Report: Smalblaar Weekend

I spent Saturday with Mike, a Swedish holiday maker out to sample the wares of our stunning country. February and March is a always a tough time of the year for the lower beats – thin water, wisened trout, warm mornings and hotter days. The day started well with a beaut rainbow porpoising on the […]

Summer is arriving

Last Sunday I spent a very pleasing morning on beat 2 of The Smalblaar River. Although the trout didn’t start slow, we did. My partner for the day, Justin Fletcher, had not fished a Cape stream before. I’d also not ever fished with him. It is always pleasing to watch someone’s first cast and realise […]