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

GIFT GUIDE: ON THE 3RD DAY OF CHRISTMAS

PART 3 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 Motsepe wants, Motsepe gets). Today's dreamer is Jazz Kuschke, gonzo journalist of [...]

By |December 7th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

GIFT GUIDE: ON THE 2ND DAY OF CHRISTMAS

PART 2 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 Rockefeller wants, Rockefeller gets). Today's dreamer is big fish hunting, crustacean-obsessive Peter [...]

By |December 6th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

THE PERFECT FISHING ROOM – PART 2

December 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

This post has been in the pipeline for a while (here's Part 1), but the completion of this project was agonizingly slow. The finished product is absolutely everything I envisaged. In terms of desk space, [...]

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 [...]

WISHLIST FISH: HUMPBACK BREAM

November 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Meet the Humpback bream, the big-mouthed, baitfish-smashing Quasimodo lurker of the Southern African floodplains. In Issue 12 of The Mission, Leonard Flemming weighs in on how to catch him.   http://issuu.com/themissionflymagazine/docs/the_mission_fly_fishing_magazine_is_46fb6852ca8036/16?e=27338987/65671363   There's a [...]

GASKET IT.

November 15th, 2018|1 Comment

The Hardy Fortuna's use of gaskets under the stainless screws in the drag system raised two massive questions; why the hell does no one else do it?  And why the hell isn't it done elsewhere? [...]

THE LUCKY ONE

November 14th, 2018|0 Comments

"The most satisfying fish are the ones when I set a certain goal for myself. Usually I just fish for the sake of fishing, but sometimes I set specific goals, like my first permit after [...]

ROAD TRIP THROUGH THE MIST

November 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Words and photos by Gerald Penkler Scotland or Spain? Pike or Spanish barbel? Rain or sun? Cold or hot?  Midges or no midges?   Why anyone would choose a road trip through Scotland over Spain is [...]

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