A Bugs Life

The Central Highlands of Tasmania is an amazing place, the scope for exploration never ending. One can easily find themselves completely immersed in their surroundings in a continuous pursuit of new waters and the possibilities they behold.   More often than not it is fishing that brings us to our destination, but occasionally it isn’t…

Black Friday Browns

The lads had been looking forward to it for many weeks, a chance to all hook up and hike into the wilderness, where conservation meets salivation. The date was set – Friday 13th December, and to say we were all a little edgy at work that week would be an understatement. Not edgy due to…

The Friday Feature Photo

Friday’s are pretty awesome. For many, it spells the end of the working week, where stress levels ease and relaxation looms. It’s engrained in the modern anglers’ DNA to transfer thoughts across to fishing. The stream becomes your cubicle, the overgrown bush-track is your highway. The lake is your oval and the creek is your…

The Duns Are Up!!

Summer is a very exciting time of year for the Tasmanian fly fisherman. Until now the surface activity has been very few and far between. We relied instead on our keen eye to pick out trouty shapes amongst a myriad of trouty shaped things that aren’t actually trout. That time is drawing to a close and things are…

Mayfly Magic

To watch fish feeding naturally is quite mesmerising. Especially when feeding on mayfly spinners. Completely switched on to the source, tracking individual mayflies and improvising their beat to the insect dance. I’ve found myself in a few situations recently without a rod, but camera firmly in hand. This is positive, as it has forced me…