After a number of shots and failing to get any solid hookups, Sek finally nailed this sailfish that put up a gallant fight. Sek, a Certified Casting Instructor, is no stranger to fighting big fish but it still got a little tense at times. The Sage Salt rod and Hatch reel stood up to the […]
Rompin Sailfish on Fly
Collection of all the articles posted under fly fishing for sailfish in Kuala Rompin.
We’re always improving on and trying out new flies for our sailfish fishing. Here are 3 new ones that we’re throwing to the fish. In terms of colour, pink flies have so far had a better success rate. The flies are usually in the 7 to 8 inches length range. You can also attach a […]
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 has had success with all […]
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 who knows him personally […]
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 […]
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 […]