LEGLESS AT LAKIES

Mark Schwartz and his longtime fishing buddy (and fellow disabled angler) Duggie Wessels took on the might of the Lakenvlei farm gate security system. Hilarity ensued. Monday – I call Duggie. “Dude we need to get to Lakies.” He agrees. A call to Cape Piscatorial Society seals the deal. On Friday we are off to [...]

VICE SQUAD ESCAPADES

The Vice Squad evenings (initiated by Tudor Caradoc-Davies) at the Cape Piscatorial Society clubroom is taking off and the last event (and second one hosted at this venue) was so well attended (approx. 35 people) that the room was close to getting sardine-packed with eager beaver fly anglers of all sorts (iconic fly guys, freshwater and saltwater [...]

CPS River Festival

The following information was brought to my attention by the Cape Piscatorial Society Committee: The annual CPS River Festival will be held from 31 October 2014 to 2 November 2014. Due to the unpredictable condition of the Holsloot River it was decided to reduce the total number of available spaces to thirty guests (plus fifteen guides) [...]

EP 3 Report

Beat 3 of Elandspad is one of my favourites. We had a fantastic start to the day. No wind, fish moving and clear sky. As always, this time of year on any Cape Stream shows up all your casting weaknesses and helps you realise the ABSOLUTE importance of presentation. Fish were caught all day on [...]

Summer is arriving

Last Sunday I spent a very pleasing morning on beat 2 of The Smalblaar River. Although the trout didn't start slow, we did. My partner for the day, Justin Fletcher, had not fished a Cape stream before. I'd also not ever fished with him. It is always pleasing to watch someone's first cast and realise [...]

Season Opener

Ryan Weaver is a good friend and great fisherman. Thank heavens he also has access to some lovely waters. I had beat six booked on Holsloot for the day based the thought that being a tail water, it may help with the higher than normal early season water levels. However, upon arriving at the gate, [...]