Hello fine angling gents...
I wanted to share with you my exploits in this art of gentleman-ary during my recent super short visit to India while on business. A short story on how not to visit India and thereby your kinfolks, your fishing spots when you're on work, is not a good idea as I learned the hard way.
Island hoping from Indonesia to Malaysia and then to India in a span of 48 hours while working on GMT-6 timezone will tax you. Enough to skip the early morning golden hour fishing experience at your favorite-est spots in your hometown. At least so was the case with me, unfortunately. Word of advise, please don't do this to yourselves!
Using the tackle you buy locally by paying it through your nose, something that's available for less than half of what you'd pay for in the US, you try and try till you succeed. Making lemonade with the oranges you're dealt with, cast a lure or two as and when you get a chance to do so between family, friends, the dreaded work and everything in between. Hitting these spots during dusk instead and about the time the tide makes a turn for the good, as stars align in your favor, so says the fishing app.
Finally on the last day, your persistence pays off, on the last friggin' day! Lol! Better something than nothing, we can all agree on that one.
A fine-ass Barramundi.