Bucktail and the beast

By JD Filmalter Bucktail jigs are the shit. I love them for many reasons. You can make them yourself and customise them to suit your every desire – much like a fly - changing weight, colour, hook size and so on. You can play with them until you feel you’re on the money. Also, everything [...]

Magic Days – Can fishing be the cure for heartache?

I decided to drag out this piece I wrote about 8/9 years ago... thought'd I'd repost it here.. was originally published in the fantastic Fishing & Hunting Journal... "MAGIC DAYS: Can fishing be the cure for heartache? What do non-fisherman think about? This is a question I have found myself considering on numerous occasions in [...]

By |2018-07-09T16:07:02+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: Andre, Conventional, Fishing Stories, Gear, NEW, Tarpon, Travel, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Maldives Photo Report

A couple of weeks ago a couple friends of feathersandfluoro, Christo Hendriks and Brad Hall, and a few of their friends, went on little cruise around the Maldivian Atolls in search of massive hits on their topwaters and bent jigging rods. The lads unfortunately didn't connect with any real trophies; according to Christo Hendriks, "Hey mate... [...]

By |2018-07-08T10:41:30+00:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Conventional, Featured Fisherman, Giant Trevally, Indian Ocean Islands, NEW|0 Comments

Yellow Submarine

I dunno about those Beatles and their whole "We all live in a Yellow Submarine" bullshit... Who the fuck wants to live on a submarine anyway.... ? God damn hippies... Just before Christmas I took a suicidal day off during the busiest time of the year, pissing off my business partners no doubt, to head [...]

By |2016-01-21T21:51:32+00:00January 21st, 2016|Categories: Andre, Conventional, South Africa, Tuna, Western Cape, Yellowtail|1 Comment

Bucketmouths of Zim

Largemouth and smallmouth bass were two of my favourite angling species in the days when I still fished the art-lure leagues in the Western Cape. In the four to five years that I fished competitively for Western Province colours I saw many big bass come out of Theewaterskloof Dam, Kwaggaskloof Dam and Misverstand Dam. However, [...]

By |2015-10-09T18:28:54+00:00October 9th, 2015|Categories: Conventional, Largemouth bass, Leonard, Still Images, Travel, Zimbabwe|Tags: , |1 Comment

Midweek pic dump

Please note that we don’t own all of these photos/pictures, but we do love them and love sharing them – click on some of the pictures to see movie clips or follow links: An average Swartkops River garrick A trophy Swartkops River garrick recently caught near the mouth of the estuary. [...]

Pic Dump

Please note that we don't own all of these photos/pictures, but we do love them and love sharing them - click on some of the pictures to see movie clips or follow links: Softmouth trout Berg River carp underwater - photo by Leonard Flemming Freshwater stingray - photo by Damien [...]

Mid-week pic dump

Please note that we don’t own all of these photos/pictures, but we do love them and love sharing them – click on some of the pictures to see movie clips or follow links: 48 kg Carp caught in South Africa - world record? Rainbow trout from Katse Dam (Southern Africa) [...]

GT Ice Cream

The history of the 'GT Ice Cream' surface lure By Barry Wareham from BasilManning lures The first GT Ice Creams were made on a lathe I inherited from my grandfather.  I had experimented with many different shapes and sizes, but it was the cone chisel-nose that proved to be very successful. Manufacturing the plugs out of wood [...]