Feathers and Fluoro2018-10-18T08:59:29+00:00

JEFF CURRIER – THE 400

In his pursuit of catching any fish whatsoever on fly, Jeff Currier has risked being fired by bosses (mild); losing 20lbs in weight from Delhi belly (medium); getting abducted by Colombian rebels (fiery);being eaten by tigers (incineration) and has had countless other misadventures. But over the last 40 years and in 60 countries, he’s racked up over 400 different species [...]

By |May 17th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

MEET THE NDUNGU, THE PACU’S AFRICAN COUSIN

Under giant Sycamore fig trees on Ruhudji river, guide Johann du Preez loses his mind and completes an angling decathlon worthy of the Olympics while attempting to unlock ndungu, the fat, pacu-like fruitarian fig eaters of Tanzania. "It started with a slurp and a sloppy tail splash as the fish rolled to the surface to engulf the godsent morsels drifting [...]

By |May 15th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

CRUSTACEAN EYE SBS

May 12th, 2019|0 Comments

It took me forever to get to a process that resulted in consistent, perfect crustacean eyes.  The whole burned mono route is just too time consuming and unpredictable, with a static result set and almost [...]

CARP ARE GIANT

May 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Here is a little carp home movie I recently made - special thanks to Andre van Wyk and Tudor Caradoc-Davies for their contribution with camera work. The theme of the movie is 'Carp Giant' because [...]

TARANTULA PRAWN SBS

May 8th, 2019|0 Comments

This is a step-by-step of the Tarantula Prawn fly that I, based on Neil Rowe's experience with tan EP fibre prawn imitations, used very successfully to fool spotted grunter and steenbras (see: Prawns in Tandem) [...]

SOURCE OF SOLACE

May 5th, 2019|0 Comments

(Part three of a catfish mission with Ofishally Babich) All photos by Terence Babich We all experience tough fishing trips and especially so in the last couple of years with the messed up weather patterns. [...]

THREADBARE

April 29th, 2019|0 Comments

"I was fortunate in that my mother did not protest when I decided, at age nine, to give up Catholic Mass in pursuit of fish. Honestly, I think she was ecstatic to have me out [...]

SWC DO OMAN

April 26th, 2019|0 Comments

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:   [...]

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JOURNEY DOWN THE RIO OLIFANTES

April 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Back in 2008 I had the opportunity to do a recce float trip down the Rio Olifantes - the Olifants River in Mozambique. This is a dig through those archives: “Bull…” Johan Klopper breathed the [...]

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