Feathers and Fluoro2018-10-18T08:59:29+02:00

HOME ON THE RANGE

TROUT! BEER! BEARS ! A LIKE-MINDED TRIBE! Tudor Caradoc-Davies  visits Montana and finds a home away from home. "The full title of Sacha Baron-Cohen’s 2006 Borat movie is Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan. In it, Borat, the clueless and incredibly inappropriate ‘Kazakh’ that Cohen plays, blunders around the USA, learning about the natives [...]

By |February 17th, 2020|Fresh Water, Rest of the World, The Mission|0 Comments

7-YEAR-ITCH

A story of two smallmouths and water under the bridge by LeRoy Botha in issue 19 of The Mission "14 November 2012. It’s incredibly hot and the wind is shunting. I’ve come prepared for a day or three’s fishing: food, tent, beer, gear. The Upper Gouritz River at this point is a wide, powerful river, always flowing crystal-clear during the [...]

A RIPPLE OF EXCITEMENT

February 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Tired of flies falling around in your foam fly box? I definitely was (especially after losing plenty flies carrying cheap polystyrene boxes in my pocket) until I got handed the Ripplebox. Sceptic as always about [...]

THE SUCK

February 11th, 2020|0 Comments

Renowned sado-masochist, James Topham, in Issue 19's Undercurrents, on the best of the worst times in a guide’s life.   "While the soaking salt water spray from the bow of the skiff is the bane [...]

HERMIT HERNANDEZ – THE SBS

February 11th, 2020|0 Comments

I didn't know how this name popped into my head and decided to give it a google, pre post.  Turns out there was an American Footballer with that last name who became a murderer and [...]

MISSING THE PERFECT SHOT

February 4th, 2020|0 Comments

It was a camp Ray had never heard of, and both of us were worried about one massive, scary thing; humans. This wasn’t a typical fly fishing lodge like those catering to the Australian and [...]

THE MATRIARCH

February 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

What am I most proud of? There’ve been a good few achievements among my tribe these past few years. Two of us have represented at national level and the third at provincial level in our [...]

MINI GOLIATH

January 29th, 2020|0 Comments

We were floating down the lower Orange talking about fish species and fly tying while watching birds and casting streamers when we spotted a goliath heron hunting majestically on the bank. Garth Wellman mentioned how [...]

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