Birthday Bash Billfish

Birthday Bash Billfish

Fishing allows you to create memories that you’ll have together for the rest of your lives.

I’ve seen the moments created by the above sentence many times, to guests I’ve guided, to myself and the people that I fished with over the years.

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Andrew, Michael and Stu are three good friends from Melbourne. About six months before fishing with us in Kuala Rompin, Andrew and Michael surprised Stu with a flight ticket and sailfish fishing package during his 50th birthday bash.

What a nice surprise gift. [Read more…]

Freshwater Shark and GT

Freshwater Shark and GT

Well, not quite the actual thing but the pacu does have the reputation of being called the freshwater GT due to their powerful runs and the patin is called the Iridescent Shark (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus).

One of the place we fish for these two species is located near Semenyih town, between Sukida and Fish Valley – if you are familiar with those.

Between the two target species, hooking a pacu is like snagging an accelerating Ferrari, quick and violent – while the patin is like hooking onto a train, both fun either way. [Read more…]

Bonefish Drawing on Orvis Stripping Basket

Bonefish Drawing on Orvis Stripping Basket

This is one of the things I like to do in-between guiding and going fishing, drawing. Drawing fish or fishing related art in particular.

And just completed another bonefish on a fishing buddy’s Orvis stripping basket. I recorded a short time-lapse video clip of the process which you can watch below.

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Old and new

Old and new