2102, 2024

Three lakes and an estuary

February 21st, 2024|Categories: Estuary, Estuary Fishing, Fly fishing, Uncategorised|

Across four days fly fishing with Gary in Tasmania, Christopher and Brian enjoyed a number of lakes and the Tamar estuary. On Arthurs Lake we found activity and success to surface pulled flies around the Hydro Bay islands, where we also found some decent froth lines, drawing up typical Arthurs browns to grasshopper patterns. Little Pine Lagoon in good overcast conditions with a light to moderate breeze from the north fished rather well, with numbers of fish landed and the best action in the middle of the afternoon to a few waves of duns hatching. Early overcast conditions on Penstock [...]

2805, 2022

Ballistic Rainbow

May 28th, 2022|Categories: Fly fishing, Short Stories & Fishing Tales, Uncategorised|

Bev and Mike's 3 day April fly fishing tour included the last weekend of the season and we spent their final day on Lake Leake.   In the absence of any real surface activity apart from a couple of fins poking up here and there in this calm area, and not much food on the surface, we changed to a small wet fly just under the surface for this beautiful 58cm ballistic rainbow trout.

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