All posts by AFC

  • Brandon Poole Milk Fish 10 (03-10 December 2016) Brandon Poole Milk FishDSC_0451_ 21 November 2017

    Milkfish – Chanos chanos – Bangus

    When it comes to a proper fight on the fly, one would naturally think of GTs, Sailfish and Barracuda. You wouldn’t necessarily think of a big-eyed algae-feeder being much of a challenge. But the silvery Milkfish has proven to be quite the feisty fighters when targeted. Let’s ...

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  • Al_28Oct-3Nov2017_Matt_02 15 November 2017

    Alphonse Island Fishing News (28 October – 4 November 2017)

    It’s always a pleasure sharing the water with return fishermen, but even better making new friends on the water. Challenging conditions and low light made it difficult to reach every goal, but with such a diverse fishery and a group of eight-experienced fisherman, the results spoke for ...

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  • Al_21-28Oct17_Dave Marshall_13JPG 2 November 2017

    Alphonse Island Fishing News (21 – 28 October 2017)

    Our eager team of anglers set out this week to cover as many bases as we have to offer and managed to do just that. The week started with the father and son team of Roye and Dean O’B having an exceptional morning out on the bluewater ...

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  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 1 November 2017

    BBC Earth – Giant Trevally vs Tern

    Known as the ‘Gangsters of the Flats’, Giant Trevally (GTs) are revered for their bullish nature and sheer strength. Taking on one of these silvery beasts on the flats (or the deep for that matter) is not for the faint-hearted. It is well-known that GTs put up ...

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  • Al_14-21Oct17_Cameron Musgrave_01 31 October 2017

    Alphonse Island Fishing News (14 – 21 October 2017)

    Week 4 started off with some spectacular post card conditions of slight winds and glassy seas, as long time friends reunited for their 20th annual trout rodeo meet. One thing that was very clear was this was sure to be a great week. Making the most of ...

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  • Brandon Poole Milk Fish 10 (03-10 December 2016) Brandon Poole Milk FishDSC_0451_ 27 October 2017

    Milkfish – Chanos Chanos – Bangus | An Algea Feeding Fish

    by Sam Balderson Milkfish, Chanos Chanos, are one of the dream or perhaps nightmare fish for fly fishermen visiting Alphonse Island. Known as the fish of a thousand casts, just hooking a Milkfish is a major undertaking. Combine that with an incredible power to size ratio and spectacular ...

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