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

FISHING ALONE

In this exclusive excerpt from his soon to be released book Yet More Sweet Days, Tom Sutcliffe ruminates on the pleasure of fishing solo. I guess you could argue that the true solitary fishing experience favours your chances of slipping into a deep contemplation about the true meaning of life, though for me it doesn't. I tend to immerse myself [...]

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TREASURE ISLAND

January 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Know thyself say the wise elders. Know thy backyard say the wise old anglers. Stu Webb is neither wise nor old, but he knows the milky lagoon of Astove and its difficult denizens. Trevor Skinner [...]

CHARLIE SMITH SINGS THE BLUES

December 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Crazy Charlie Smith passed away yesterday.  Wikipedia will remember him for his fly, but his efforts as a father to a fishery and his bonefishing sons; Prescott, Steve and Andy, are what stand apart when [...]

SHINING BRIGHT

December 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Few people get to fish for tigerfish inside the Kruger National Park. Head of Scientific Services Dr Danie Pienaar is one of them and his weapon of choice is Echo’s Bad Ass Glass (BAG) in [...]

OCEAN BRAINWAVES

December 20th, 2018|0 Comments

I’ve always been intrigued by the saltwater fly fishing concept, trying to catch what I grew up with as ‘rock-and-surf’ quarries on floppy fly rods and ‘feathers’ tied to hooks. “No man, seriously, how can [...]

HIGH 5s – STU HARLEY

December 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Tourette Fishing’s barefoot Mowgli - from Lesotho to Tanzania, Sudan and Cameroon, Stu Harley is the feral guide you want on your side. 5 favourite fly fishing destinations globally? 1. Cameroon! It’s still a very [...]

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