FOOTLOOSE IN FIJI

Fulfilling a childhood dream to visit Fiji, Fred Davis and his girlfriend Dan Nortje fished, surfed and lost themselves in the island life.   "Shoulders slumped, I stared down the spaghetti line that, moments ago, was connected to a GT. I was done now. A little frustrated, but not nearly enough to shout and curse, [...]

THE CANDY MAN

Forget the crappy TV series – if you fly fish in the salt you probably owe the innovation that came out of the Jersey Shore and more specifically, Bob Popovics, a debt of gratitude. Because, along with other salty luminaries like Lefty Kreh, Bob Clouser and Flip Pallot, few have had such an impact on [...]

MIND FISHING

Mind surfing, a term that describes the process of imaging a surfer (normally yourself) on a wave. It could be a real wave, a picture, video. Skaters often mind skate too; curbs, rails, gaps - Andre van Wyk is currently doing a lot of this... Andre, mind posing at the CPS conclave thingy (?) [...]

SWC DO OMAN

If you're followers of Skinny Water Culture or No Boundaries Oman, you'll know that the SWC killed it on their trip to Oman. Here's a short mash of a few moments from their trip:    

GASKET IT

The Hardy Fortuna's use of gaskets under the stainless screws in the drag system raised two massive questions; why the hell does no one else do it?  And why the hell isn't it done elsewhere? I had a few different Loctite Gasket maker versions in the garage and the 598 Black worked beautifully.  If you've [...]

THE INLAND SEA

The drive down to the Inland Sea is best taken at first light. There’s an incredible beauty to be found in the wastes of sand and salt flat that, no matter how you twist them, words and photos can never quite frame. And after the dog days and nights of the Arabian summer, despite the [...]