Farquhar day 4

Jack Samson, once editor of Field and Stream once wrote about Saltwater Fly Fishing that his love with the sport was visual. That fly fishing in the salt was 95% looking and searching, and 5% fishing. He considered it to be closer to hunting than fishing.  And as a novice fisherman evloves, he starts realizing [...]

Golden Grand Slam at Alphonse

Alphonse Island Celebrates a New World Record Achievement The almost impossible feat of a “Golden Grand Slam” has been achieved whilst fishing St François atoll. Fourth–season Alphonse fishing guide, Andrew Mayo guided Matvey Ivanov (Mat) to obtaining this coveted achievement!  To qualify for a “Golden Grand Slam” title five species of fish: Permit, Milkfish, GT, [...]

Dreaming the CanCan

The antics of this past weekend have given me reason to head back to the drawing board with regards Milky flies. The fact that we had two enquiries and two hookups - that's four positive encounters - with flats Milkfish on a CanCan Girl (its actually a Gotcha variation) has altered my thoughts a little [...]

MISSING THE MILKMAN

I've started to take this personally! This evening I had nine shots at Chanos chanos. Jono Shales with a magnificent Milky (photo courtesy of Exmouth Fly Fishing) And nothing. Denied every time. Drifting the wind lanes is a patient game. It's so easy to get distracted by the huge amount of fish activity in these naturally food rich [...]

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