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The Seychelles Fisheries Open

The team at Aardvark McLeod are delighted to bring exciting opening week reports from both Alphonse Island and Farquhar Atoll in the Seychelles. ... Full story

Alphonse Island GTs - Big fish, floppy rods and a bulging bucket list

Martin Salter has just returned from an important mission to tick a few more items off that fisherman's bucket list: A GT on the fly from Alphonse Island in the Seychelles. ... Full story

Alphonse Island Report 17-24 Nov

What a week it’s been as once again the catches on both the flats and out in the bluewater have been extremely good. The biggest GT of 91 cm’s was landed by Hendrick while fishing an exquisitely tied silver and white baitfish pattern. ... Full story

Farquhar Atoll - Fly Fishing Paradise

Heading for the outer islands in the Seychelles is the nearest thing in fishing terms of going to war. After months of preparation including some physical training the time was finally upon us as my band of GT hunters boarded aircraft and heading once again for the Indian Ocean. ... Full story

Alphonse Celebrates a New Record

A spectacular “Golden Grand Slam” has been achieved whilst fishing St Francois atoll. 4th season Alphonse guide, Andrew Mayo guided Matvey (Mat) Ivanov to obtaining this coveted achievement! To qualify for a “Golden Grand Slam” title five species of fish: Permit, Milkfish, GT, Bonefish and a Triggerfish need to be caught on the same day. ... Full story

Farquhar Report 13 - 20 Oct 2012

Aardvark McLeod share the results of the first weeks fishing on the remote Farquhar atoll in the Seychelles, home to many species such as the famous GT or Giant Trevally, bonefish, trigger fish and offshore species too like tuna and sailfish. It's a long journey down but boy is it worth it! ... Full story

Alphonse Island Season Gets Underway

The excitement of a new Alphonse Season is always the silver lining behind the cloud of approaching winter for those of us in the northern hemisphere. Virgin flats, aggressive predatory species, relaxed milkfish, hungry bonefish and expert guides ready to help our fishers get at them all. ... Full story

Seychelles Favourite Gets New Management

Alphonse Island season will be running as normal for the 2012/13 season! To the great relief of many Alphonse regulars, the planned hotel construction project has been set aside for the time being. The management of Desroches Island have taken on the management of Alphonse Island from October 2012 and will run the island and the Alphonse Group's (Alphonse, Bijoutier and St Francois) incredible flats and blue water fishery, with the aim of sympathetically enhancing what is already great about Alphonse. ... Full story

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