BEHIND THE BOKONG

IT'S ALL VERY WELL HAVING A SPECIAL VALLEY AND BIG FISH (browns, rainbows and yellows), but without community and sustainability there’s no point. Off the back of our Issue 4 story (The Legend of F#@k You Valley), we chatted to Tourette Fishing’s Rob Scott, Keith Clover and Ed Truter about the Bokong River and their [...]

SHOUT OUT – FLYBRU

Matt Gorlei and Nick van Rensburg are the two charnas behind Flybru (the fishing/filming student crew out of Stellenbosch University and the gents behind our cover shoot video). They were both at Stellies last year, until wonder of wonders Matt passed his exams and buggered off to South America to guide on the Rio Grande [...]

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 [...]

WADERS ARE FOR SISSIES – EXTRACTS FROM A NEW ZEALAND FISHING DIARY

This article was recently published in the Fishing Wild Magazine http://www.fishingwild.com.au/   Title: Waders are for Sissies Subtitle: Extracts from a New Zealand fishing diary Text and photos by Leonard Flemming 19 November A customs declaration form was handed to me. The Asian air hostess slinked away, her tight figure snaking under her second-skin batik [...]

HOOK-JAWED LESOTHO TROUT

I would describe my first trip to the Lesotho highlands as satisfying. The fishing was slow due to a huge thunderstorm, which capped the mountain tops in snow and chilled the Bokong River on the day of my arrival. Although the fishing was no walk in the park (the previous trip can be viewed at: http://feathersandfluoro.com/?p=6411), the yellowfish were [...]