HFF Flycast, March 2020

HFF Flycast, March 2020

Volume 11, No. 7, March 2020

Whilst my movements have been severely restricted by a twisted knee other Club members have been gallivanting around the countryside chasing fish despite the high rainfall causing adverse conditions in our rivers for most of last month. See Rodney’s, Phil’s and David’s reports in the following pages. Read More »

HFF Flycast, December 2019

HFF Flycast, December 2019

Volume 11, No. 5, December 2019

Wow! Another year has nearly gone. This will be the final Newsletter for 2019 and as our outing this month was the Xmas Party, the Newsletter mainly concentrates on this event. I was selecting photos to include and realised that the males in attendance would not have been out of place at a luau (did I hear someone mention a “bad shirt” party?) Read More »

HFF Flycast, October 2019

HFF Flycast, October 2019

Volume 11 No. 3, October 2019

The one that didn't get away - President Iain with his trout caught during the trout fry release

I know that New Year is usually the time for resolutions but I don’t think my back can wait until 2021 rolls around for me to break a certain bad habit.

I first became interested in fly fishing during the early 1990’s whilst living in Alice Springs and suffering withdrawal symptoms after being wrenched from my home waters in the “Top End”. Read More »

HFF Flycast – September 2019

HFF Flycast – September 2019

Volume 11. No. 2, September 2019

Okay, our fish of the month is one that is generally despised by most fishermen and various Government departments of fisheries and conservation alike. They are regarded as a pest because of their destructive bottom-feeding habits, stirring up sediment and muddying the water, reducing plant growth and lowering oxygen levels and impacting plankton, aquatic invertebrates, waterbirds, and native fish. Read More »