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Trigger Tuesday, developing an addiction

David my fishing partner and I would be guided by Kyle, who like most of the guide team is from South Africa and is currently doing his third season’s guiding with the Alphonse Group. On the trip over to St Francois, Kyle explained we would be starting in Cosmic Lagoon. The Lagoon is quite simply postcard perfect and you would struggle to …

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Tackle Disinfection – Iceland

For those that are travelling to Iceland to fish for the first time you might not be aware that you are required to disinfect your tackle prior to fishing.  This is a legal requirement that helps to protect the pristine Icelandic fisheries.  The system works, Gryodactylus Salaris has never been detected in freshwater fish, as fishermen travelling to Iceland we …

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Alphonse – A fly fishers paradise – Part 1

“Up the steps one at a time, and mind your head,” the Captain said as we boarded the twin engine Dornier 228 aircraft. We were about to embark on the final leg of our journey to a tropical paradise. Located 7 degrees south of the Equator, there is a brace of atolls that are home to one of the world’s ...
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Argentina – Montaraz – Pigeons

On our journey through the Cordoba region we decided to stop in and join some clients for lunch at Montaraz, which offers some of the best pigeon shooting to be found in Argentina. We are both very fond of the “grey grouse” back home and felt it would be rude not to sample the goods. Shooting pigeons in Argentina is ...
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Argentina – Los Crestones – Mixed Bag

We touched down in Buenos Aires after a very pleasant flight. As we disembarked my colleague got pulled aside and asked if he had his done his reciprocal fee. He has an Australian passport, therefore this fee needs to be sorted out prior to arrival at immigration at Buenos Aires. The stewardess helpfully provided assistance with translating the website and ...