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…
Landing at Djibouti International, I knew I was back in Africa. Simple, tired decorations, signs of better economic times now past and, of course, confused customs officials – I felt right at home! We’d set off on this little exploration on a sniff of a rumour and a couple of French blog posts. We’d set […]
A couple of weeks ago a couple friends of feathersandfluoro, Christo Hendriks and Brad Hall, and a few of their friends, went on little cruise around the Maldivian Atolls in search of massive hits on their topwaters and bent jigging rods. The lads unfortunately didn’t connect with any real trophies; according to Christo Hendriks, “Hey mate… […]
Continuing on from Part 1, which you can read here: Into the Great Wide Open – Part1 – Adventures on St.Brandons Atoll We returned to the Gryphon at the end of our first day out on the incredible flats of St.Brandons, to dinner on the back deck, and all of us bursting with tales of […]
We’ve got a new leader! 100cm + GT’s caught in South Africa: What if we threw Mozambique into the list? Its only a few kilometres away from where the majority of these fish were taken. With Mozam included there is one fish that would blow all of these away, here she is;
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…
“Into the Great Wide Open…Under them skies of Blue… Out in the great wide open…. A Rebel without a clue”… I wonder if Tom Petty had wandering fisherman in mind when he penned his 1991 classic… But whenever I’m off on a mission to chase fish somewhere off the regular grid, this chorus is never […]