Fishing stories

Winter is coming

Winter is approaching. Hatches, willingly rising trout and wet wading are fading memories. The rivers close in a week or two to give the trout some space while they get frisky. The estuaries are probably still fishing well (if only I had been fishing them a little more regularly), but will slow down soon. The kingfish bite will slow up…

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Recipe: Crumbed kingfish and “chips”

Usually when I cook kingfish I am  a bit of a wanker. “Kingfish cerviche”, “Kingfish sashimi”, “Kingfish with basil pesto wrapped in pancetta” “Seared kingfish in ponzu sauce served with shaved beetroot and radish”, you get the idea. All the above recipes are great and I will post some of them on this site at a later date. Today however,…

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Live blogging Eden… March 4-6th

Well our next serious trip is planned for early March… The plan will be to chase Kingfish off Mowarry and Greencape, as well as hitting up the local estuaries… My goals for the trip are to catch mullet on bread flies using a tenkara fly outfit and to crack the metre mark on the kings, preferably on a light plastics…

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