NORMAN NO-MATES

“Like being on the edge of a waking dream, they appear, those damn Omani permit, melting in and out of your vision as they float through the mess of the shore break. But they are the type of dream that never quite makes it to the best part, the type of dream that leaves you [...]

SWC DO OMAN

If you're followers of Skinny Water Culture or No Boundaries Oman, you'll know that the SWC killed it on their trip to Oman. Here's a short mash of a few moments from their trip:    

TREASURE ISLAND

Know thyself say the wise elders. Know thy backyard say the wise old anglers. Stu Webb is neither wise nor old, but he knows the milky lagoon of Astove and its difficult denizens. Trevor Skinner with an Astove Atoll permit caught on a Thomas & Thomas Sextant bamboo rod. Photo Stu Webb "I’m not looking [...]

ROSIE’S ROUND-UP

From his home waters in the Seychelles of Alphonse, Cosmoledo, Poivre and Astove to Russia for Atlantic Salmon, Bolivia for Dorado and everywhere in between, Keith Rose Innes has had the pick of the bunch in all the dream destinations. Rearrange your bucket list and start checking the bank balance, here are his top 5 [...]

RETURN TO GRANDE ANSE

A tropical flat – any shallow area of sand, grass and coral surrounded by warm azure waters – will always grab my attention and imagination. The first real flats fishing I ever did was on the sand spit in front of the now disappeared Mason’s Travel in Grand Anse on Praslin Island. The Seychelles have, [...]