From El Nino to El Nina and the Sweet Bits in Between

On the Highveld our warm season has been a case  of famine or feast. Spring didn't last long as the drought conditions put  strain on the streams and the fish. Even our tailwater fishery below the Barrage took strain. One fish that's not put off by low flows and high temps are carp. They regularly popped [...]

Seeking Gold

Fish golden in colour seem to have played a big role in my fishing life. And catching them in clear water is something that has become a bit of a quiet obsession. Smallmouth Yellows in the Vaal tribs and Sterkfontein. Brown Trout everywhere - if you don't think they're golden, well, you're wrong :p Golden [...]