Grunter premonition

This short piece on catch and release fly fishing in our estuaries was published on the Red Bull website: While studying the giant mud prawn Ewan had a premonition of imminent chaos, that a spotted grunter would eat his Clouser Minnow. I agreed that his olive Clouser could be mistaken for the prawn by a hungry [...]

By | 2018-05-24T16:13:32+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: Leonard, NEW, Western Cape|Tags: , , |0 Comments

“Bloody good success”

Dale Hes contacted me over the weekend after he 'bumped' into Andre van Wyk on the internet about his recent success with a modified, Improved Bloody Squirmy. He had copied the fly I used for carp and added his own subtle changes and had the following to say: "Thought I would just make touch with [...]

Harry’s high five and some gratuitous grunter porn

It’s not everyday that student becomes tutor, but last year I had the pleasure of treating my brother Harry to some grunter fishing with my buddy Mike and me. Harry was my fly fishing mentor, and whenever we go fishing together, I’m the one who raids his fly-boxes and rips him for tips and advice. [...]

By | 2018-05-25T06:29:58+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Conrad, NEW, Spotted Grunter|Tags: , , |7 Comments