About Platon Trakoshis

Platon is a born and raised Zimbabwean with Greek Cypriot roots now living just outside Cape Town. Owner of Lucky Fish Productions, when he's not shooting films he's spending time with family, fishing, taking photos and tying flies.

BULLY BEEF – TIGERFISH FLY – SBS

I was on my second hosted tigerfish fly fishing trip to the Okavango Delta armed not only with the usual clouser minnows but also with some new ideas incorporating rabbit zonker strips. Staying at the lodge was a well known South African guide with two clients from Europe. In the morning as we were heading [...]

HOW SLOW CAN YOU GO?

When I first heard about the resurgence of fibreglass rods I imagined floppy, noodly fly rods like older rods that I started fly fishing with a while back. But not that far back that I ever experienced the old fibreglass rods. I was sceptical, then some of my fishing buddies bought Epic fibreglass rod kits, [...]

By |2019-05-06T11:34:21+02:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Carp, Fibreglass, Western Cape|Tags: , , , , , , |4 Comments

FLICKING THE SWITCH

I remember the emotion of picking up a fly rod for the first time, pulling fly line off the reel and feeling the thickness and suppleness between my fingers. I was in awe and tried to figure how this foreign way of fishing worked as I knew nothing. After catching the first fish and feeling [...]

By |2019-01-23T10:32:47+02:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |2 Comments