Tag: Rainbow trout

A Weekend In Oberon

A Weekend In Oberon

My family and I recently headed out to Oberon in NSW, in the hope of finding some trout waters closer to home. While Lake Jindabyne and the Thredbo River were incredible venues, driving 7 hours to fish for trout is just too tall an ask for me to do frequently. So with that in mind, …

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The Xplorer UHTFC Festival 2017

The Xplorer UHTFC Festival 2017

Having hosted a very successful (inaugural) fly fishing festival in 2016, we (the UHTFC committee) decided to build on the event by hosting our second festival in 2017. We updated the format, extending the festival by a day to 2 days, and then threw in a formal dinner and  braai. Although Neill and I were fishing in the …

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The Xplorer UHTFC Festival 2016

The Xplorer UHTFC Festival 2016

This year the UHTFC decided to host it’s inaugural UHTFC Xplorer Fly Fishing Festival. Apparently the club has hosted festivals in the past, but these were well before my time and have long since been forgotten by club members and the committee alike. Bruce Taylor put his hand up and did the majority of the planning …

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A Tough Day On The Bushman’s River

A Tough Day On The Bushman’s River

After a poor showing on the rivers for most of the season we decided that a trip to the Bushman’s was in order.  A Monday public holiday gave us the perfect opportunity so we booked the water and were on the road at 5am, heading for the Giant’s Castle area. Our usual coffee stop was …

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Mavela Double Up

Mavela Double Up

I was up at 4:30 on Saturday morning, packed the car, and then picked up Nick and Bruce on the way to Mavela. We stopped off for the mandatory cup of coffee, which I ended up only drinking half of, in fear of needing to wear a nappy under my waders. By 7am we were …

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