Into Africa

A Texan journeys into the heart of the dark continent

Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
No trip to East Africa would be complete without a safari. Where else can you view incredible wildlife in a natural setting? Photo by Mcginnis LeathersMcginnis Leathers
Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
East Africa is developing a reputation for being a world-class spot for billfish — striped, black and blue marlin and sailfish. Photo by Scott Kerrigan / _AquaPaparazzi.com__ _ _
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Richard Richardson
Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
Billfishing Africa-style
Photo by Mcginnis LeathersMcginnis Leathers
Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
Billfish Africa-style
Trolling methods will seem familiar. Marlin lures and strip baits in the spread attract lots of sails and stripes, along with some blues and blacks. Photo by Mcginnis LeathersMcginnis Leathers
Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
Billfishing Africa-style
The boats found at Watamu suit the area well; both a Cabo and a Bertram offer a touch of familiarity in this remote region of the world. Photo by Mcginnis LeathersMcginnis Leathers
Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
Billfishing Africa-style
Fighting chairs make it easier to put pressure on big fish, another nice touch in a place where these types of extras are often missing. Photo by Mcginnis LeathersMcginnis Leathers
Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
"The people you meet while traveling make the difference between a good trip and a great trip, and every person we met in Kenya was gracious and hospitable — more so than any people I’ve ever had the pleasure to spend time with.” Photo by Mcginnis LeathersMcginnis Leathers
Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
Kenya Africa Fishing Trip
Traveling to Africa requires thorough preparation, since you’ll likely attempt multiple missions on the same trip and will need lots of gear. Photo by Mcginnis LeathersMcginnis Leathers
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Photo by Mcginnis LeathersMcginnis Leathers
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Photo by Mcginnis LeathersMcginnis Leathers