From my observation, using floating and sinking lines can be a personal preference for someone who has done this sort of fishing before and depending on the success they've had, they tend to preach towards that type of line. As for us, we use - floating, intermediate and sinking lines, and … [Read more...]
Rompin Sailfish on Fly
Collection of all the articles posted under fly fishing for sailfish in Kuala Rompin.
Alaskan expat, Mike's brief stay here in Malaysia must have been memorable and he's having a great experience making new friend, different cultures and everything, and fishing for new fish species. Mike is a funny guy and naturally, fun to have around. I am quite sure all the local fly fishers … [Read more...]
In case you're wondering, puyao in Chinese is do not want and Yao is want. Yao-Yao can also mean more more, please! Sek had thought fly fishing for sailfish is going to be a whole lot of boring waiting game. And then he cannot get enough of it! The truth of the matter is there will be some … [Read more...]
The best all round fly rod for Kuala Rompin's sailfish is a 12wt. The 12wt suits the commonly caught +/- 20kg (45 pound) sailfish here. A rod that weight will allow you to enjoy the fight with the claimed fastest fish in the ocean and still allows you to control the fight when needed. Go Big or Go … [Read more...]
I wanted to design a logo just for fly fishing sailfish in Rompin. It had to be simple yet artistic. See how the logo is drawn in the video: https://youtu.be/zoHtECgPJdY Design description: The graphic is of a sailfish with its sail or dorsal fin fashioned like a fly, instead of just … [Read more...]
These are not never before seen scenes but dramatic scenes nonetheless that unfolds when predators, in this instance, sailfish hunt in Rompin. You can WATCH THE VIDEO in our previous post of the drama unfolding. I find looking at still images interesting as you can learn new things about the … [Read more...]