THE SILVER BULLET

Not many people love African sharptooth catfish aka Clarias gariepinus. But, Leonard Flemming explains, as they spread across the Cederberg they appear to be destroying

KONING VANNIE DORING

In the latest Saving Sandfish film, Koning Vannie Doring (‘King of the Doring River’), Dr. Jeremy Shelton and Dr. Otto Whitehead showcase some spectacular, trophy-size

THE DODO FISH

In its last Cederberg river system redoubt, South Africa’s remaining Clanwilliam sandfish population is fighting for survival. They’re a tantalisingly, challenging target on fly. In

SANDFISH MOVIE – PART 1

“Sandvis, dis ‘n onderbekvis, hy byt nie aan ‘n hoek nie want hy’s ‘n onderbek vis!” (English translation: “Sandfish, it’s an ‘undermouth’ fish, he doesn’t

THE SKELETON MINNOW

While bored at home and dreaming about fishing for yet another day during ‘lockdown’ I took out my fly tying stuff (again) and fiddled with

A MAGIC FISHERY?

Picture this: 9 km of river with big, crystal clear pools full of big sandfish, yellowfish and sawfin feeding on bedrock and sand…Drool, drool, drool.

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