Monday 12th March Fishing Report

It seems like the guys at GMW are taking the long weekend break as well. The most recent update on river releases.
Just a quick update on the conditions. The river is big. Very big. 8000 MLD and counting! This has completely changed the list of required skills necessary to catch fish on the Goulburn relative to the previous three months.

While settled levels of 3500-4500 have been the norm all summer long, Autumn has arrived, and with it, consecutive days of 30 degree weather and the need to pour water on

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Riveting viewing and you don’t have to wait for the RISE film festival to see this sort of action. It’s merely a two hour drive from Melbourne.

The water did get some colour when it shot up, butTHIS CONTENT IS FOR MEMBER’S ONLY

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That is of course unless you come to Montana in July with Bo and me! Nice segue eh? A bit of a plug here but if you’ve been considering this trip over the years, this is the year to pull the trigger. We are doing a road trip across Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. No ties to any one area. We will simply go to wherever the fishing is best. ‘Have boats, will travel’ is the motto. We are currently looking for two more pairs to fill one ten day slot. Click here for more info. This is limited to only four people, and is impossible to replicate as we have all the contacts and will be fishing only the best rivers at the time.

Want to throw huge dry flies around in July? Then join Bo and Antony on a ten day Montana road trip this USA summer/Aussie winter.
Back to the Goulburn.

The afternoon and evening hatches were actually THIS CONTENT IS FOR MEMBER’S ONLY

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…. at the Tumut with David, so if you want a drift with him, now is the time to book. April is a great month on both of those rivers, so please get in quick if you are interested in fishing them before the season comes to an end.

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I won’t write anything more than that. If you want more info. Phone me.

Next year’s New Zealand trips are now online and available for booking with deposits not being sought until June 1st. If you want to join Bo and Cameron across the ditch in NZ next summer, please get in quick to secure your spot. All you need to do to book is supply a credit card. No payment is required until the start of Winter.

Also our bi-annual Patagonia trip is scheduled for November. This is an incredible trip to one of the best lodges in Argentina. It is the only lodge run by Americans. Hence it has that American service combined with Argentinian cuisine and hospitality. Click here for more info or phone for a chat.

This heat wave won’t last forever. We are getting some cooler nights now and we should soon see a significant drop in daytime air temps and a corresponding fall in water releases to the river. While there is no rain forecast for the immediate future. These things will happen sooner rather than later.

To those wanting to drift with us in the coming weeks, I urge you to book ASAP. I have to fly back to NZ tomorrow and I’m back Wednesday along with Bo. We then have a period of all three boats being available and we are going to offer some more ‘stay&drift’ packages to entice you all to make the most of the settled Autumn conditions that we are about to experience.

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