Sometimes, it just takes a fish…

The drive in had been special. Up over Sani – that special pass into Lesotho which will soon be lost to tar – with a not so quick stop at Sani Top for a burger and Maloti Lager. We were on route to Katze to visit Ryan and Jen Weaver. The main road from Sani […]

Shout in the Drought – Tourette Guide’s Week Photos

Mark Murray from Tourette Fishing  has an amazing ability to make me jealous as hell. Yesterday he dropped us mail with a few photos from their annual pre-season guides in Lesotho. Despite extremely low water conditions, the yellows were around… From Mark: After a busy tigerfishing season, the annual Tourette Fishing Pre-season guides week at […]

Taking the Scenic Route

A Summer’s Escapades Into The Mountain Kingdom Part 4 of 4 Words and photos courtesy of Rex Fey Taking the Scenic Route This year in mid-May I had a long weekend available and I had just met a rabidly enthusiastic fly fisherman who was fit and keen join me on a hike up into Lesotho to catch […]

Waterfalls, Trout and Morning Sickness

A Summer’s Escapades Into The Mountain Kingdom Part 3 of 4 Words and photos courtesy of Rex Fey Waterfalls, Trout and Morning Sickness This year my life has changed a lot! And this was a trip I will remember well for reasons other than the fishing. I will remember it for spectacular waterfalls, morning sickness and tummy […]

An Expensive Trip to the Wrong River

A Summer’s Escapades Into The Mountain Kingdom Part 2 of 4 Words and photos courtesy of Rex Fey An Expensive Trip to the Wrong River A friend asked me why I’m so obsessed with fishing in Lesotho. Well it’s not about the fishing I promise. That’s not to say that the fishing isn’t good in Lesotho. […]

A Trout Marathon

A Summer’s Escapades into the Mountain Kingdom, Part 1 of 4 Words and photos courtesy Rex Fey A Trout Marathon About 5 years ago I told my mates that I would fish all the rivers in Eastern Lesotho before I get married. When I say Eastern Lesotho, I mean all the rivers that rise on the […]

Back to the Highlands

While everyone is up in arms about the monsters of Katze! Rex Fey has been back to highlands recently. More stunning scenery from the Mountain Kingdom… Rex and Mike Avery were exploring new waters somewhere high and found a few small ones…  

The Rainbows of Katse Dam

Lesotho, Lesotho, Lesotho…How much more can we talk about the fishing in that country? I say: “Plenty more!”; because it is so damn good – as in best in the world? I really believe that the river fishing is unmatched in South Africa (and on a par with the best in the world), but read […]