AFRICAN PATAGONIA

Fly fishing for trout and yellowfish in the Lesotho highlands in southern Africa The world is full of extraordinary fishes. Most countries have their own, unique fish species that the local anglers target. In South Africa, yellowfish of the family Cyprinidae are now most sought after angling fishes, but they are not well known to [...]

By |2018-09-22T09:39:16+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Leonard, Lesotho, Travel, Trout, Yellowfish|Tags: , |0 Comments

Mountain Meditation

Unfortunately this is becoming a regular theme. Rex goes off fishing in some beautiful stream, blanks yet again, gets mocked by his wife and writes a story on where not to fish. You must be thinking that I'm a pretty hopeless fisherman. If you are, well you not alone, my wife chirps me non-stop. I'm [...]

Sometimes, it just takes a fish…

The drive in had been special. Up over Sani - that special pass into Lesotho which will soon be lost to tar - with a not so quick stop at Sani Top for a burger and Maloti Lager. We were on route to Katze to visit Ryan and Jen Weaver. The main road from Sani [...]

By |2018-07-09T16:17:26+00:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: Fishing Stories, Fred, Lesotho, NEW, Trout|2 Comments

Shout in the Drought – Tourette Guide’s Week Photos

Mark Murray from Tourette Fishing  has an amazing ability to make me jealous as hell. Yesterday he dropped us mail with a few photos from their annual pre-season guides in Lesotho. Despite extremely low water conditions, the yellows were around... From Mark: After a busy tigerfishing season, the annual Tourette Fishing Pre-season guides week at [...]

By |2015-12-01T12:22:42+00:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Lesotho, Still Images, Tourette Fly Fishing, Yellowfish|6 Comments

Taking the Scenic Route

A Summer’s Escapades Into The Mountain Kingdom Part 4 of 4 Words and photos courtesy of Rex Fey Taking the Scenic Route This year in mid-May I had a long weekend available and I had just met a rabidly enthusiastic fly fisherman who was fit and keen join me on a hike up into Lesotho to catch [...]

Waterfalls, Trout and Morning Sickness

A Summer’s Escapades Into The Mountain Kingdom Part 3 of 4 Words and photos courtesy of Rex Fey Waterfalls, Trout and Morning Sickness This year my life has changed a lot! And this was a trip I will remember well for reasons other than the fishing. I will remember it for spectacular waterfalls, morning sickness and tummy [...]

By |2015-08-14T06:21:33+00:00August 14th, 2015|Categories: Lesotho, Rex Fey, Trout|4 Comments

An Expensive Trip to the Wrong River

A Summer’s Escapades Into The Mountain Kingdom Part 2 of 4 Words and photos courtesy of Rex Fey An Expensive Trip to the Wrong River A friend asked me why I'm so obsessed with fishing in Lesotho. Well it’s not about the fishing I promise. That’s not to say that the fishing isn’t good in Lesotho. [...]

By |2015-07-27T14:37:52+00:00July 27th, 2015|Categories: Lesotho, Rex Fey, Trout|4 Comments