I have not been doing much haruan fishing for a long time. There was a time years ago when it was nearly a weekly affair fishing for them. And I put together numerous articles and photos of the haruan until the day came where I ran dry of ideas to write about haruan, haruan fishing and different ways of catching them.
Those intense haruan fishing days were mostly done with casting hard-bodied lures and soft plastics.
Team Mother Fishing
So recently when I received a WhatsApp message from Poh and my buddies from Team Mother Fishing, yes… go TMF! to check-out a spot in Broga – I decided to attempt catching some haruan on fly.
What a day it turned out to be. Everyone caught a decent number of fish and I had a blast catching haruan after haruan on fly.
Too bad there was no big snakeheads turned-up but the numbers made up for that. I landed eight and lost a couple more, all using a hopper fly (grasshopper imitation). I think the fly was tied by Dron Lee of Fly Tying Nation, I can’t remember. I went unprepared I have to admit with no poppers, no gurglers and no weedless flies that will come handy for the weedy waters. [Read more…] about Topwater Fishing for Haruan (Striped snakehead)