While he sounds (and looks) like a WWE superstar, Jimmy “the Shark Man” Eagleton is one of South Africa’s pioneering saltwater fly fishing anglers, favouring the windswept West Coast. In the highly unlikely probability that you'll bump into him at night on a tidal island, he’ll make you a coffee amidst the guano. We caught [...]
Fly anglers have been targeting Cape yellowtail (yellowtail kingfish in NZ) off the Western Cape coastline for many years, but few of these fish have been reported caught on foot. It is one of Jimmy Eagleton's dreams to get one of these fishes from shore on a fly rod and although he's come close it is [...]
Richard Wale posted this very cool vid about catching Yellowtail off Cape Point. If you haven't chased them off the Point yet, do it - it's super fun outing that will leave you weak kneed and smiling! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV5x6fRmu2A&feature=youtu.be Enjoy and thanks to Richard for sharing!