Sudan recap – My favourite trigger eat yet

Stu Harley and I hit the GT highway.  A section of reef battered flat by hundreds of years of wave activity on the waveward side of this reef flanking the Sudanese mainland. Today it was baron with GTs.  We spotted one or two that had no interest in predation of any sort, and soon we […]

Sudan Recap – Rodeo Clowns and the Fluoro Fear

The whatsapp came from Ed “the head” Truter. “NO FLUORO.  If it glows under a UV lamp it will spook Sudanese Trigger”. “Orange yes, FLUORO no.” Well thats a first.  Of course I had to test Eds theory.  I didn’t leave it there either.  Peter Mcloed sent a pic of some fly boxes.  On probing […]

Sudan recaps

Instead of a daily report I’ll post little snapshots of awesome moments exploring this incredible place with Stu Harley, Nicola Vitali and Johan Brits. Some might involve fish, others climbs or stories told by others.  Ill also do posts based around flies.  Why they worked, the theory behind colour and movement (many a thanks owed […]


From Columbia Sportwear: Six fishing guides set out to catch some of the most notoriously ill-tempered fish in the world. As these experts descend upon the Indian Ocean to reel in triggerfish, they’re met with a much bigger challenge than even they imagined.

Farquhar day 3

We sat around the dinner table watching the little hermit crabs make lines in the sand chasing our messed scraps around on the sand floor, we were eating Wahoo sashimi, courtesy of Ryan Hammond and Kegan Mattheys day in the deep.  We finished dinner and the guys settled down with a few beers on the […]