My love affair with Bucktail is certainly no secret to anyone who knows me... some may call it a love affair, some may call it an obsession.. and others may just call it flat out laziness in finding something you like and just sticking with it and not learning any new shit! Either [...]
Freshwater GTs? Juvis? No, fully grown! This was end of what sounded like a florally ludicrous conversation between two chaps I was fishing with. It was a long time ago, the fishing was good that day so I never again considered the statement. Until recently that is, when a friend sent me a video clip [...]
After fishing the ‘Socotra-islands’ I realised that some saltwater fly patterns certainly work better than others. The challenging fishing also taught me a few lessons – always experiment and try things that seem unlikely to work in the circumstances. For instance, never underestimate the effectiveness of a ‘dead’ fly pattern. "Always experiment and try things [...]
After mulling around on what fly to use, I settled for something a bit traditional, only I bastardized it....
Have you ever imagined how it would be if the desert meets the flats? A short drive from here takes me there...and I'm going tomorrow!
Going to farther and/or deeper doesn't always guarantee you fish, because the best time for man to fish, isn't always the best time for the fish to feed.