Transkei Fun – River Perch on Fly

Just got back from a few days at Umbotyi on the Pondoland coast. We managed to get some time in on a couple of the smaller rivers to chase Nkula Nkula (Lutjanus argentimaculatus) and River Perch (Acanthopagrus berda). We didn’t get any Nkula Nkula but we get get a few Perch. Perch, or River Bream, are […]

Kei Times

While the did not produce the hoped for results with a fly rod. There were some stunning fish caught. And the research has been done for a future. Africanus is an outside possibility but the river, I’m sure, will produce – especially for skipjack (ladyfish), river snapper, river bream and even shad (blue fish) – […]

Transkei

I’ll be spending this coming week fishing this lovely piece of water on the Transkei Coast. It’s a river that my old man cut his teeth on and one which I haven’t returned to in more than five years! I’m very excited! I’ve got a night time Cob fly concept that will be tested, I’ll […]