When one walks into ones local tackle shop today there is an abundance of different lures available, all very well designed and crafted for specific fishing situations. There is no doubt that these flashy hand-crafted lures are absolute works of ...
GIVING IT STICK WORDS & PICS: CRAIG THOMASSEN Photo top : Joey Da Silva with a nice GT Stickbaits have burst onto the saltwater fishing scene in the last couple of years, and have become very popular lures for most serious salt water art...
Tossing Tin The search for a lure-caught kob   One of the most sought-after edible fish on the South African coastline is the kob. The two species most commonly caught by shore anglers on the South African coastline are the dusky kob and th...
<HEADER> Popping for GTs from the shore   <INTRO> Giant kingfish are one of the biggest fish that you can expect to hook up to when casting plugs from the beach. They are not only big, but brutally powerful and aggressiv...
I am an absolute sucker for any quality piece of fishing tackle, be it a rod, a reel, a lure, or even a hook. There is just such a difference between holding a piece of quality tackle in your hand, compared to something that is going to last you a o...
Late November 2012 brought with it dead-flat water to the Durban North beaches; I eventually managed to hook a really good queen mackerel just over the lip on a chartreuse Couta Casting. This convinced me that the fish were there but difficult to cat...
Over the last few years, there has been an increase in the number of reports of fish being taken by sharks from anglers lines. It appears that this is becoming ever more common, much to the frustration of offshore anglers, particularly off the KZN co...