On the freshwater front
September is a great month for angling. Rohan Koegelenberg shares some advice based on his experience of fishing on the Vaal River at this time of year. Eben Dowd tells us why the Adams Irresistible fly is so effective for trout fishing. You can also read about cooked crushed mealies as bait and get more tips on mealie bombs.
Rock and surf
Charles Stewart shares his magical Madagascan adventure fishing for GTs off a 12-m Supercat. We also examine the new legislation governing angling permits in Namibia, which is a cause of concern for many anglers who look forward to an annual trip in this neighbouring country.
An angling adventure that is also gaining popularity is kayak fishing, and Manie Combrinck shares his disappointment at not being able to tick a much-desired catch off his bucket list during a recent trip to Aliwal Shoal.
Another highlight was the 2017 RASSPL Africa National Championships, the annual rock and surf competition that attracts anglers from far and wide.
Participants of the annual Buffelspoort Bonanza near Rustenburg had much success, winning fantastic prizes in the process.
In this issue, you can read more about 8-Trek. This all-purpose ointment treats all minor injuries that do not require medical attention, like cuts and nicks, grazes, insect bites, eczema, splinters and boils. It is a must-have for your tackle box.
The search for your personal best might take you to remote places. Let the Projecta IDC25 Intelli-Charge 25 A
9-32 V, three-stage DC/solar battery charger keep you powered up.