Drove 8 hours today to Upington and tomorrow morning I set off to base camp on my first ever multi-day drift trip with the guys from Mavunganga.  I missed two drifts with Ewan in similar territory, and I'm constantly reminded by his whatsapp profile pics featuring oversized yellowfish and incredible scenery. He assures me that [...]

Winter Sessions 2015 – Part 3

Freshwater Revival My wife and I had a humorous discussion about New Year’s resolutions on 31 December 2014. I had never committed to a New Year’s resolution in my life; however, feeling pressed to mention something I had on my heart I told her that although not relevant as a ‘resolution’, there was one dream [...]

By |2015-10-04T12:02:15+00:00October 4th, 2015|Categories: Leonard, Orange River, Travel, Yellowfish|Tags: , |1 Comment

Queen of The Pool

I met some interesting fishing folk on my trip to the Red Sea last week. Since two pairs of the six Tourette Fishing clients on the trip were well acquainted with each other (respectively), I teamed up with Jeff Tyser, the only other solitary fisherman on the boat trip and shared a wonderful fishing adventure with him on the [...]

What’s In Wentzel Vermeuling’s Largemouth Yellowfish Bag

Part of the point of the What's in The Bag articles is to get an insight into the thought processes of not only the guides and big names, but of the everyday warriors too. So when Wentzel Vermeuling (Yes, that will be a mouth full for our overseas readers!) dropped me a mail and offered [...]