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

THE VIRTUAL TOUR

Ok, so 2020 cancelled a lot of our plans, but that does not mean we can't find a workaround. Like this years F3TSA, now available online! Sure, it's not going to be in a packed auditorium with prizes flying around the room, but for a few Randelas there's nothing stopping you and some mates from enjoying the smorgasbord of films [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Video|0 Comments

WISH LIST FISH: NAMIBIAN STEENBRAS

We covet steenbras at the best of times, but we’ve recently been introduced to their butterball cousins from Namibia (aka Nambia). Instant fish crush. Just add water. Our Wish List Fish from The Mission Issue 08 was the Namibian steenbras. What West Coast steenbras, aka West Coast sea bream, aka Lithognathus aureti (if you live in Ancient Rome). A relative [...]

By |September 29th, 2020|Africa, Salt Water, The Mission|0 Comments
  • The business end of an Incomatie chiselmouth. Photo Rob Kyle

CHISELLED

September 16th, 2020|0 Comments

Chasing the elusive labeobarbus grand slam, Leonard Flemming discovered he had missed his mark when the chiselmouth goal posts were moved. "There are a few things that need to be achieved by a fly fisherman [...]

THE WEIRD GUYS IN YELLOW

September 7th, 2020|0 Comments

Sometimes the weird guys in yellow (smallmouth yellowfish) ignore their interest in entomology entirely.  This is something that, if you'd told me about, I would have laughed off.  It is however the second time I've [...]

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SBS: HOW TO REVERSE A BOAT TRAILER

August 18th, 2020|2 Comments

How to reverse a boat trailer The Feathers junior crew is starting to become a pretty strong team (with more sprouting soon). It got me thinking about some 'dad skills' (in the fishing/outdoor realm) - [...]

DEEP TROUT

August 17th, 2020|0 Comments

Trout catch reports in August are always low for the big UK reservoirs. In the cooler depths, even with a DI8, they are hard to find. Especially when the reservoirs are 30m deep. But we [...]

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