New Zealand 2017 – North Island – Part 4

There are many rivers that flow in and out of the nearby lakes and I decided to check some of them out. I walked upstream mostly on the banks, but also in the river in some of the more overgrown areas. There did not seem to be a lot of fish in these rivers at…

From Costa Rica to Los Roques, Venezuela

After our great week in Costa Rica it was time to head to the airport again. Not to go home but to head for the Los Roques archipelago in Venezuela! We had heard many bad stories about travellers and fishermen getting into problems in Venezuela. But Los Roques is famous for plenty of big bonefish,…

Day 5 – Tuna time!

After our epic sailfish experience the previous day we decided to do some proper flyslinging in shore on day 5. We headed out at sunrise and had our usual breakfast of Imperial beer. We headed out for the rocks we knew had a lot of fish around it and started flyslinging. We had multiple hits…

Day 3… Beaches and chilling

On day 3 we decided to do some sightseeing by car around the Nicoya peninsula. Of course we brought our flyrods and all our gear along as well. We visited some of the beaches nearby to try for roosterfish. All geared up and ready for the beaches: There were some big fish chasing mullets at…

Second day in Costa Rica

On our second day we went for some more in-shore flyslinging from the boat. The captain did really a good job maneuvering the boat so that the both of us could cast properly from both the stern and the bow of the boat towards the rocks. This was the day we got acquainted with the…