Fly fishing is an art form that not everyone can master. It takes skill, patience, determination, and knowledge of the right bait and flies to use. Fly fishing can be very meditative, almost Zen − you get a sense of satisfaction with the perfect cast. As you cast a fly line back and forth, immersed in your environment and focused on the present, you feel euphoric. Here we explore the art of fly fishing in more depth.
Mark your calendars: Christmas is less than two months away. And international travel is fast recovering, with an increase of 60% on pre-pandemic figures. One region that is particularly hungry for international travel is the United States. Notwithstanding the Seychelles being a long-haul travel destination for Americans, this tropical destination remains on the bucket list …
Coral reefs are one of the most diverse ecosystems on our planet and provide critical habitats for many species of marine life, including corals themselves. Approximately 25% of the ocean’s fish depend on healthy coral reefs. There are over 1900 different types of coral, making it one of the most diverse groups in the animal …
We all come to fish the islands in the hope of landing either a monster giant trevally, permit, milkfish, or other saltwater fish species; however, there are some species that are less well-known to the average angler, but highly sought after by the veterans that come year after year. One of those species is the Grouper Napoleon wrasse, otherwise known as the grouper.
The Seychelles is a group of islands in the Indian Ocean, east of Africa. It’s home to many endemic species, some of which have made their way onto lists of endangered birds and animals. In fact, you can spot around 220 different types of birds on the various islands and atolls of the Seychelles archipelago. However, only 12 of these species are native to the Seychelles.
Do you want to experience the beauty of the islands and atolls of the Seychelles? In this crystal-clear water, brilliantly coloured reefs and abundant exotic fish species, guided snorkelling, diving and freediving trips are on offer − all while onboard the custom-built and fully equipped MV Quo Vadis.
The Amirante Islands, which is part of the group of atolls and coral islands that belong to the Outer Islands of the archipelago of the Seychelles, off the East Coast of Africa, are both isolated and teeming with extraordinary pelagic species. A worthy challenge for any fly fisherman worth his or her salt. With the most popular, the wadeable flats, shallow clear lagoons, and sheer drop-offs which create exhilarating saltwater fly-fishing experiences.