Rediscovering a Treasure

On a recent family hike into the hills I was over the moon to rediscover a fragile population of Brown trout that I had assumed were wiped out in the drought.

The west is my oyster

As much as I love crunching black mussel shells walking a West Coast beach, I also cherish the succulents of the mountain ranges that lie

NEON AT NIGHT

Its midnight 30 nautical miles off the East coast of Malindi, and dead quiet other than the drone of the diesel inboard, more felt through

“Bloody good success”

Dale Hes contacted me over the weekend after he ‘bumped’ into Andre van Wyk on the internet about his recent success with a modified, Improved

When it rains

I find it strange how quickly one’s perception of ‘good fishing conditions’ changes when you learn something new about fish behaviour. Total confidence in my

Jungle Juvies

It often occurs to me that it’s the unexpected parts of a fly-fishing trip that stay with me. Case in point is the trip we

Mudbone resurrection

“No entry”. I drove around the bay to the next access point and it was fenced off with a barbed wire barrier that would stop

The F.O.K.K. – Full On Kob Kalamari

I’ve been messing around with Squid Patterns the last couple weeks, mainly focused on GT versions for an upcoming trip in March 2018… But after

Pockets of Gold: Lesotho’s Elusive Brown Trout

The Brown trout of Lesotho are few and far between, but there exist a few places where they reign supreme. These special places are undoubtedly my favourite places in the Mountain Kingdom.

Heaven on Earth

The Malibamatso River is as beautiful a river as I have ever fished. Sadly it seemed almost devoid of fish but the few that are

20 000 millimeters under the sea

It was another ice cold morning of full sunshine in the Cape. My nose was blocked and sinuses aching from a cold I couldn’t shake.

Alphlexo in depth

While fishing with Alec Gerbec in Alphonse I quizzed him about the Alphlexo crab pattern and how it was different to the better known Flexo

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