The Hobie European Kayak Fishing Championship 2021 took place this time in the Dutch Rhine Delta. After two years without this fantastic happening, all participants were thirsting for competition, conviviality, and great catches. It was obvious that SCALE had to be part of this event again!
The technique of light rock fishing is by no means an invention of the tackle industry, rather it has its roots as far back as ancient Japan during the Edo period of the 17th-19th centuries! The historian and archaeologist Georg Tyrikos Ergas, who holds a doctorate, is a true specialist in this field and in his sunny homeland of Greece he pursues the busy white sea bream with light tackle. Anyone who would like to take an excursion into the historical background of the LRF will be well catered for with this exciting and informative article!
If you want to escape the colorful and often noisy hustle and bustle of Florida’s beaches for a few quiet moments, you better get yourself into a Hobie Kayak and retreat to the quiet channels of the Gulf of Mexico’s mangrove coast. Here, snook lurk among aerial roots of Rhizophora and bullish redfish scour the intertidal zone in search of eats. Whether with a spin- or fly rod, the wildlife enthusiast gets his money’s worth.Welcome to the quiet path of the Hobie-ist!
“You are off to the Azores? Are you sure you don’t want to take any heavy tackle with you? Not only once did I hear this question and I wasn’t really sure if I was fooling myself. Why go to one of the best places for big game fishing with just two light spinning rods and a bare minimum of tackle?”
Perch fishing in the Netherlands is extraordinary. Chris Chew with a fascinating report over nearly endless possibilities in Holland.
Matthieu Gentilhomme takes us on a journey through the Dordogne, apart from roads we just follow the slow flow of the water. The Unesco Biosphere Reserve in all its beauty and magic shows what a river can achieve when it is allowed to be a wild river.
Swiss crocs seem to dig large lures. Join Gea de Ruijter when she casts out for trophy pike in Lake Léman. French photographer Erwan Balana turns this boat trip into a beautiful fashion show-like flash frenzy
We question angling legend Olivier Portrat, the newly minted CEO of the EFTTA, about what he has to say on subjects such as the current state of European sportfishing, our environment and the economics behind our hobby.
COVID 19 – LOCKDOWN BETWEEN GOATS, BEACHES AND GT Finally, after years of war in Yemen, the country, especially the Island groups of Socotra, have been opened again for visitors and I was lucky to be a part of the Wild Sea Expedition team, lead by Nicola Vitali, to visit Socotra with some new fly fishing and popping clients.…
One of the rather unknown game fish on the Australian continent is certainly the Jungle Bass. What this perch, which goes by the Latin name Kuhlia ruprestis, does not have to offer in terms of size, it makes up for with its strong fighting nature. The tropical rainforest offers the perfect backdrop for hunting with the spin rod and you should always be aware that you might bump into the secret ruler of the forest, the mighty cassowary.