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Recent Reports – Alphonse Island Resort & Astove Atoll, Seychelles

From our friends at Alphonse Island Resort: The week of November 24 – December 1, 2018   Tough conditions marked the opening days of the week with low light, strong winds and rain squalls oscillating over the atoll. Anglers sought refuge on the white sands targeting shoaling bonefish on the dropping spring tide, reporting impressive numbers […]

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Ultimate Africa

For anglers and travelers looking to experience the best of Africa, October and early November offer an unbeatable window. The tail end of prime game viewing in South Africa and Zambia corresponds perfectly with the opening of the flats fishing season in the Seychelles. In the custom itinerary below we have combined three luxury lodges: […]

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Expert Q&A- Nubian Flats

Until recently, North Africa, and especially the coast of Sudan has never been considered a viable fishing destination. Political unrest in neighboring Southern Sudan has cast a dark image that has dampened the potential for Sudanese tourism. Along the Red Sea coast of Sudan there are countless islands and wide expanses of shallow water flats. These offer […]

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Expert Q&A Farquhar Atoll Lodge, Seychelles

Farquhar Atoll Lodge, Seychelles Long known to only the inner circle of adventuresome saltwater anglers, Farquhar was one of the earliest outer islands to be discovered. Its reasonable size, varied flats, coral-strewn lagoon and prolific blue water fishery make it one of the world’s best multispecies destinations.  It is accessed from a small simple lodge […]

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New Lodge on Farquhar, Seychelles

We are pleased to report the new / rebuilt guest house on Farquhar is complete.   A few years back Farquhar was devastated by a major storm.  While it did no damage to the fishery it stripped the island of the vast majority of its vegetation and also wiped out the guest house.   The upside to […]

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Hosted Trip Seychelles and Zambia

Join No See Um Lodge owner John Holeman for an unforgettable adventure. Alphonse Island Resort, Seychelles and Chiawa Camp, Zambia October 12 – 26, 2018 For more information or to inquire about setting up this spectacular trip please contact Brian.  800.552.2729 Alphonse Island Resort, Seychelles No doubt you have heard the stories from wide-eyed anglers returning […]

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Alphonse Island Resort, October Report

From our good friends at Alphonse.  October 2017 report.  Big Milks, Suber Grans Slams, Eight Billfish and bones slams in one day, Permit and all the rest. Week 3 kicked off in fine fashion. The weather forecasts were showing promise of the much-anticipated turn of the season, but the blue water fishing gave us an unexpected […]

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Seychelles and Safari

Chiawa Camp, Zambia – MalaMala, South Africa and Alphonse Island Resort, Seychelles For anglers and travelers looking to experience the best of Africa, October and early November offer an unbeatable window.  The tail end of prime game viewing in South Africa and Zambia corresponds perfectly with the opening of the flats fishing season in the Seychelles.  In […]

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Seychelles Fall 2017 Availability

The Seychelles have been deemed home to the greatest saltwater fly fishing on earth, largely due to steady streams of large, aggressive bonefish, endless pristine flats, huge trevally and barracuda, mysterious schools of super-charged milkfish, Indo-Pacific permit, triggerfish and some of the best flats guides in the business. The only downside is that once you […]

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Providence, Seychelles – Season Report

Season Report from Providence Head Guide:  Tim Babich “It’s 5:30am. I wake up to the familiar drone of the onboard generator, a sound that initially keeps you awake but over time becomes hard to sleep without. Then there’s the smell of fresh bread and the sound of pots and pans coming from the kitchen. The […]

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Trip Report – Providence Atoll, The Seychelles

Providence: April 4-11,  2017 From our good friends at Providence: Welcome back to another weekly report back from Providence where we enjoyed 6 days of some the finest sight fishing the planet has to offer. After a hugely successful and fun first trip, our crew for the next round were champing at the bit get […]

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Trip Report – Providence, Seychelles

From our good friends at Providence Atoll.  March 19-28,2017 Welcome to the opening week report from our first trip on Providence Atoll for 2017. We welcomed a group of 12 extremely excited anglers  on the 19th of March for an extended stay with us, their trip including 9 nights and 8 full days of fishing […]

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Trip Report – Alphonse Island, Seychelles

From our Friends at Alphonse Island Another memorable week of fishing at Alphonse Island after the bad weather system that had hindered fishing for the past two weeks finally moving off, heralding clear skies and bright sunshine. With the majority of the weeks anglers being return guests their sights were set on targeting more of […]

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Trip Report – Cosmoledo Atoll, Seychelles

From our good friends at Cosmoledo: What a week: 20 GT’s Per Angler The second stint of the 2016 – 2017 Cosmoledo season began with extensive spring tides, glassy seas, high expectations and an amazing team of familiar faces. The pre-season fish survey had everyone in high spirits as the number of GT’s seen on […]

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Trip Report – Farquhar, Seychelles

From our good friends at Farquhar:  Report from The Farquhar Team After almost unbearable anticipation, we are finally back out on Farquhar Atoll after Cyclone Fantalla’s arrival in April earlier this year. Although one is left with no doubt as to the strength of mother nature when you first land on the atoll, equally impressive is […]

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Trip Report – Providence Atoll, The Seychelles

From our good friends at Providence:  Providence Report from Head Guide – Tim Babich: Despite last year being my 11th year of guiding in the Indian Ocean, I still kick myself knowing I get to spend extended periods of time in these remote saltwater wildernesses…none more so than Providence Atoll – arguably the wildest of […]

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Updated Destination – Alphonse, Seychelles

It is hard to believe but the best saltwater resort in the world just got better.  For the season starting October 1st, 2016, all the beach bungalows and villas at Alphonse Island, Seychelles will be completely refurbished. The theme of the refurbishment reflects the ongoing commitment to embrace local creole style with that of the barefoot luxury […]

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New Destination – Tanzania Trophy Tiger Fish Safari

TANZANIA TROPHY TIGER SAFARI Interested in catching a tigerfish of a lifetime? Simply put: The Mnyera and the Ruhudji rivers is the best it gets. This is the only destination on the planet where you can target tigerfish that consistently reset the bar as to what is possible tigerfishing. The Mnyera and Ruhudji Rivers together offer […]

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Trip Report – Farquhar, Seychelles

From our good friends at Farquhar Atol in the Seychelles: Farquhar Reprot: 7-14 October 2015   We welcomed 10 very excited guests onto the atoll this week, including good friend and familiar face Gerald, six new friends from Norway and as well as two new friends from back home. With the new moon spring tides […]

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Back to Providence, Seychelles!

After five painstaking years of waiting, we are delighted to announce the return of trips to Providence Atoll in Seychelles. This large atoll remains the least pressured atoll in the Seychelles, offering anglers the opportunity of wading areas that to this day remain un-fished. Best known for it’s incredible diversity, anglers can look forward to tussling with Giant […]

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Impalila Lodge Report

Our good friend Tom Joseph recently visited Impalila Lodge in Africa and had these comments: “Thanks for hooking us up with Impalila Lodge. The lodge and setting are both beautiful, built around a huge baobob tree, native wood, great asthetics, very comfortable. Excellent service and food, totally open bar. For travelers who are in the […]

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