PACKING THE KITCHEN SINK

Destinations and exploration create fly fishing possibilities.  Possibilities in turn result in lots of gear, preparation, packing and repacking to cover these eventualities within the constraints of space and weight.  But having to check in multiple bags, lots of luggage or tying rod tubes together somewhat detracted from the overall experience. I wanted to share [...]

By |2019-06-18T17:53:43+02:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: Gear, Gerald Penkler, Travel|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

THE (NOT SO COMPETITIVE ANGLER’S) COMPETITIVE ANGLING TACKLE LIST

Matt Gorlei of FlyBru is a bloody good angler. He’s represented South Africa at the World Champs and KwaZulu-Natal at Nationals, but for the most part he’s too laid back to take it overly seriously like many of the comp guys do. When he’s not guiding at Kau Tapen on the Rio Grande, in Russia [...]

PROVIDENCE TRIP PREP

OK, so Andre van Wyk should be posting this blog and in essence he is (all the images of his gear and explanations thereof are by him), but the human labradoodle was late on deadline and the last I heard from him was a bunch of drunk voice notes from the Seychelles about how pleased [...]

By |2019-05-03T14:48:08+02:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

ARNO MATTHEE’S GO-TO GEAR

IN ORDER TO TACKLE 200lb tarpon in Congo and Gabon, Arno Matthee of The Guides Company does not mess around. Here’s his selection of go-to gear. For more on his story (from earning his nickname "The Milkman" to his role in opening up the largemouth yellow scene and more), check out his cover story in [...]

By |2019-05-28T19:32:49+02:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments