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Show Notes with Craig Richardson

03:00 – We had Jako Lucas in the podcast in episode 281 where we dug into Jako’s top 20 fly fishing destinations.

05:00 – An average Giant Trevally size is about 75-85cm. A bigger one is about a meter. And a huge one is about 115-120cm.

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14:05 – Craig got into competitive fishing at 13 years old when he joined the youth team in South Africa.

18:00 – Craig tells the story of how he was offered his first guiding gig in a tigerfish river in South Africa.

26:30 – Baitfishing for carp is the largest community of fishermen in South Africa.

28:10 – Craig based all of his fishing knowledge on the book, Trout Hunter: The Way of an Angler by Rene Harrop.

35:00 – Craig explains why focusing too much on tight lining is bad for euro nymphing.

46:00 – and are great companies to book your Seychelles trip with.


46:30 – We talk about the Humphead Parrotfish and what makes this creature special.

Photo by Australian Museum

48:25 – Giant Travellies are one of the maddest and most aggressive fish in saltwater.

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49:10 – Parrot fish fights really hard. Their beaks are like bolt cutters.

Photo by Great Barrier Reef Foundation

50:30 – People usually come to Seychelles to target GTs but end up loving Triggerfish.

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52:00 – Watch this Triggerfish attack a diver.

54:00 – We talk about Jeff Currier. Craig tells us how they used to fish together a lot when they became neighbors.

1:02:30 – Craig is in Los Angeles right now, working for Bob Marriot’s Fly Shop.

You can Craig on Instagram @craigrichardson123

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Related Podcast Episodes

WFS 335 – Fly Fishing in the Seychelles with Keith Rose-Innes – Bonefish, Permit, GT’s

WFS 281 – Destination Fly Fishing with Jako Lucas – Capt Jack Productions

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Conclusion with Craig Richardson

In this podcast join Craig Richardson to know more about Euro Nymphing!