blog category: Trip reports

Sette Cama, Gabon, Pete Gibson, Tourette Fishing, Aardvark McLeod

The return visit to Gabon was eagerly awaited. Again, weeks of preparation of flies, lures, rods, line had all been done in advance and finally we were off. I find returning to a venue for the second time is always better than the first trip as one is better prepared and looking forward to new… Read More>>>

Providence Atoll, Seychelles, Aardvark McLeod

Size… I think that is the first thing that crossed my mind as MV Mayas Dugong made its way up the west side of Providence Atoll. The group had been buzzing ever since we had jumped on the IDC Beechcraft from Mahé to Farquhar. Despite the sadness that hit me like a wave as I… Read More>>>

Alphonse Island Seychelles fishing Aardvark McLeod

A ‘perfect’ bonefish session is something that only comes around once in a blue moon. Masses of bonefish dropping off the flats left, right and center often leave guests and guides dumbstruck. With their huge appetite for flies and their long runs, which often see the backing screaming off the reel, bonefish are possibly the… Read More>>>

Alphonse Island, Seychelles, Aardvark McLeod

Alphonse Island is probably the world’s premier destination for consistently targeting Milkfish on fly. The sight of a group of daisy-chaining milkfish will even have the most experienced anglers weak at the knees. With a slight reduction in wind speed and calming seas, the guide team had a brief window of opportunity to target these… Read More>>>

Cosmoledo atoll, Seychelles, Aardvark McLeod

The first week of the highly anticipated Cosmoledo 2016 – 17 season kicked off with a bang. The first group of guests aboard our luxurious 85ft mother ship, Lone Star, included father and son team Jeff and Ryan Monsein, Kay Jones, Matt Naber, Egor Chulanov, Stanislav Gorbounov and Nickolai Stelmach. With the tidal cycle moving into spring… Read More>>>