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Trutta · 6d ago

Coffee & Quotes

“There is a fatality about fishing which makes most people, myself certainly, do what we know to be inept. Fishing faults are incurable. So though I shall proceed to lay down the law in pont...
Trutta · 1W ago

Delicate Tributaries

My friend Keith had been told that there were Trout in a small tributary of the Umgeni that passes under the road a few kilometers south of Everglades Hotel. There were no Facebook posts, no...
Trutta · 3W ago

Photo of the moment (87)

Filed under: Photography & Imagery, Streams
Trutta · 3W ago

Coffee and quotes

My hiking buddy said I would burn my eyebrows off with this thing. I bought it anyway.  Turns out he wasn’t far off the mark. There was this little incident last year, you see. But enough ab...
Trutta · 1M ago

Rest days

I don’t know about you, but after a day which typically involves say 2 hrs in the car, 8 hrs on a river, and traversing say 7 to 12 kms of rough territory, I need a break.  Call me soft, but...
Trutta · 1M ago

Coffee and quotes

“Two blank days:  Not a very interesting subject?  Perhaps not.  But if you feel like that about it, pass on” From GEM Skues, Itchen Memories, which was published in 1951, after his death. T...
Trutta · 1M ago

Photo of the moment (87)

The Feather BenderFiled under: Streams
Trutta · 1M ago

Sorry for not dying

September is typically characterised by such things as heat waves, snow, drought and gales, mixed with lovely blossoms, veld fires and greenery.  This September was no different. If I scan t...
Trutta · 1M ago

Photo of the moment (86)

Filed under: Photography & Imagery, Streams
Trutta · 2M ago

Midge designs explored

  With thoughts of reverse tied flies running through my head, and the recent sound of buzzers hovering in the cattails at the lake shore, I tied up these midge emergers: Upside down: you kn...