THE BAUER FLATS CRAB SBS

If you search for this SBS you'll quickly discover that the internet sometimes isn't forever.  Dead links, media servers that have vanished or migrated, the Bauer Flats Crab SBS practically disappeared off the internet.  Its DNA apparent in other patterns like the Contraband Crab, which has largely replaced the Bauer in younger fly fishermans boxes. [...]

LAND OF FIRE

"On a daytime drive through the pampas one would be forgiven for thinking that the wind- blown surroundings look harsh and dull, all but featureless and monotonously brown, but there is a secret magic that happens when the sun gets low. They say that Magellan named it the “Land of Fire” because of the natives’ [...]

By |2018-08-07T15:04:17+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

STUCK IN THE MUD – WHERE DO THE GRUNTER GO?

If you enjoy wetting a line in the estuaries that abound along South Africa's east coast, then you have undoubtedly spent some time trying get your paws on a spotted grunter. And when success alludes you, as it does us all at some point, I'm sure you have wondered, where do the grunter go? So [...]

By |2018-08-01T08:51:58+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Eastern Cape, Environment, JD Filmalter, South Africa, Spotted Grunter|Tags: |0 Comments

DO YOU EVEN BEAST, BRO?

*** EDIT  - Since writing the below, I took my own advice and spent even MORE time on tying a pair of BEASTS, attempting to build a matching pair of BEAST Mullets... I kinda almost sorta maybe think I'm nearly there and may attempt an SBS of sorts in the near future.. added some pics [...]

SALAD DAZE

In case you missed them, here's a round-up of recent Salad Bar gear we think is worth a gander: PATAGONIA – MIDDLE FORK PACKABLE WADERS For when you’re going on a trip and you’re not sure what fishing is available. For when it’s between seasons and you’re not sure if you should be wet wading or [...]

By |2018-07-09T21:54:15+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

BEHIND THE SCENES: ATLANTICUS

NOW THAT THE DUST has settled on the Fly Fishing Film Tour, you'd imagine we would be able to focus on getting shit done. We can't. And for that we blame the tours films. The worst (or the best) of the lot when it comes to distracted daydreaming was Atlanticus. From the "baby" poons smashing [...]

By |2018-07-04T16:12:28+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

STEP-BY-STEP – THE “KLEIN ROOI JAKKALS”

If you are a purist and if the idea of a squirmy worm offends you, then look away now because this four-legged squirmy monstrosity will violate your sensibilities in every possible way. Problem is, in the tricky surf wash of the South African West Coast and on Namibian shores, it's proven to be a damn [...]

By |2018-07-04T07:44:28+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

THE MISSION PLAYLIST VOL. 8

OUR MIX for Issue 10 is "Dre's Eclectic Sleigh Ride" from Andre van Wyk (aka @nepptuna) a regular contributor to the mag. Check out his story on smallmouth bass in Issue 1 and "Low-Riding Avocado Salma Hayek" in Issue 5. It is just that, eclectic, so expect anything from JJ Cale, to SOJA, The Traveling [...]

By |2018-07-02T08:02:38+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments