Holá México Part 2: Jack & Bone stalk

Text and photos by Gerald Penkler Our brains felt jangled by the time we arrived at the sand spit.  The roads along this coast are littered with some huge potholes. More aptly put, the potholes you drive on occasionally have some flat bits.   With the light fading, beautiful jade green water and an orange sunset [...]

Into the Great Wide Open – Part II – Adventures on St Brandon’s Atoll

Continuing on from Part 1, which you can read here: Into the Great Wide Open - Part1 - Adventures on St.Brandons Atoll We returned to the Gryphon at the end of our first day out on the incredible flats of St.Brandons, to dinner on the back deck, and all of us bursting with tales of [...]

By |2015-11-15T14:23:27+00:00November 15th, 2015|Categories: Andre, Bonefish, Giant Trevally, Indian Ocean Islands, Permit, Shark, Travel|6 Comments

A Little Christmas Action

Ray recently got back from a Christmas Island trip - Kiritimati in the Pacific - and during a chat about a looming Omani trip, dropped me a few videos of his trip. He said he fished quite a bit on the outside of the Atoll. He reckons he normally ignored these areas in the past [...]

By |2015-09-17T06:54:25+00:00September 17th, 2015|Categories: Bonefish, Pacific, Ray Montoya, Travel|Tags: |0 Comments

Into the Great Wide Open – Part 1: Adventures to St.Brandons Atoll

“Into the Great Wide Open…Under them skies of Blue… Out in the great wide open…. A Rebel without a clue”… I wonder if Tom Petty had wandering fisherman in mind when he penned his 1991 classic… But whenever I’m off on a mission to chase fish somewhere off the regular grid, this chorus is never [...]

Humpday Unwind

Those atolls in the southern reaches of the Seychelles islands are any fly fisherman's dream! If you're not convinced, take a look at Christiaan Pretorius' sick short film! https://youtu.be/AGhVuqs-Evw  

Moments shared

               Client & Guide Moments Text by Ryan Hammond (photographs by FlyCastway) As an angler (and guide) it is very easy to become focused solely on the end result; that being to land large numbers of fish or one specific trophy fish.  The special moments shared between anglers, guides and their quarry are often overshadowed [...]

By |2015-02-27T15:25:04+00:00February 27th, 2015|Categories: Bonefish, Giant Trevally, Golden Dorado, Tarpon, Travel, Trout, Yellowfish|Tags: |0 Comments

46 kg GT on fly!

It is a privilege for me to announce that one of the very big GT's landed on the Socotra Island archipelago trip in October 2014 was caught on a fly from the shore. In my previous post (http://feathersandfluoro.com/?p=8017) I mentioned that there were opportunities to catch very large GT's (30 - 60 kg) and bonefish [...]