Thoughts on Trip Prepping by a Family Man!

* by Ryan Weaver Lesotho preparation and anticipation… Ten days of uninterrupted, totally focussed, open-water flyfishing. Wild trout, un-fished rural rivers, camping, surviving on the basics, totally immersing the soul selfishly and indulgently in a pure raw passion to hunt, discover and explore. An opportunity to go back to the basics, flip this crazy techno-obsessed […]

Witvis Exploration

South Africa has seven species of yellowfish. The Witvis or White Fish is not considered a true yellowfish(Papermouth and Clanwilliam Sawfish are included here). It’s a chromosomal thing that separates them. But they are still fly targetable indigenous fish! Barbus Andrewi naturally occurs in the Berg/Breede River systems of the Western Cape. Once considered a […]

And sometimes you blank…

The day started cold, dark and wet. It didn’t really improve. I met Ryan Weaver and Abraham de Klerk on the roadside – Ryan’s wife Jen, laughed at us as she headed to Kommetjie, a glass of sherry and warmth. We headed north, in the opposite direction, towards a new stillwater we had managed to […]