On fly fishing on the Orange River... Were we going to get lost?  That was one of our main concerns leaving Cape Town. Our mode of transport was Warwick Leslie's Alu-Cab Hilux, the ultimate overland machine, we could have gone to Cairo in it. But we weren't, we were on our way to the Orange [...]

Bloody Baetis

As fly fishers we are always dialed into the weather. Seasonal changes are picked up almost as second nature and  as a hatch junkie , I get a strange excitement stirring inside , when almost subconsciously  I become aware that the sky starts to lose its summer haze. There's dew in the morning  , a [...]

Them Bones

Yellowfish really are the true freshwater bonefish.  They pull unlike anything else in the fresh.  This system was flooded a year ago and I was curious to see where the fish held and relocated.  As expected they are in the runs above the deepest pools.  Some in extremely shallow water.  This guy charged up a [...]

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