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. It was a tedious task [...]
I tied this because I really couldn't tie a decent Merkin. :)
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.
In a follow up to my last GT post, I'll give you all a little bit of visual representation of what fighting one of these special fish is like. The first two casts were too far in front of the fish, that cast where the line tangled around the butt of my spare rod almost [...]