Solitude On The Thredbo

Where is everyone? Despite near-perfect weather and very fishable flows for opening week, there’s only one other car at the Paddy’s Corner car park and its occupant appears to be in the back, sleeping through the morning chill rather than fishing. After a few hours working the big water downstream and landing a couple of smaller rainbows and the odd brown, local guide Matt Tripet and I still haven’t seen another soul …. I’ve seen clouds of big brown trout here, stacked up and ready to run the river in search of love, with hardly a soul to interrupt their festivities.

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