Renetjie en haar “G&T”

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As mens so op die strand staan ontmoet jy soms die "random"ste mense en sien jy partykeer die "weird"ste goed. Ek noem dit sommer "random beach encounters" of vir die "purists"... lukrake strand ontmoetings. Hier is een van so bietjie minder as 'n jaar gelede... Renetjie en haar "G&T" Dit was middel Desember en seker … Continue reading Renetjie en haar “G&T”

First Grunter: Part 2

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I don’t know if it is because I cut my fishing teeth in the estuaries of the Southern Cape, but I love river fishing! It’s a bit of a cliche for me, I know because I love all kinds of fishing, but the river has a special place in my heart. None more so than … Continue reading First Grunter: Part 2

First Grunter: Part 1

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My grandfather married a young 22-year-old “bokkie” at the ripe “old” age of 40. He was a legend and family and friends to this day speak of him as the walking angel. He was the most gentle, patient and soft-spoken person I knew. The complete opposite to my Grandmother, who wasn’t called the “Leeu” of“Leeurand” … Continue reading First Grunter: Part 1

EPIC!

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I try and fish at least once a week. It's not always possible though and with family and social commitments taking up most of my free time, fishing sometimes takes a back seat. Everyone knows the one with the diamond ring always has shotgun. But when the wife said she wanted to go to the … Continue reading EPIC!

Impulsive quickie and the mysterious lost fish

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We all lose fish. It’s a fact of fishing like death and taxes. No fish is ever won until you have him high and dry. This thing that touching the leader counts as a landed fish is just to sooth our egos. I have personally lost a couple of fish that was right therewithin touching distance, so close you could smell them. All it … Continue reading Impulsive quickie and the mysterious lost fish