TAIL AND ERROR

Sizeable, visible, and seemingly impossible, there are few fish as infuriating as spotted grunter. As much as anyone can figure them out, a select few like Jannie Visser have. Listen up. From pancakes and prawns, JAM and turds, these are his pearls of grunter wisdom. As pin-ups on the res walls of Stellenbosch University students [...]

The genius of the jam

I was about 22 when I decided I'd had enough of being skunked by the Spotted Grunter, and began my quest to re-crack the code with my own fly, or at least find a piece of water I considered understood.  Older, and (hopefully) wiser today, I know that I put far too much emphasis on [...]

Experimenting with silicone claws

There is one thing that I hate about my semi realistic crabs… The claws.   If you look at any crab, the most prominent feature behind the shape is the claws.  Ive been happiest with trimmed feather claws, but still not 100%.  So this weekend I decided to try and add some silicone claws to [...]