Winter is fast approaching and the lakes are becoming our destination in the coming months.
There are a number of events over June so please visit the web site to keep yourself informed.
The AGM is not too far away positions need to be filled. So please come and speak to me any of the other committee members if you are interested.
The Annual Dinner and Presentation Night is on the 25th August so make shall you attend and bring along a gift for the raffle table.
The other main event for August 19 is the One Fly. Which is being held at Tranquil Rises this year, cost for the day is $35 including BBQ Lunch this is a great day for the members of all skill.
The Royal Coachman was held over the weekend 19 and 20 of May awaiting for the results.
Be calm and flyfish,
When - 23 - 24 Jun 18
Staying at -TBA
Trip co ordinator - Pat Sheridan
Trip classification – Lake Trip
Lake Purrumbete is a freshwater lake, with a surface area of 552 hectares and a minimum depth of 45 metres.
Lake Purrumbete is surrounded by private property and public access to the lake is restricted. There is a boat ramp and caravan park in the south-western corner and public shoreline access at ‘Hoses Rocks’, on the western shore, and through the quarry on the eastern side. After that it’s shanks’ pony.
Boats give easy access to all areas of the lake and shoreline.
When - 8 - 11 Jun 18
Staying at - Wash Tomorrow Caravan Park, Telanatuk East Road, Toolondo, VIC, 3401
(GPS:37`01’ 41.7”S, 141`57’ 49.1”E) ph: 03 5388 2231
Trip co ordinator - John Smith 0400 883 022
Trip classification – Watercraft Trip
Lake Toolondo is located in the Wimmera in between Hamilton and Horsham about 4.5 hours drive from Melbourne via the Western Highway.
This lake is capable of yielding some true monster trout and redfin. Trout have been recorded in excess of 8kg, averaging 1kg and redfin in excess of 4kg averaging 900g.