There are trips where you have a memorable catch or two and then there are trips where you’ll always remember the fish you lost! This trip was one of the latter, for JW, as he lost a few good fish due to various factors (or excuses!). There are however good moments and catches to take […]
Food lovers amongst you will take note of this post. Having said that, I think food and experiencing different food elsewhere is an integral part of traveling. Do you agree? What more during a fishing trip where we are often super hungry after each hard day of fishing! If you’ve ever wondered what are some […]
I was alone one morning on one of Maldives’ flats while the rest of the group has spread out to find fish when a boat from a resort nearby cruises slowly past me with a lone angler. I must admit I was a bit annoyed as they might have spooked fish nearby. Anyways, the guy […]
NO HOLDS BARRED I don’t remember ever fighting a fish on fly like the way it all went down with this big triggerfish. I’ve caught some big fish and even a couple of triggerfish before. But this is one I will not forget anytime soon. It feels like a violent brawl on the flats, in […]
Things to bring Passport Flight tickets Quick-dry clothing Short tights underwear for wet wading Flats Wading boots Waterproof/water-resistant wading bag / backpack able to carry drinking water Polarize sunglasses Caps Buffs/facemask/sungaiter Gloves Sunblock Seasick pills Pliers Camera Chargers/Batteries Bug repellent (in case of sand flies) Medication Rain jacket Bath towel Toiletries Fly fishing gear 7-12wt […]
These are some flies tied by Nick Ooi for this year’s bonefish fly fishing trip to the Maldives using Semperfli straggle string materials and they worked great. Have you fly fished in the Maldives? Experience a live onboard safari and fish the flats, contact Juan Wei for information.