Unusual suspects

The first time I saw a Cape gurnard that was caught on fly was on Peter Coetzee’s old site, Born to Fly Fish. I got

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

Addition to the carp genre

I sat in the sun, uncomfortable amongst poking sticks. A few carp, maybe five, were feeding hard stirring up a mud cloud below my perch

What Went Down in Djibouti

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

The Jewel of Eastern Lesotho

Dramatic sandstone cliffs, willow trees in full autumn bloom, clear water, and shallow cruising trout. What more could I ask for? Here follow a few pictures

Bucktail and the beast

By JD Filmalter Bucktail jigs are the shit. I love them for many reasons. You can make them yourself and customise them to suit your

Inner Island Report

Beniamino Pellegrini (@bengthehunted) got hold of me a while back about fishing the Inner Islands of the Seychelles. I dispensed what I still know is

Jah Booty

That’s how you pronounce it, Djibouti: Jah Booty. That tiny North Eastern African country nestled quietly between Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia. And that’s where we’re headed

Honeymoon in Praslin

By Gerald Penkler Getting married is great, especially when the honeymoon takes you to Praslin Island in the Seychelles for a week and your wife

Electric Blue

The following informative article about catching bluefin trevally around Alphonse Island was published in Africa’s Original Fly Fishing Magazine: Ewan Naude and I had barely

Return to Gabon

After an epic trip to Gabon in 2016, our group of South African fly fishermen will be returning to the land of giants in two

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