LIFER: LEFTY KREH

Arguably the greatest modern fly angler, when he passed away in 2018 Lefty Kreh left an indelible mark on our sport. In 2017 our editor-at-large,

HEART OF DARKNESS

Conrad Botes battles chaos, fatigue and demons in his return to Gabon on a quest for the Silver King – tarpon. As featured in The

SHARK BAIT AND SILVER KOB

The second best thing about fly-fishing off a float tube in False Bay is the looks you get when you gear up in the parking lot. Pull out your Ark inflatable or SUP and no-one will bat an eyelid. Take out a float tube and people will stop and stare. Like you’re mad or something. Truth be told, it’s a very convenient and effective craft to fly-fish from.

IMPROVED DMA SBS

Jannie Visser and I had some great fishing for silver kob on the False Bay reefs some time ago (post coming up). We found that

GABON PREP

Gabon; I just can’t help myself from returning to this place time and time again to chase tarpon off the beaches. Sure, the snapper, threadies

HUMPBACK BREAM – WISHLIST FISH

Meet the Humpback bream, the big-mouthed, baitfish-smashing Quasimodo lurker of the Southern African floodplains. In Issue 12 of The Mission, Leonard Flemming weighs in on

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