A grunter on the sand

A grunter on the sand

Although my fishing mates and I have managed to catch grunter throughout the year in the Western Cape, it’s the early season grunts that I…

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Harry’s high five and some gratuitous grunter porn

Harry’s high five and some gratuitous grunter porn

It’s not everyday that student becomes tutor, but last year I had the pleasure of treating my brother Harry to some grunter fishing with my…

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The Five Cast Phenomenon

The Five Cast Phenomenon

A few months ago I discovered a technique that is absolutely deadly on spotted grunter. I was trying to catch a Breede river slam, and…

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48 Hour Grunter Recapture

48 Hour Grunter Recapture

A few days ago I was targeting grunter with my friend, Beetle Baily. We were both getting few fish and at some point Beetle shouted…

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Portrait of a Fly Part II. The JAM

Portrait of a Fly Part II. The JAM

Tying Jam flies is a laborious and arduous affair. But I would definitely tie a fresh JAM for every grunter I catch, if it was…

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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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Party in the Pancake Factory

Party in the Pancake Factory

Early season grunter fishing can be a serious hit and miss affair, but on a recent trip a few buddies and I scored auspiciously. On…

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