Rita with her first wild brown trout

First trout on a fly

Ken and Rita had done some research and practiced casting a fly, keen to expand their angling experience while traveling around Australia.

Mayfly action was sporadic over the two days and limited by long bright spells. Ken

Rita with her first wild brown trout

Rita with her first wild brown trout

and Rita both acknowledged and enjoyed the difference with fly fishing compared with other methods that they have been using.

Using emerging dun patterns, both had successful, exciting hook-ups. Here Ken and Rita each proudly display their first ever wild brown trout on the fly.

 

Ken with his first wild brown trout

Ken with his first wild brown trout