HIGH 5s – MARK MURRAY

A rapid fire catch-up with Tourette Fishing head guide Mark Murray first published in Issue 1 of The Mission.   5 FISHING ITEMS YOU DON’T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT BEFORE MAKING A MISSION? My Patagonia Fly Fishing vest front-sling pack. Man, this pack makes my fishing missions so much better. I am a bit of a [...]

By |2018-07-27T09:28:38+00:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: NEW, The Mission, Tourette Fly Fishing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gabon 2016. The Journey to Africa’s Eden

My obsession with Gabon started in 2010. I have just returned from two weeks fishing in Jardines De La Reina in Cuba. I was a newly addicted tarpon junkie. All I thought about was catching that next tarpon. Back home I started researching possible tarpon venues, preferably ones that would be cheaper than a return [...]

By |2018-07-08T10:18:13+00:00April 20th, 2016|Categories: Conrad, Gabon, NEW, Tarpon, Tourette Fly Fishing|6 Comments

Jungle Fever – Gabon on the Fly

And so it begins... Over the last couple weeks, many of us have opened Facebook or Instagram to soon find ourselves open mouthed and drooling over the images of the fishery in and around Tourette Fishing's Sette Cama Camp in Gabon, mainly portrayed through the incredible lens work of TF Head Guide Mark Murray... This [...]

HEEL!

The following article was published in Africa's Original Flyfishing Magazine: Catching a doggie from shore A story about a dogtooth tuna that was caught from an island in the Red Sea By Leonard Flemming The Red Sea has been a red-hot topic amongst saltwater fly fisherman ever since Tourette Fishing started hosting guided trips to [...]

Shout in the Drought – Tourette Guide’s Week Photos

Mark Murray from Tourette Fishing  has an amazing ability to make me jealous as hell. Yesterday he dropped us mail with a few photos from their annual pre-season guides in Lesotho. Despite extremely low water conditions, the yellows were around... From Mark: After a busy tigerfishing season, the annual Tourette Fishing Pre-season guides week at [...]

By |2015-12-01T12:22:42+00:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Lesotho, Still Images, Tourette Fly Fishing, Yellowfish|6 Comments

Flats Hustle

The Tourette Fishing guides (and I know that the head guide, Mark Murray, was mostly behind the camera - nice work Mark;) put together this lovely summary of the past season's Red Sea fly fishing action, enjoy... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xcw20l01u90

Tiger Hunt – by Thomas Andrews

Text by Thomas Andrews (photos by Thomas Andrews and Tourette Fishing) I’ve been fascinated by African tigerfish for most of my angling life, even though I live half a world away in Australia. I don’t remember where I first learned about them, but it was many years ago and once I’d discovered them I wanted to [...]

Red Herring in the Red Sea

A message from Rob Scott came via email: “We have two last minute spots on the Nubian Flats if any of you guys want to go?” I was chewing my nails behind the computer. I knew I was walking a tightrope with time. Short-notice invitations come with a discount, but they get snatched up…I couldn’t [...]

Matching the Hardware

I’m very excited about the prospect of joining the Tourette boys an their first ever fly fishing only trip to Gabon next year. Tourette fishing has been hosting trips to this astonishing destination for quite some time, but the fishing in the surf and estuary mouths are mostly done with light spinning gear. Preparing for [...]

By |2015-05-27T16:41:15+00:00May 27th, 2015|Categories: Conrad, Flies: Salt Water, Tourette Fly Fishing|3 Comments

The Rainbows of Katse Dam

Lesotho, Lesotho, Lesotho…How much more can we talk about the fishing in that country? I say: “Plenty more!”; because it is so damn good – as in best in the world? I really believe that the river fishing is unmatched in South Africa (and on a par with the best in the world), but read [...]