“You can see the glow from the bridge when the fish is at 30 feet. You can see the tips of the fins, the outline


Time, distance and gridlocked traffic were never going to stop Peter Coetzee from interviewing Kenyan Jeremy Block, when the opportunity arose. The first person to catch a broadbill swordfish on fly (as well as a multiple world record holder), this story is as much about Block’s exploits as it is the story of Coetzee’s dedication to preserving the legacies of the pioneers who paved the way for the rest of us.

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