The fly fisherman’s ultimate brothel?

A photo essay about the tropical flats fishes of Alphonse and St. Francois atolls (Seychelles) Text by Leonard Flemming (the uncut version) Photos by Leonard Flemming (unless credited otherwise) This photo essay featured in Catch Magazine: Introduction It’s easy to develop an obsession around fly fishing. I suppose theoretically one could compare a fly fisherman’s […]

The Custodian

The hunt for Giant Trevally in the surf, south of the 26th parallel of latitude is what first got me to Kosi.  Somewhere in my 3rd trip I got hopelessly distracted and didn’t even make it in to the surf zone.  Ewan Kyle is the closest fishing thing to Mowgli that you will find anywhere, […]

The Upper Reaches of A Stream Beyond

It’s a “secret” valley high up in the Southern Berg that I have written about several times before. I even named my blog after the stream. I have decided that there’s no point trying to keep places like this a secret. It’s too remote and inaccessible for 99% of people to venture up there. I […]

Brothel

Brothel is a beautiful drone-clip compilation of Australian salmon fishing by Liam Surridge; many thanks for sharing this with Feathers and Fluoro:

The west is my oyster

As much as I love crunching black mussel shells walking a West Coast beach, I also cherish the succulents of the mountain ranges that lie near this coastline. I get to do and see these things when I set off on mini adventures, solo missions to find fish. Good fishing spots, salt or fresh, in […]

NEON AT NIGHT

Its midnight 30 nautical miles off the East coast of Malindi, and dead quiet other than the drone of the diesel inboard, more felt through your feet than heard as you putt along at a measly few knots. Visually, a challenge lies ahead that evolution did not prepare you for. Your eyes want the comfort […]

Conserving my quarry the Clanwilliam yellowfish

The following article featured on the Red Bull website: Anglers often use the joy they find in the mountains, the scenic tranquil atmosphere and viewing wildlife as an excuse to carry a fly rod around. If these things were truly the elements of excitement in fishing, then hikes, outdoor photography clinics and game drives would […]