning and developing their Fly Fishing skills last season, Red Tag (Roger & Ray) are again combining with Ken Orr’s Trout Expeditions and The Highland Fly (Nick May) to offer one a month from October ‘21 till April ‘22 – see flyer – for … Continue reading Fly Fishing Workshops are back
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
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
FLY into Spring with our Covid-19 Recovery Workshops. A great range of introductory fly fishing workshops for those Tasmanian fishers, or outdoor lovers, looking to try a new adventure. All gear is provided, professional instructors, lunch, refreshments, great locations and top value options on offer.
National fishing surveys are being conducted across Australia to gain up to date data on all aspects of recreational fishing in the country. As the last survey of its type was back in 2001, it is more than timely to get up to date information on our favourite activity. This is not a government survey, … Continue reading Help hook up our fishing data
Howard Croston, individual winner of the 39th Fips Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship held in Tasmania, Australia during December 2019 talks of his experience fly fishing in Tasmania, ranking it in his top three fly fishing experiences in the world.