Battle for the Red Kaloi on Fly

Battle for the Red Kaloi on Fly

With only 2 ½ days left of a nine day fishing trip to the boonies of Borneo Indonesia, the pressure was on to catch my first red kaloi today.  The peculiar species has eluded me and it’s not exactly a hop, skip and a jump to get over here.  Our location is basically...
My New Menace Fish, the Red Kaloi

My New Menace Fish, the Red Kaloi

We left home ten days ago and today was our first full day of fishing.  Hard to believe but true.  There’s been a few hiccups to say the least on this journey so far.  Most caused by horrific rains.  But last night there was no rain and for the first time the river...
Proof that Jungle Fish Feed in Muddy Water

Proof that Jungle Fish Feed in Muddy Water

You could probably tell the way I ended yesterday’s blog that I wasn’t confident in a rainless night.  Things looked good but they looked good the night before too.  At 10 pm the lightening flashes started and distant thunder gained on us fast.  Disappointingly, I...
First Cast, First Fish, Fly Fishing in Borneo

First Cast, First Fish, Fly Fishing in Borneo

We didn’t exactly “roll” in to camp here in Borneo last night easy breezy like I made the end of yesterday’s blog sound it would be.  It was a hellacious 4 x 4 grunt that surpassed the difficult factor I once met on a Bolivia 4 x 4 camp transfer years ago.  While the...
Finally Almost There!

Finally Almost There!

Losing two days of fishing when you’re as far away as Borneo is a major bummer.  But when you originally scheduled nine days it’s not so bad.  The two days spent lounging here in Jakarta wasn’t the end of the world.  My body clock adjusted to the 12-hour time...