Elandspad – 26 December 2012

Elandspad – 26 December 2012

So 5 days after the end of the world (possibly the hottest day since the earths creation), My Motley Crew (as a well dressed fly fisherman friend put it) and I, headed up the Elandspad river/stream thingy for our annual pilgrimage to fish beat 4. Our wives and...
Knorhoek Bass Classic 2012

Knorhoek Bass Classic 2012

Saturday 3 November 2012 saw the 4th edition of the annual Knorhoek Bass Classic take place at Knorhoek Wine Estate. Floattubes.co.za were proud to be the main sponsor for the 2nd year in a row, with the ‘Biggest Fish’ prize being a brand new Froggy...
The Clan Plan – Clanwilliam – Sept 2012

The Clan Plan – Clanwilliam – Sept 2012

Man did we wait a long time for this trip. 59 Sleeps to be exact. The wait was well worth it. The fishing was tougher than expected as we were hit with cold front after cold front. Wind, rain, sun, rain, wind all in the space of 5 minutes. Rob and Myles got caught in...
Smallmouth Bass on Fly

Smallmouth Bass on Fly

With conventional bass tackle a Smallmouth Bass is ‘relatively’ easily subdued. Can you imagine catching them on fly? I often watch with great envy when my mate Myles catches them on fly. They give him serious stick and a great fight that lasts 10 times...