PRAWNS IN TANDEM

Neil Rowe and I were discussing grunter at dinner on Alphonse Island when he mentioned that he’d (for many years) had quite good success fishing tandem prawn fly rigs in the Breede River. He described the ‘top’ fly as a standard floating prawn-type fly, such as the foam-backed prawn flipper or the deerhair prawns, with [...]

Ian Kitchings Grunter

If you've spent some time in the Garden Route over the past year the chances are you would have seen Ian Kitching fishing the lagoons on his awesome stand up fishers -props- http://www.supfisher.co.za/.  Hes also caught some giant Grunter on surface flies.  I would be jealous if i wasn't so damn impressed.  Quite possibly the [...]

Investigating Stationary

Jack Samson wrote about a British carp fly fisherman who fished at Turneffe (or one of the surrounding islands) who caught something like 18 permit in a weeks fishing.  His first ever trip fishing for Permit.  Astounded he called and asked the guy what his secret was.  The response was, "well, I just fished for [...]