Golden Grand Slam at Alphonse

Alphonse Island Celebrates a New World Record Achievement The almost impossible feat of a “Golden Grand Slam” has been achieved whilst fishing St François atoll. Fourth–season Alphonse fishing guide, Andrew Mayo guided Matvey Ivanov (Mat) to obtaining this coveted achievement!  To qualify for a “Golden Grand Slam” title five species of fish: Permit, Milkfish, GT, […]

Missing the Milkman

I’ve started to take this personally! This evening I had nine shots at Chanos chanos. Jono Shales with a magnificent Milky (photo courtesy of Exmouth Fly Fishing) And nothing. Denied every time. Drifting the wind lanes is a patient game. It’s so easy to get distracted by the huge amount of fish activity in these naturally food rich […]