Saltwater Fishing

Jungle kings

tapam_frontPrompted by a fly fishing film in which two men fishing from float tubes do battle with enormous tarpon somewhere in Central America, Thomas Søbirk headed to Nicaragua with high hopes and wild dreams.

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Astonishing Alphonse

alphonse_frontThe Seychelles had always been on Marcus Janssen's bucket list, but despite the superlatives and hyperbole with which he had heard the fly fishing described, nothing could have prepared him for what was to come.

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Sudanese saltwater

front_sudanAlong the edge of the merciless Nubian Desert in Sudan lies the Red Sea and its blue-blue water. It’s not a palm-fringed, postcard coastline, but beneath the surface is a near pristine wonderland offering wild opportunities to explore with rod and reel, as Edward Truter discovered.

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Cuban permit

A good Cuban PermitThere are certain species that every saltwater angler dreams of catching. Milkfish, bonefish and giant trevally are a few. But for most, none rank higher than the permit. Matt Harris finds out why.

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Milkfish mayhem

A good Seychelles milkfishHenry Gilbey packs his most serious fly rods and heads for the Seychelles  where he pits his skills against the turbo-charged milkfish.

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Fly fishing for bass

fly_fishing_for_bass_frontIt's the fastest growing sector of the sport, and Simon Everett is not in the least surprised at how fly fishing for bass has captured the imagination.

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Shark on fly

sharkfly_frontIn an effort to broaden his horizons with a fly rod, David Wolsoncroft-Dodds goes in pursuit of blue sharks off the Pembrokeshire coast.

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