This is a step-by-step of the Tarantula Prawn fly that I, based on Neil Rowe's experience with tan EP fibre prawn imitations, used very successfully to fool spotted grunter and steenbras (see: Prawns in Tandem) in a Western Cape estuary. The articulated fly is a simple tie; it is made from a tan Enrico Puglisi [...]

Wind and the Snorting Prawn Sharks

The tides where never really going to let us fish properly. But a long weekend was excuse enough to break out the fly rods and a bunch of new ideas to chase some grunter over the mudflats of the Breede. While JD and his old man headed up on Thursday, Mike and I only left [...]