Too big; too small; too deep; too shallow; too square; too round; too oval; too rectangular. Too punk rock…Not punk rock enough. Hint: It doesn’t exist. “The most useful type of basket is a supermarket shopping basket, held around the waist with a rubber bungie such as which can be acquired at most hardware stores.” […]
On a balmy summers day Two sons went out to play With fly tackle and a leaking raft They headed to sea to catch a ray. In search of fish with feather craft They dropped anchor in False Bay Where they moved their hinds fore and aft Taking turns to inflate abaft. While sitting in […]
It started with a call from Conrad Botes. Then another call, then another. Then Conrad called again. I have 10 minutes to decide. My internal dialogue reminded me of my move that I was in the middle of, the house transfer i was awaiting, and the severe work stress I was under, not to mention […]
Ok so there are obviously catches I dont know about… but in my opinion its between these two: Some good grunts came out this year but I want to see a 4kg plus spotty before one gets into the race. There is a good chance the Ecape crew caught some shtoinkers noone knows of….
I got 3 of these little guys in quick succession this afternoon. I also missed two that I pricked and lost one when my fly line got stuck between my stripping basket. The tide just didn’t seem to come in this afternoon…so I was left to fish the kiddies area. Was good fun in 15-30cm […]
This is my first go at the Mole Crab, which is apparently one of the Pompanos favourite meals. Locally we call them Sea Lice, but only recently did I find out that’s a misnomer. “Sea Lice” are actually Amphipods, and they eat fish, not the other way round. My next one will have a darker […]