BEER DRINKING BEATS

THE ROCK À LA BOOZE PLAYLIST In issue 27, our Beers & Beats pages were commandeered by our in-house pirate, editor-at-large Conrad Botes.Not only did he share his kick-ass black IPA recipe for the homebrewers out there, but he also gave us his go to tunes for drinking beer, making art and roadtripping on his [...]

A RARE TALENT

LeRoy Botha is a rare talent but what I like most about Leroy is that he is so understated. Unlike the social media warriors in the fly fishing industry that love to blow their own vuvuzelas, LeRoy is humble and down to earth considering his abilities. Most people will be familiar with his wizardry behind [...]

SO, WE FISH UPSTREAM?

"So, we fish upstream?" “Ja well, the fish are all facing upstream to intercept food, so that's a pretty good way to fish dries.” Tudor continues in the background as the reality of how we are going to be fishing dawns on me. I'm essentially going to be walking up river and casting some miserably [...]

OCEAN TRIGGERFISH

Forget the gaudy colours of its Indian Ocean brethren, the Ocean triggerfish is the Anna Wintour of the entire goofy, bucktoothed clan. In issue 26, Gerald Penkler gave us the low-down on these toothy scrappers. WHAT: Dynamite comes in small packages. Up to a 70 cm and 6 kg parcel in the case of the [...]

THE REWA RODEO

We catch up with travelling guide, Johann du Preez, on the subject, the location and the challenges involved in his latest project, a short film about fly fishing for the strange, massive, air-breathing arapaima (one of world’s largest freshwater species) at Rewa Eco-Lodge in Guyana.   What’s Guyana like? The most notable thing about Guyana [...]

A FEW QUEENS

I've been slack behind the lens recently. And slacker yet in getting images and words onto the blog. But here are a few shots from an outing the other day with Luke on his boat Machete. While I was quite rusty and ending up knitting - I fluffed my first few shot and even put [...]

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