Redemption – Sudanese style

redemption sudanese style

My last run in with an Arabic GT ended in tragedy, that was of the Omani variety and for whatever reason, when I first headed off to Sudan i didn’t consider that these too were Arab geets. Teasing on the bommies and shelves was fantastically exciting, but with increasingly impressive leg infections and easily bored […]

From the archives: A message to Fred from Paul Weingartz

“Hello Fred,   Following are my thoughts and methods on trying to stop big fish ! Please don’t be offended if I repeat stuff you know.   I am off course referring to hooking and landing 90cm plus Gt’s from the shore or flats. Fishing GTs from a boat is way too easy and i don’t rate a GT […]

The 100 club -updated

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;

GT Mania Video

Christiaan Pretorius and Tim Babich, two of FlyCastaway’s guides, have put together this rad little video. They had a few days off to fish the fabled waters of St Brandon’s and do what guides do – caught the fish! If you’re any sort of fisherman this video will get you frothing for some sort of […]

320 Video Teaser

Jako Lucas, of Flycastaway, dropped this little teaser on my fb wall yesterday. Tease it does, I can’t wait to see the full length product. http://vimeo.com/83389772

Trip Report: St Brandons Atoll

Two of feathersandfluoro’s favourite sons, Francois and Jean Malherbe, joined Flycastaway for the 36 hour sail to St Brandons Atoll. Considered THE PLACE for sight fishing to trophy Bonefish, it has became a legendary and sought after fishing destination. Francois sent me, after I told him he had to write a report, a bunch of […]

DIY Farquhar

Friend and accomplished fly fisherman Graeme Field of Liquid Horizon has put together a DIY trip to Farquhar next year April. I was hoping to go but can’t get leave – I’ve already used up too much chasing fish 🙂 The trip has been advertised for this week only and already half the slots have been taken. […]

7 Degrees Premiere

Richard Morton and the team from RGB and Alpha teamed up with Daniel Goez (of Tapam Fame) to create an orgy of GT action. They spent four weeks shooting on what is considered to be one of the best saltwater fly fishing destinations on earth: Alphonse Island. Pete and I have been dropping some titbits […]