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

HERE BE DRAGONS

"We don’t bat an eyelid at an eight-ton bipedal kangaroo lizard with tooth-pick arms and a bull terrier head, so why are dragons that unlikely?  Are they misidentified Pterodactyls? We are, after all, not talking about the most unlikely of animal designs. They were never blue whale-big, nor did they have drumstick-like legs with toothpick arms like a T-Rex or [...]

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

PATAGONIAN HONEY

"Within the first two weeks of this trip I had my fill of rainbows. Rainbows grabbed streamers and took to the air, they yanked dry flies under by the dropper nymph and devoured ugly dry flies in splashy rises. Like a paperback novel or a ‘friends with benefits’ relationship, they provided constant sparks of excitement, but rarely the deep satisfaction [...]

By |April 11th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

5 MINUTE FIX

April 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

5 minutes to fish? No problem. Check out this quick edit from the guys at FlyBru of jet-setting angler Katka Svagorova experiencing some quality smallmouth yellowfish action on the Kalahari Outventures waters of the Orange [...]

THE HEAVYWEIGHTS

March 25th, 2019|0 Comments

In the previous post, ‘As long as it’s black and red’, I discussed the use of a fairly light-weight hook, the Dohiku #12 wet fly hook (type 644) to tie relatively sparse Zulu’s with variable [...]

DISTRACTIONS

March 25th, 2019|0 Comments

RECENTLY AT THE MISSION: Photo c/o Toby Burrell We found Toby Burrell's blog on fishing for Ion(ic) sea trout in Iceland.  One of the Frontiers Travel guides, we met Toby at last year's [...]

THE WILD HUNT

March 25th, 2019|0 Comments

I ran South yesterday to test out some Salomon hiking boots that have finally been released in a natural colour (olive) as well as some new camera gear.  A beautiful day out with obliging fish.

THE MURDER BIRD

March 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

From world champion caster, to building iconic fly lodges, rod building at G.Loomis and building his own brand in Echo Fly Fishing – if a life of variety, self-determination and hard-earned respect is worth coveting [...]

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