The Kokstad Twist

I will never forget meeting Rex Fey. It goes back to 1st year Simonsberg Residence at Stellenbosch University in 2001. I was terrible fly tier. He was amazing. I could catch fish. So could he! But he could tie tiny perfect dries – and catch fish. I had to catch up!  We fished, we bantered, […]

Lesotho Exploring

Words and Photos by Rex Fey Sometimes all the time you have available for a Lesotho trip is 3 days. Now if you visit some of the areas accessible by car then that’s all you need. But if you have an adventurous friend who’s fit, then some of the more remote areas are accessible – […]

Reminiscing: Jan du Toits

In amongst Rex’s photos of far (and near) flung African trout was a folder that included some photos from one of our Jan du Toits trips. We were in varsity, keen to hit any water, sleep on the boulders and explore. They were good days. Enjoy the photos…  

In the Shadow of Mt Kenya

Rex Fey, as he promised, has been sending me a myriad of photos concerning our spotty pescatorial pursuits. This batch is from East Africa – an area that I’ve heard humours of for as long as I have been flyfishing. Originally stocked during the colonial years – the Brits threw trout in ever piece of […]