Middle of November last year, my wife Kathy and myself had a
short trip planned for the
It was not intended to be a fishing holiday, as I already had two weeks planned back in Jindabyne after our return from Tassie. Never the less, as a precaution I packed a #6weight fly rod and an assortment of fresh and salt fly’s.
Our first destination was to a little seaside hamlet “
Our accommodation was an amazing little beachfront cottage, and was much more than I imagined.
After unpacking, we uncorked the chilled
Our host, Duncan, arrived to check and see if everything was
to our liking. He noticed my rod tube,
and forthwith stated that, he owned and operated a dairy farm only 5 minutes
drive down the road. It so happened that
his dairy farm happened to have 10 kilometres of meandering stream running
through the heart of it, and that I was welcome to try my luck for the trout
that reside in it. It nearly killed me
to say it, but I had to decline, too much
Needless to say, the stream and the surrounds were breathtaking.
The view from the balcony of our little cottage.
I returned to our little cottage by the sea, and as I ate my breakfast in the morning sunlight, I saw in the distance, a pod of whales breaching and spraying water. Almost a perfect end……. Now if I could only have caught a Brown.
Boat harbour is an idyllic bay and I would recommend it for
any couple visiting the northern part of
Don’ forget to mention you would like to fish the stream.
Only 5 minutes from the sea to this!