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Big crabs produce big trout by Ed Herbst

Monday, 24 November 2014 12:23
 South African fly fishers are fortunate in that the country’s rivers and dams are home to the Potamonautid river crab, the major food source for the otter and water mongoose. They are also relished by trout. They are, for example, a staple food source at Lakenvlei Dam near Ceres and…
The first field tests of the Simulid nymph – an imitation of the ubiquitous Black Fly larvae - have indicated that it is a promising pattern. In its current form it consists of four materials, black thread,  a metal or glass bead, fine black wire and UV light-cured resin tied…


Saturday, 18 October 2014 14:06
It has been a fantastic summer in the UK and I have managed to fish several of the wonderful chalkstreams - the Kennet, Avon and the lesser known Wandle. Last month I spent a fantastic few days up in Wales fishing the River Irfon, a tributary of the Wye, and…