SCIENCE BRO: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN AN ESTUARY IS BREACHED?

No, the fish don’t all leave en masse! We’ve all seen those distributing social media clips of people cast-netting for kob and garrick as they attempt to exit recently opened estuary mouths. But what really happens to the fish that have been trapped in those closed systems? “Some 70% of South African estuaries are classified [...]

HELL FOR LEATHER

Changing your name on a regular basis is not something one would consider a good life choice. But the gentleman of the sea appears not to mind. Through years of tracking we now know that the leervis of the South (including those on the West Coast, False Bay, Southern Cape and southern Eastern Cape) becomes [...]

Garbage can mentality

I don't normally point the finger, but I have grown pissed off with the way I have seen some conventional anglers behave lately. Illegal driving on beaches, the devastating effects of excessive bait collecting in estuaries and not practicing catch and release are just a few of the things I despise. Nothing wrong with keeping [...]

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