TAIL FETISH

I'm a sight fisherman way before I'm a fly fisherman. Faced with two options; blind casting a fly rod, or pitching live bait at a target, I will pick the latter every time. As a result I find myself only ever really looking back at the trip photos of fish in the water, actively feeding [...]

HIGH 5S – ALEX WALLER

Our man in New Zealand, Gerhard Uys, catches up with New Zealand fly guide and video content creator Alex Waller to discuss New Zealand’s North Island, big trout, king fish (yellowtail) on the flats and more. Photos: Gerhard Uys & Alex Waller 5 best things about where you guide? In Taupo, on New Zealand’s North Island, [...]

THE TALE OF TUNA

A couple of weeks ago someone WhatsApped me a video that was doing the rounds on social media. It was of a 20-odd kilo tuna caught by the Bartho brothers on the KwaZulu-Natal coast in South Africa. In the video they suggest that the fish is a southern bluefin tuna (SBT) Thunnus maccoyii. Several SBT [...]

LONG REEF

Veteran guide Richard Schumann has spent the better part of his life guiding blue chip clients in the world’s best saltwater destinations. Here he lifts the skirt on one place that does not get as much attention as it should. Not that you are likely to go there anyway… If the cost and inaccessibility don’t [...]

A FEW QUEENS

I've been slack behind the lens recently. And slacker yet in getting images and words onto the blog. But here are a few shots from an outing the other day with Luke on his boat Machete. While I was quite rusty and ending up knitting - I fluffed my first few shot and even put [...]

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