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Little rapid runner

In conversation with Tourette Fishing’s Keith Clover – the evolution from fly-fishing guide to desk jockey. And back again… I first met Keith in July of 2006. The trip was a recce mission to suss the possibilities of running it as one of Tourette’s offerings. The plan was fairly simple: Use an inflatable raft to […]

Sudan prep & Fly hack – keel crabs & sticks like SH!T

A few months ago Jimmy and I fished a session at strand and he gave me one of his DMAs.  His flies are always an education in innovation, and this one was no different. “What the hell did you coat this head with?”. “That sticks like shit stuff!” Of course I had no clue he […]

Conservation in action, Gabon

By Mark Murray This is an exceptional fish, by any standards, but there is a lot more to this fish than its size. Estimated at 45 kilos, this is the biggest cubera that we have landed in Gabon on lure, off the beach. The reason that this fish is so special is because of the […]

Gabon 2016. The Journey to Africa’s Eden

My obsession with Gabon started in 2010. I have just returned from two weeks fishing in Jardines De La Reina in Cuba. I was a newly addicted tarpon junkie. All I thought about was catching that next tarpon. Back home I started researching possible tarpon venues, preferably ones that would be cheaper than a return […]

Jungle Fever – Gabon on the Fly

And so it begins… Over the last couple weeks, many of us have opened Facebook or Instagram to soon find ourselves open mouthed and drooling over the images of the fishery in and around Tourette Fishing’s Sette Cama Camp in Gabon, mainly portrayed through the incredible lens work of TF Head Guide Mark Murray… This […]

HEEL!

The following article was published in Africa’s Original Flyfishing Magazine: Catching a doggie from shore A story about a dogtooth tuna that was caught from an island in the Red Sea By Leonard Flemming The Red Sea has been a red-hot topic amongst saltwater fly fisherman ever since Tourette Fishing started hosting guided trips to […]

Shout in the Drought – Tourette Guide’s Week Photos

Mark Murray from Tourette Fishing  has an amazing ability to make me jealous as hell. Yesterday he dropped us mail with a few photos from their annual pre-season guides in Lesotho. Despite extremely low water conditions, the yellows were around… From Mark: After a busy tigerfishing season, the annual Tourette Fishing Pre-season guides week at […]

Flats Hustle

The Tourette Fishing guides (and I know that the head guide, Mark Murray, was mostly behind the camera – nice work Mark;) put together this lovely summary of the past season’s Red Sea fly fishing action, enjoy…