First day on river and first to the net!

Peter (from Queensland) had a workshop with us previously. But this trip was first time on the rivers … nice brown on the dry! A couple of nice risers to tease him. Onto a very good rainbow at Currawong, so much so, it straightened the hook and got off. Ray caught this ‘eye’ of the … Continue reading First day on river and first to the net!

Regular Tagger Jon … frustration to elation

Finally one to the net!! Jon had two river days with us recently that couldn’t have been more different … Here a beautiful brown is missed, on day 1, one of 15 to the fly and only three to the net! Day 2 started with morning frustration … changed location … and afternoon elation And … Continue reading Regular Tagger Jon … frustration to elation

Tony enjoys more top river action!

Tony with another excellent small water fish … as we predicted when the floods were on, the lowland rivers would fire up in summer/ autumn. Another good wild brown on the dry. Tony delighted … sighted stalked and netted. For a change of pace … 1907 Vulcan outside a bakery in Ross. There was a … Continue reading Tony enjoys more top river action!

Long time friend has top river day!

Colin, known since my advertising days 30+ years ago had a top rivers outing From the start, on the emerger, Colin was into it and the trout ‘were on’ High fives the order of the day Angler and guide on the stalk … Yes! Presentation … right fly … right place … right timing. Fish … Continue reading Long time friend has top river day!

Father + son combo set high bar on the rivers

Robert and son Jack had a red letter time on the river a few days ago. With something like 40+ fish to the fly between them. Cherry-ripe supply was under great threat. Jack ended up on top ‘fish to net’ count with 12, dad netted 7. Ray netting No 3 for Robert. Jack unto No … Continue reading Father + son combo set high bar on the rivers

Michael gets full reward from family day on river

Family fly fishing day on the Macquarie, from left – Adrian, Roger, Danny and Michael. Danny intro day with Michael and Adrian adding experience. Top river wild brown on the dry – mayfly emerger did the trick. An even better one a little later on the adult ‘spinner’ mayfly pattern – with Adrian looking on

Twiggy water and light gear!

We did a special day with John, a regular Tagger, and Ray exploring new waters for light new gear. Here Ray is onto a lively wild brown on the #2wt. John opted for his small #3wt and wasn’t out of the action all day. John exploring some lovely runs and ripples. Ray was laughing when … Continue reading Twiggy water and light gear!