Basket case – the quest for the perfect stripping basket

Too big; too small; too deep; too shallow; too square; too round; too oval; too rectangular. Too punk rock…Not punk rock enough. Hint: It doesn’t exist. “The most useful type of basket is a supermarket shopping basket, held around the waist with a rubber bungie such as which can be acquired at most hardware stores.” […]

A Bit of History, a Bit of Innovation and a bunch of Magic

Most of those interested in the pursuit of Saltwater fish with a flyrod, have no doubt heard the name of Flip Pallot… An early pioneer of chasing the worlds premier shallow water gamefish on fly, Flip is responsible for a huge number of innovations and techniques we take for granted in this day and age… […]

Firetiger

I always wanted to tie a fly of this color pattern. Got bored tonight and decided to tie one since the season has started…here’s the first of the lot.

Glow bugs

These flies are far from beautiful, but I would just like to share what I’ve done so far.

Calvin Du Plessis’s Musandam Sailfish

A Great day for my friends who fished the Musandam, Oman, today. Calvin scoring on a flyrod and two other guys hooked up on two other sails. A Video will be posted soon and I’ll update this page.

Another Crab Fly

I tied this because I really couldn’t tie a decent Merkin. 🙂

Field Testing A Bastard

After mulling around on what fly to use, I settled for something a bit traditional, only I bastardized it….