Authors Posts by Christiaan Pretorius

Christiaan Pretorius

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10 Tips for Catching Golden Dorado

Golden Dorado, pound for pound, are some of the meanest, hardest-hitting fish, on the planet. While dorado fishing tactics can vary depending on location, these are some general tips for the species...Enjoy!

5 Reasons You Have to Fish Kamchatka

https://vimeo.com/243371915 I absolutely love guiding Kamchatka, but one of the worst things about it is going home and trying to explain to people what this place is really like, not an easy task. Why do I like Kamchatka, you ask? Let me explain... 1. During our 9 week season on the upper Zhupanova river, you hardly see any sign of other people...

5 Days, 2 Anglers, 1 Giant Sea-Run Brown Trout

“This fish looked just like the one you had a couple of days ago” Paulo Hoffman: Some things just do not happen too often. One of these things is hooking an anadromous fish in the river in the same pool twice. However, that just happened the other week here on the Rio Grande, Argentina. Every season at Kau Tapen Lodge starts...

5 Tips: Catching Giant Rooster Fish in Baja, Mexico

I am no expert when it comes to chasing Roosterfish from the beach but I did learn a bunch during our last trip to Baja. This is one of those places where you will have to spend years and years walking the beach every day to get the slightest idea of what makes these fish tick.   But, here are five tips...

You never know where life will take you!

My fly fishing journey has been one hell of a roller coaster to say the least. When I started fulltime guiding it was always difficult to figure out do I rather spend longer time on one specific destination and really get to know it well or do I try and move around to see as many different destinations as...

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Eye of the Tiger

This fish is the result of a lot of sleepless nights, countless hours driving, and the vast majority of outings resulting in no fish...