A recent trip to Providence Atoll in the far outer reaches of the Seychelles, saw myself and Warwick tying up an absolute storm in the 8 months leading up to the trip.. regular “Whippet Wednesdays” sessions in Warwick’s Garage, which has been converted into a flytying, beer and whiskey drinking haven, saw us furiously tying […]
I’ve been messing around with Squid Patterns the last couple weeks, mainly focused on GT versions for an upcoming trip in March 2018… But after a weekend up at Breede recently, and getting into a few Kob on conventional topwater with JD, whilst the other lads knocked a few on fly, I got to thinking […]
The back deck of a mothership is a holy place… a field of dreams, a stadium of hope, a shrine to triumphs, a monument to failures..
The ice cold Inverroche 7 year old rum had barely hit the back of my throat when I heard “Buffalo!”… I turned to look to see an evil grin on Wayne Osborne’s face, his glass of Soapy Coke raised in his left hand in my direction…
I made my usual Wednesday night Beer and Cigarettes visit to my good buddy Warwicks last night… Warrels as he’s known to many ( and 1st Lady to a select group of others ) has recently returned to the Fly tying obsession after a long hiatus of throwing lures and stupid shit like that.. granted […]
The incredibly successful first South African Flyfishing Expo was held at the beautiful Lourensford Estate a few months back… The Feathers & Flouro Team were super stoked to be invited to tie some flies and share some knowledge, and we all had a fantastic time… full credit to Gordon van der Spuy and his team […]
I decided to drag out this piece I wrote about 8/9 years ago… thought’d I’d repost it here.. was originally published in the fantastic Fishing & Hunting Journal… “MAGIC DAYS: Can fishing be the cure for heartache? What do non-fisherman think about? This is a question I have found myself considering on numerous occasions in […]
This cold and rainy winter weather has most of us down here in the Cape thankful that our beloved streams are getting some much needed water in them after an abysmal last 18 months..but it does mean, that we are not getting out on the water chasing clear water small stream trout… well the season […]