THE SEASONAL YELLOWFISH OF BARKLY EAST/RHODES

All about Barkly East/Rhodes yellowfish, by  J.W. Grobler The Barkly East/Rhodes district is widely revered for being one of South Africa’s foremost trout-fishing meccas. Surprisingly,

THE ISLAND

In this story from The Mission Issue 27, Andrew Harrison and his son Ruari find that, away from the crowds and into the bush, if

SEVENTY-FOUR OFFSHORE

By Edward Truter Some time ago, some of my friends who I fish offshore with (usually casting and jigging lures on light gear) mentioned that

HARLEY SHAKES

The Harley Shakes is a fly created by Stuart Hartley, a guide for Tourettes Fishing, designed specifically for the Tiger Fish (Hydrocynus Tanzaniae) of the

WIRE LEADER MELTED LOOP

I love the Double Rapala knot shared by Leonard in his post of Double Rapala knot & Piano Wire knots for tigerfish.  The other exceptional

SPANISH GOLD

“A mirror-calm bay glided into view as we hiked around a dry wheat-coloured hillock.  Dry grass lined the banks as far as the eye could

FLIES FOR SPANISH BARBEL

Spanish barbel gently sip dries, but what follows is an electric, turbo charged, dash into the depths.  Here are some patterns that worked during the

THE SQUIRMY SWITCH

Spanish barbel after barbel would tear off on their first run and then proceed to rip tippet and squirmies ragged over the sharp gravel. Most

PACKING THE KITCHEN SINK

Want to pack light for a fly fishing trip? Destinations and exploration create fly fishing possibilities.  Possibilities in turn result in lots of gear, preparation,

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