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

GIFT GUIDE: ON THE 4TH DAY OF CHRISTMAS

PART 4 in a 12 part series of blogs where we look at the Christmas Wishlists of The Mission/Feathers & Fluoro team. Each list features three categories: Stocking Filler (cheap and cheerful), Sublime (a great piece of gear in the mid to high price range) and Ridiculous (what Midas wants, Midas gets). Today’s dreamer is Joburg yellowfish whisperer, Herman Botes. [...]

By |December 8th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

HOT WIZARD SBS

This is a basic zonker streamer that I tied to catch some of our larger freshwater predatory fish. The colour combo is based on other effective streamers, especially tigerfish streamers, used across Africa (I took a page from Malcolm Meintjes' zonker tiger flies as displayed in the FOSAF Favoured Flies series). I’ve only been fishing it in 2018 and it [...]

THE NATURAL

November 30th, 2018|0 Comments

"Mark is good to watch, which some fly fishers, no matter how good they are, are not, though it's not something I can easily find words for. I guess with Mark his most important attributes [...]

GABON PREP

November 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Gabon, I just can't help myself from returning to this place time and time again to chase tarpon off the beaches. Sure, the snapper, threadies and jacks are nice to catch too, but if I'm [...]

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