While Pete is chasing a Leerie the size of an average child, I’m moving into the mountains of the Western Cape.

Goal #1 is a 10lb plus Clanwilliam Yellowfish (Labeobarbus Capensis). This highly threatened predatory grows in excess of 15lb and are only found in the Olifants/Doring River System.

A small Clanwilliam from a Cederberg Stream
A small Clanwilliam from a Cederberg Stream

Goal #2 is 3lb plus Witvis (Barbus Andrewi). These difficult to catch fish are also hugely endangered and found only in Breede River System (it appears that they are now extinct in the Berg River System.

These witvis kept us tantalised by circling this structure over the white sand!
These witvis kept us tantalised by circling this structure over the white sand!
Fred Davis

Fred Davis

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