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Farquhar Atoll Fly Fishing Report 17th November 2021

It was another spectacular week here on Farquhar as again multiple target species were landed and with the weather starting to settle, it made for a great week for the 8 anglers down on the flats this week.

Michael got stuck into the Bonefish and wrapped a large number of them. His biggest as well as the biggest for the week was a very impressive 65 cm fish. He sadly lost a big Indo-Pacific Permit. However, this did not dampen his spirits as he landed a 51cm Moustache Triggerfish, a GT and a Bone on the same day, giving him a Flats Slam. He ended up with a few more GTs as the week moved on.

Charles had a terrific time. He managed to land all but the Permit during his stay with us. He landed a few GTs, a Triggerfish, Bones and the highly sort after Bumphead Parrotfish. Brian landed a very impressive 102 cm GT in the surf together with a pair of Bonefish. Sadly he lost five Bumpies and a monster GT after a lengthy fight.

Dick certainly landed one of the fish of the week. A glorious 51cm Permit together with a few Bonefish. Brian and Sonya had a fairytale trip. Brain landed two GTs of 109 cm each on the same day. One of those fish was a double up with his wife Sonya who managed a 91cm GT, her first-ever. A very special moment for both of them. Brian then went on to land a GT, a Yellowmargin Triggerfish, bonefish and his first Bumphead Parrotfish in one day. An excellent Super Slam. Sonya also managed a Moustache Triggerfish during the week and Brian with a great 81cm Napoleon Wrasse.

Seychelles veterans Ian and Ty also wrapped up some decent GT numbers with the biggest belonging to Ian, a 97cm fish. They also each landed a Bumpy after losing a few throughout the week. Ty landed the hugely appreciated Napoleon Wrasse on the flats.

Fishing stats :

  • Number of Anglers: 8
  • Bonefish: 31
  • Giant trevally: 24
  • Bumphead Parrotfish: 4
  • Triggerfish: 4
  • Napoleon Wrasse: 2
  • Permit: 1

Tight lines,

From Alphonse Fishing Co. on Farquhar Atoll


If you would like to know more about how you can visit and fish at our Farquhar destination you can take a closer look at the full tour over on the tour page on our website. If you have any questions regarding any other Saltwater fly fishing tours we offer, contact our fly fishing expert, Peter Collingsworth, at 01603 407596 or via email at and he will help assist you with your query.

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