Feathers and Fluoro2020-11-28T08:03:59+02:00

HIGH FIVES – KYLE SIMPSON

Low key, but highly respected by anyone who has ever fished or worked with him, Kyle Simpson is one of the stalwart guides of the Seychelles, a freakishly good fly tyer and a pre-eminent Indo-Pacific permit whisperer.   5 best things about where you guide with Alphonse Fishing Co.? Definitely having my family with me and watching my little boy, [...]

THE FEATHERS AWARD

Have you caught a special fish on the African continent in the last 12 months? Well then you may just be a contender for The Feathers Award, our annual competition that celebrates the most remarkable catch in a calendar year. What are the criteria? What constitutes a remarkable catch? – First off, on the geographical front, we are looking at [...]

By |October 31st, 2022|Articles|0 Comments
  • LeRoy Botha Spotted Grunter Mud Rocket

GRUNTER GOTTA EAT Pt. 5-ish

October 19th, 2022|0 Comments

I've been contemplating ways to alter the attack when the surface bite for Breede and Kleinbrak grunter slows down, and I think, as always with the help of mates, I've found one or two things [...]

SWISS CHEESE AND CITY CHUB

October 12th, 2022|0 Comments

Staring at the full, laminar flow of the Linth canal - a rather pretty piece of water considering that it is just a canal - while letting the local fly rodder's, Patrick was very bummed [...]

  • Jako Lucas, aka Taco with a fly-caught jack on the Texas coast. Photo Will Graham

TACO, THE ALIEN

September 29th, 2022|0 Comments

Moustache – check Mullet – check Slight twang to the accent, as if he’s a Texan with biltong futures in Prieska or a South African guiding in Texas – check. Fishin’ ‘dungarees, big-ass truck, kick-ass [...]

  • Clem Booth at Lago Strobel

THE INFLUENCER

September 14th, 2022|0 Comments

Long before Instagram and #influencers ever existed, Clem Booth was sharing the wonders of Lago Strobel (and other fisheries), raising money for the Red Cross Children’s Hospital and helping others in his own, inimitable style. [...]

JVICE NO. 2000

August 29th, 2022|0 Comments

Are you a collector and fly tyer? The maker of arguably the world’s best fly tying vice is auctioning his 2000th vice for charity. Thank Beelzebub for cheap fly tying vices! Why you ask? Because [...]

  • Tagging Tigerfish in Lake Jozini, Pongola

SCIENCE BRU: TAGGING TIGERFISH IN SA WATERS

August 23rd, 2022|0 Comments

Mavungana Flyfishing in association with the University of Mpumalanga, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and Pongola Game Reserve launched a groundbreaking tigerfish tagging project in June. They've already started recapturing individuals and the findings are astonishing.

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