Overseas Articles

Simply Tigers….and listening to the rising sun

I was recently watching an outdoor television show that got me thinking. The host was presenting his views on the five outdoor sounds he rates amongst his finest.  Being an American program, it focused on their indigenous animals.  It went something like this, in descending order - the clashing antlers of dear during the rut,

A Cracking Day Out in the Transkei

Fly Fishing ‘out the box' We are all guilty of it; it's in every angler's nature. Why risk wasting a potentially fruitful days angling by ‘fishing out the box' when we are confident with our own tried and tested methods.  “Ludicrous, waste of time and tackle, even if you get a strike you will be

Leadcore Presentation

In previous articles we covered some ways to present lures in early summer.  This time of year look for most of your fish in the top 50 feet.  Keep your eye on your locator and also work deeper marks when you see them.  My experience this time of year is the deeper fish are less

Cold Start Finding Fish

In previous articles we covered basic leadcore.  I would recommend trying a leadcore line set up.  This presentation will work when all others are dead.  In this article I would like to explain where to start if you have not been out for awhile.  I find Internet fish reports invaluable for up to date information

Presentation Tips

In previous articles we covered spring presentation and location.  As we go into summer our presentation evolves to follow the temperature of the fish you are targeting.  This time of year look for most of your fish in the top 40 feet.  Keep your eye on your locater and also work deeper marks when you