Milkfish - An Algae 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 the incredible ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
The Seychelles islands, in the heart of the Indian Ocean, is undoubtedly home to some of the most extraordinary species in the world. From beautiful giant sea fans to various sea turtles to vibrant tropical fish, this area holds some of the most fascinating and often feisty ...Read More
Welcome to part 3 of our introduction to our fly fishing destinations journey. Tucked away in the beautifully remote corners of the Indian Ocean, you’ll find the pristine beauty of the Seychelles islands. An area which has fascinated travellers and adventure seekers for many years, it is ...Read More
Welcome to Part 2 of our introduction to our Fishing Destinations journey. Alphonse Fishing Co. is known as one of the top fly fishing companies and offers an exceptional fishing experience in some of the most remote destinations on earth. The culmination of excellent weather, large populations ...Read More
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