Boys and their toys

It started when people realised that the squirmy wormy material was a soft rubber that got ripped to pieces by plants when either casting the fly or when getting stuck on the retrieve. The closest thing to the squirmy on the shelves of tackle stores were soft rubber toys in the mall. These colourful toys […]

Bucketmouths of Zim

Largemouth and smallmouth bass were two of my favourite angling species in the days when I still fished the art-lure leagues in the Western Cape. In the four to five years that I fished competitively for Western Province colours I saw many big bass come out of Theewaterskloof Dam, Kwaggaskloof Dam and Misverstand Dam. However, […]

7 Degrees South: A Review

Arriving at The Labia Theatre (yes, the name may raise an eyebrow!) was quite something. The primiere of the much anticipated 7 Degrees South fly fishing movie had brought together an eclectic group of fishy people. And the turnout was awesome! Drinks, snacks and fish talk prevailed as friends, old and new, shared a stories and […]