Tagging recapture

Tagging recapture

A dusky kob that I tagged on the 28th of August 2015 has been recaptured on the 15th of November 2016. It was recaptured in…

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Proposal for catch and release of dusky kob in the Breede River estuary

Proposal for catch and release of dusky kob in the Breede River estuary

All anglers concerned with the future of the Breede river system, and especially the Breede river estuary, should pay attention to a notice posted in…

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Twinkle, two slams and the legend of the turd burger

Twinkle, two slams and the legend of the turd burger

Saltwater fly-fishing in the western cape can be a very unforgiving affair. Blank days are very common; in fact, it’s part of the parcel. But…

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Metro Kob

Metro Kob

Traditionally the closest likely kob water to Cape Town are the  estuaries due East, about two and a half hours away. That all changed when…

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DMA

DMA

A few months ago Jimmy Eagelton introduced me to a pattern that produced quite a few silver kob (Argyrosomus inodorus) for him on the West…

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The Dead of Winter

The Dead of Winter

Winter solstice was on the 21st of June, so technically we’ve passed the bend and are on our way to spring. But for practical reasons,…

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Eagleton pins a Geelbek on fly

Eagleton pins a Geelbek on fly

Salwater fly-fishing ace, Jimmy  Eagleton has been sucessfully targeting silver kob (Argyrosomus inodorus) on the west coast of South Africa. Dusky kob (Argyrosomus japonicus) are…

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