A Stream called Nowhere

Post Lesotho, Ryan and I had a day to kill before heading home to the Cape. I was Knysna bound, via an Eastern Cape farm wedding - which was an absolute jol - and Ryan was catching a bus from East London to a very happy wife and daughter in Cape Town. As mentioned in [...]

Transkei Trip Report

Just the moderate climate in the Transkei makes a wintertime trip from the Cape worthwhile! We arrived at the boathouse to a stunning afternoon - no wind, blue skies and a flat sea. We grabbed the dropshot rods and headed to sea. I lost a tank in the first few minutes when I got smoked [...]

The Next 3 Weeks

Right, I have three weeks of holiday, starting in about 2 hours. This is what I am going to be doing: Going home to the folks in Knysna to maybe entice a grunter: Making a stop at the farm to hunt some gully fish: And then the Transkei, for (hopefully) some [...]

Kei Times

While the did not produce the hoped for results with a fly rod. There were some stunning fish caught. And the research has been done for a future. Africanus is an outside possibility but the river, I'm sure, will produce - especially for skipjack (ladyfish), river snapper, river bream and even shad (blue fish) - [...]

Transkei

I'll be spending this coming week fishing this lovely piece of water on the Transkei Coast. It's a river that my old man cut his teeth on and one which I haven't returned to in more than five years! I'm very excited! I've got a night time Cob fly concept that will be tested, I'll [...]

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