PEAK PERFORMANCE

Got a sea ledge or a remote kloof packed with unmolested fish that you want to check out? Before you go swinging off cliffs like

CLIFF HANGERS

Saltwater fly fishing maverick Jimmy Eagleton climbs for a living on offshore oil rigs. So when it comes to accessing hard-to-reach gullies, caves, and cliffs

THE WEST COAST KING

While he sounds (and looks) like a WWE superstar, Jimmy “the Shark Man” Eagleton is one of South Africa’s pioneering saltwater fly fishing anglers, favouring

PATTEX 100%

Glossy, durable, flexible and perfect for fly tying. In Pattex 100% Platon Trakoshis believes he has found the ultimate fly tying glue for building baitfish

THE ISLAND

Geelbek on fly, at night. In the pursuit of impossible fish Jimmy Eagleton finds both solace and success while the rest of us are sleeping.

JIMMY’S SILICONES

Since Jimmy Eagleton’s caught his first yellowtail on silicone prototypes that he tied several years ago, he’s continued to fine tune the pattern (and colour

GUNNIN’ AT THE VICE

One of the many benefits of fly tying groups, whether they are loose collectives like our Whippet Wednesday crowd, or Whatsapp Groups, get togethers like

Unusual suspects

The first time I saw a Cape gurnard that was caught on fly was on Peter Coetzee’s old site, Born to Fly Fish. I got

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