THE TIGERS OF MTSITSI GORGE

If it feels like it’s all been done before, think again. Those truly wild places (where you’re just as likely as your fly to get

BREAKFAST BELL

Many moons ago, I tied a bulky SF baitfish pattern for Tanzanian tigerfish that we simply referred to as the ‘Dinner Bell‘ because like Edward

HIGH 5s: BLAEDE RUSSELL

Whether he’s fishing for trout in elephant territory on his home waters or documenting a survival challenge by living on a desert island for a

MR TURDO RIDES AGAIN

Drawn back there by the tigerfish, the yellowfish and the idea of closure, 17 years after he left Tudor Caradoc-Davies returned to Tanzania as a

THE RACONTEUR

More at home in the bush than he is in the burbs, capable of fixing almost anything and fishier than a tin of expired pilchards,

TOPWATER TIGER KINGS

How two saltwater semi-surface patterns unlocked the topwater tiger bite at Pongola and unleashed Richard Wale’s moustache and mullet upon the world.  I was lying

SCIENCE BRU: TAGGING TIGERFISH IN SA WATERS

Mavungana Flyfishing in association with the University of Mpumalanga, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and Pongola Game Reserve launched a groundbreaking tigerfish tagging project in June. They’ve already started recapturing individuals and the findings are astonishing.

HIGH FIVES – BLOM

From the flats of Sudan to the rivers of Tanzania and the World Champs in Norway, South Africa’s top-ranked women’s angler Marlize ‘Blom’ Heyns is

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