Humpday Unwind

Those atolls in the southern reaches of the Seychelles islands are any fly fisherman’s dream! If you’re not convinced, take a look at Christiaan Pretorius’ sick short film!  

A’ to the K’ – a fly fishing mission to an unknown tropical destination

There are few unexplored fishing destinations left on Earth. The few rivers and saltwater fisheries that are untouched are mostly in parts of the “old world” where the local, 3rd world country logistics make it unlikely tourist attractions. I am talking places where “no white man has set foot before”. I recently had the opportunity to […]

How to stop a MONSTER – by a master.

I never had the privilege of fishing with the late Paul Weingartz. When preparing for our first Farquhar trip – seems so far back now – I picked Paul’s brain about hooking, and more importantly, stopping these bruisers. He is, after all, one of the elite few to have landed GTs of over 100cm in the South African […]

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 […]

Giant flies

I read a story once about some anglers in Kosi Bay not being able to get bites because the GT’s we’re locked on to wave pompano and nothing could quite immitate them. With a long enough shank this would be the way forward.

Hunting Gods: GTs on the flats

“Ka ulua kapapa o ke kai loa” The ulua fish is a strong warrior.                  -Hawaiian proverb “Kayden, once you get da taste fo’ ulua fishing’, you no can tink of anyting else!”                                             […]