PART 7 in a 12 part series of blogs where we look at the Christmas Wishlists of The Mission/Feathers & Fluoro team.

Each list features three categories: Stocking Filler (cheap and cheerful), Sublime (a great piece of gear in the mid to high price range) and Ridiculous (what the Sultan of Brunei wants, the Sultan of Brunei gets).

Today’s dreamer, Leonard Flemming, the Swiss Army Knife of Piscatorial nightmares. Fresh, salt, your goldfish, the clap – he’s caught it.


Owner Aki 1/0’s cos it’s a kick ass hook and none of our tackle retailers stock that hook in that size in da RS of A…Why!?


Hardy Fortuna X3 and G. Loomis NRX 1509/10-4 FLY spey rod…Cos I wanna test a theory on big saltwater fish from shore (and especially on tarpon from the beach in Gabon).


Yamaha Machete (Panga boat) with Yamaha 60 hp 4 stroke to catch a 20 lb Clanwilliam yellowfish in Clanwilliam Dam or Bulshoek Dam and a 30 kg+ kob in the Breede of fly (and an instant, free skippers with that thank you)…Dream dream dream