LOCAL LAKES & RIVERS
Large schools of Redfin have also been turning up in Lake Burley Griffin.
Areas like the foreshores around the yacht club and Lennox Gardens have been productive.
A fun day out with the kids as generally where there’s one….there’s more!
Enough excitement to keep the little tackers interested.
With some trying conditions weather wise over the past few weeks, the mountain lakes and rivers continue to fish exceptionally well.
Good numbers of Rainbow continue to dominate the Eucumbene and Thredbo Rivers with some spawners still hanging around.
They are an incredibly fun fish to catch with many putting on an acrobatic display once hooked.
The rivers are still holding good numbers of rainbows
Bead head Nymphs like the Manic Nosebleed Nymph & Blowtorch Nymph in Copper, Pink or Red have been the standouts.
Early season Rainbows respond particularly well to bright colours which is why these patterns are so effective.
The dry fly action is starting to heat up with fish starting to look up for food as the river levels subside.
Flies like the Indi Klink are an excellent option as they stand out like the proverbial.
Lake Eucumbene continues to be the best lake option as the level are steady and fish are foraging the shallows for stick caddis, snail & midge.
Best flies have been Muz’s Sticky Caddis, Hot Snail, and Crystal Chironomid.
This looks set to be one of the most epic springs the lake has seen for some time!
The hot patterns to fish the lakes this spring.
Lake Jindabyne has also been fishing well considering the lake has dropped.
Some excellent browns have been seen cruising the lake edges around Hatchery Bay & Creel Bay.
A great polaroiding option if the conditions are right.
Polaroiding the lake edges to continues to be a great option with the right weather conditions.
Some great numbers were caught during a recent state round of a Fly Fish Australia loch-style competition.
Local Australian team representative Dave Hemphill took out the honours during some trying conditions.
Gale force winds made it difficult for anglers but especially boaters.
Small wet flies fished on sinking lines caught the majority of fish during the competition.
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN-STORE
The new Freestone Series from Simms has been one of the most exciting.
The range now includes a fully redesigned Chest Wader (Men’s & Women’s), Pant Wader and Wading Boots.
They come in at a popular mid-price level which has been a real hit with anglers.
The NEW ‘Freestone Series’ from Simms has been a real hit!
The award-winning Shimano Stradic FK spinning reel has just also been launched.
The Stradic FM features tech from their flagship Stella Series, without the pricetag attached!
The range of incredibly popular ‘Squidtrex’ lures from nomad tackle has been expanded with 4 new sizes added.
New 55mm, 65mm, 75mm & 85mm have been added to the range with the addition of 2 new colours!
In preparation for the upcoming Murray Cod opening season next month, we’ve had some cracking new lures hit the shelves as well as a re-stock of some old favourites.
These include: Rapala X-Rap Peto, Fisher Native Cod Crunchers & Radical Redfin, Taylor Made Surface Lures, Kingfisher Surface Lures, Berkley Pro-Tech: Albert Wilde, Billy Cruise & Tommy Glide.
Berkley 6 & 8 inch Cull Shads, Jackall Swing Mikeys and the famous Gantarel & Gigantarel series to name a few.
We have also just had a huge re-stock of Ausspin Spinnerbaits and the Irukandji Soft Plastics.
We also have a special event planned in-store on the evening of Thursday the 9th of November.
Rene Vaz the managing director of Manic Tackle Project will be in-store giving a presentation on chasing trophy trout and the latest gear hitting the market this season.
This is one event you don’t want to miss!
The event is FREE to attend however we would appreciate if you could call the store on (02)6239 1323 to confirm your interest.
There will be a FREE BBQ & drinks available on the night also.
Kick-off is at 7pm however if you want to enjoy a bevvy & a sausage sanga, please arrive a touch earlier.