This has everything to do with fishing. All dressed up with nowhere to go in the time of COVID-19… Now that some of the dust has settled on the first ever Absa Cape Epic that saw no dust, I felt it was time to pen some words. As I bash away at my keypad we […]
As fly fishers we are always dialed into the weather. Seasonal changes are picked up almost as second nature and as a hatch junkie , I get a strange excitement stirring inside , when almost subconsciously I become aware that the sky starts to lose its summer haze. There’s dew in the morning , a […]
On the Highveld our warm season has been a case of famine or feast. Spring didn’t last long as the drought conditions put strain on the streams and the fish. Even our tailwater fishery below the Barrage took strain. One fish that’s not put off by low flows and high temps are carp. They regularly popped […]
Ever since I can remember, I’ve been scratching around the streambed, turning over rocks & studying the little bugs clambering around on their undersides. What first prompted me to go in search and identify the bugs found in the underwater nooks & crannies of the stream bottom; I can’t recall. I probably read about this, while […]
The founder of the Patagonia brand gives us some insight into his fishing philosophies and his enjoyment of the Tenkara style of fly fishing. What a legend! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnkSjgQZ7Rc
An oldie. But a goodie.
Heres one from the old archives…. The segmented JAM Fly concept