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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

THIS CONTENT IS FOR MEMBER’S ONLY

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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

Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx. xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx.
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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

Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx. xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx.
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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.

THIS CONTENT IS FOR MEMBER’S ONLY

Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx. xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx.
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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.

THIS CONTENT IS FOR MEMBER’S ONLY

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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

THIS CONTENT IS FOR MEMBER’S ONLY

Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx. xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx.
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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

Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx. xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx.
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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

Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx. xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx.
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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.

THIS CONTENT IS FOR MEMBER’S ONLY

Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx. xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx.
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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.

THIS CONTENT IS FOR MEMBER’S ONLY

Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx Xxxxxxxx xx xxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxx. xxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xx x xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxxx. Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xx xx xxx x xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxx x xx, xx xxx x xxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx x x xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx.
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I’ve been back from NZ for over two weeks now, on what should have been no more than a 4-5 day stint home for a visit to the doctor and a couple of other, ‘irritating’ commitments. While it’s been great to be home on the Goulburn, I am missing the South Island and hanging out with the other guides and clients. Our NZ stint is a lot of fun for everyone, and I find I’m missing the daily fun of just finding fish, and little else.

When I’m home the ‘purity’ of simply ‘just finding fish’, is but a very small part of my day. On the good side is hanging out with my kids and my better half; trail running and maybe some photography. Conversely there are bills to pay, real estate agents to fake a human relationship with, and generally running on vapors from one thing to the next.

November to April is a time when us fishing guides feel like that old ‘Stretch Armstrong’ toy from the mid 70’s.

But then that’s the gig. ‘Make hay while the sun shines’ is probably the most apt saying that comes to mind when thinking about guiding. The vagaries of the weather, the economy; even what sporting events are on, or how people feel when they wake up on the day, all play a part in when, and how the work arrives. There is no certainty in it, and this is reflected in the high ,,,

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On the business front there are a few things to mention. We are offering the following trips in the coming months.
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Swampy Plain and Tumut River Drifts – in the two weeks after Easter we are running boats down these two wonderful rivers. Please get in quick if you wish to join us, as this is peak time in these valleys and demand is always high once word gets out.

Click here for more info  http://gvflyfishing.com/services/fly-fishing-the-swampy-plains-river/

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Goulburn deals –

Book a half or full day drift for two we will throw in a night of accommodation so that you don’t have to drive back late at night. Offer is available on SUN-MON-TUE-WED-THU-FRI IF you don’t have a fishing buddy. We will do the night of accommodation for $99.

Click here for more info
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Montana-Idaho-Yellowstone Trip –

This is an amazing offer. A ten day road trip with Bo and myself, touring the best of what the west has to offer. We will have drift boats and a completely open agenda. If you’ve ever wanted to fish this region, or even if you’ve been before with our groups, this is a trip not to be missed. Not being tied to a region 12 months in advance, as per our other trips, means that we can use our local contacts to pinpoint the best fishing at the time and just go there. Wherever that might be.

Phone 0418 995 611 or click here to learn more. http://gvflyfishing.com/services/idaho-montana-trips/
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New Zealand 2019 –

We are doing a reduced number of weeks next summer. This year was a test run and the new format has worked really well. We are taking bookings now but we don’t need deposits until late April. Get in quick to secure spots for you and/your group.

Click here for more info  http://gvflyfishing.com/services/new-zealand-trips/

So that’s it for now. We have a huge end to the season planned and will be adding more trips in the coming weeks. Check out these reports for further detail.

All the best guys. Another report after the weekend. Thanks for your support and see you soon.

Cheers
Antony

Date: Friday 29 December, 2017

Phone 03 5774 3928 for the latest info on Goulburn River levels. Message updated daily at 9am or as conditions change.

Three day Goulburn River Level Forecast here :
Lake Eildon Storage: 75.0%
Lake Eildon Inflows: 1,000 Megalitres/Day
Goulburn River Level: 3,200 Megalitres/Day What does this number mean?
Goulburn Water temp: 12.2 degrees Celsius
Goulburn Dissolved oxygen: 8.5 parts per million
Eildon Pondage Level: 48% Subject to change
Rainfall past 24 hours: 6.8mm in the catchment above the lake

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It’s been a very good week on the river, with settled conditions and flow rates putting the fish in all the right places. Some decent double figure days, with twenty five fish coming to net on particular drift, have brought a smile to the dial of those fishing with us.

There’s been some very nice fish in the mix as well, with the general condition of the fish improving out of sight in the past month. Plenty of big bellies versus the slim axe handles of October and November.

Bank fishing has been equally as good as the boat, if not better. So many fish are tucked in behind ** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN TO READ ALL OF THIS REPORT’S DETAILS ** Having time to work over these sections of river has been very worthwhile for those fishing on foot.

The lower levels have also given rise, pun intended, to the nightly evening hatches. Plenty of ** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN TO READ ALL OF THIS REPORT’S DETAILS ** and make sure you get your dead drifts happening.

I agree. It’s not rocket science. Actually it’s pretty much the exact opposite. But sometimes these things need to be said and reiterated so that we don’t take ourselves, or what we do, too seriously.

Presentation is the key on evening right now. Get it right and the reward comes in slabs of gold flanked trout!

Having said all of that, daytime fishing has been the mainstay of what we’ve been doing with guiding these past two weeks. Rising fish can be found ** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN TO READ ALL OF THIS REPORT’S DETAILS **

While most fish will eat from the top, you may find that ** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN TO READ ALL OF THIS REPORT’S DETAILS ** . I won’t give away too much information here at this point in time, as the detail will get out in the public domain if I do. Sing out if you want to know more and I’ll fill you in individually on the phone.

In terms of flies, you don’t have to try to hard to catch a fish right now. Or to be more precise ** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN TO READ ALL OF THIS REPORT’S DETAILS **
Then you’ve got ** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN TO READ ALL OF THIS REPORT’S DETAILS ** we’ve not seem for decades, and the ** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN TO READ ALL OF THIS REPORT’S DETAILS ** are there or thereabouts.

It’s pretty easy is what I am saying.

At these water levels fish are sitting in all the text book places. I can actually recall at least a dozen times of late where I’ve said ‘there should be a fish right there’ and a fish has taken the fly. The Goulburn isn’t often like that. But it is right now.

For me, the best fishing has been from ** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN TO READ ALL OF THIS REPORT’S DETAILS ** pm, and again for the ** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN TO READ ALL OF THIS REPORT’S DETAILS ** . There’s been a slightly quieter patch most afternoons; but not all afternoons.

I’ve spoken a lot about the dry fly fishing, but you shouldn’t underestimate the ** THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN TO READ ALL OF THIS REPORT’S DETAILS ** . Anyone wanting to tease up some big fish, should book me for a half day or a three hour drift to **THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBER’S ONLY**. I’m only getting 1:7 fish to actually eat it, but it’s bringing some large fish out and it’s very visual and exciting.

It may seem counter-intuitive to those of us who laud the dry fly fishing of summer, to be throwing **THIS INFORMATION IS FOR MEMBER’S ONLY**. But those willing to vary their methods and open their minds are in for some interesting times in the drift boat. I have a couple of rods set up with the right lines and flies ready to go at all times.

Speaking of drift boat trips, we have at least one boat available every day for the rest of the summer, and our general availability looks like this:

BO JAN 8-22 AVAILABLE DAILY
ANTONY DEC 29 – JAN 22 AVAILABLE DAILY
DAVID AVAILABLE DAILY

Those doing a half day drift for two, anytime this January, February and March, will get a night in our accommodation for $99, or their second night free if booking two. Sorry no gift vouchers on this deal.

We also have one lone spot for our New Zealand trip running MARCH 4-11, 2018. $4590 for a full week of guided fishing, accommodation and meals. Please phone ASAP if you are interested. Further to that, I am in New Zealand with no guiding obligations or set agenda, other than to take photos and ensure that things go smoothly with our groups, hence I am available for guiding by the day.

If you want a day or two or three of guiding in the Southland region between JAN 29 and MAR 11, please phone me to arrange a time.

That’s it for the time being. The fishing is very good right now and I think it will get better with the true arrival of the hoppers and willow grubs.

Speak soon and feel free to reach out with any questions that you have. You can get me on 0418 995 611.

Cheers
Antony