Back to The Mountains

I absolutely love slinging on a backpack in order to go fishing. There’s something about the knowledge that you’re miles away from the beaten paths of the local beats and no one will, barring the adventurous and fit, will be anywhere near the waters that you stretch your line over. It’s also no secret that […]

When old friends meet

Rex hasn’t been up this river for ages, neither have I. So when he had to be in Western Cape for a late season wedding, he made sure he had a day to explore one of our favourite rivers. I couldn’t make it; work and real life things! The photos are from an overnight mission […]

Age and Wisdom

Last Saturday I spent a most entertaining morning on the Hotel beat of the Smalblaar. I joined an old British chap, Keith Nicklin and acted as his walking stick! I’ve fished with Keith before, and I hope I’ll fish with him again. Age has not treated his ankles and knees all that well – 79 is […]