BEHIND THE BOKONG

IT'S ALL VERY WELL HAVING A SPECIAL VALLEY AND BIG FISH (browns, rainbows and yellows), but without community and sustainability there’s no point. Off the back of our Issue 4 story (The Legend of F#@k You Valley), we chatted to Tourette Fishing’s Rob Scott, Keith Clover and Ed Truter about the Bokong River and their [...]

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 [...]

HOOK-JAWED LESOTHO TROUT

I would describe my first trip to the Lesotho highlands as satisfying. The fishing was slow due to a huge thunderstorm, which capped the mountain tops in snow and chilled the Bokong River on the day of my arrival. Although the fishing was no walk in the park (the previous trip can be viewed at: http://feathersandfluoro.com/?p=6411), the yellowfish were [...]

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 [...]