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Editor’s Note

EDITOR'S NOTE Hopefully the March edition will grab your attention to some good articles which will keep you riveted to your phone or laptop. Catchcook.com is geared to the serious saltwater angler and outdoorsman/hunter around Southern Africa and at times beyond. That means fishing off-shore, reefs, lagoons and beaches, hunting...

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Stubb’Sea Chronicles

Stubb'Sea Chronicles Whether you fish singles or treble hooks, make sure that you give them a quick sharpening at the start of the day, and after each fish. Its worth it!  While rumours of good fishing on the North coast trickled in, there was not much fireworks our side on...

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Lambertsbay Sardine Run – Food For Thought

Lambertsbay Sardine Run – Food For Thought They are using cast nets, any sort of nets, even their hands - anything really! to catch these silvery edible sardines.https://catchcook.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Lambertsbay-Sardine-Run-–-Food-For-Thought​-5.mp4There has never been a Sardine Run in Lambertsbay, and this year it happened just outside of the harbour. This phenomena happened due...

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Hoodlum Triangle Hook

10814TTP-TS Hoodlum Triangle Hook Available at your local retailer and if not ask him why ? The initial idea was to create a hook that did not roll or move around during the fight, but also with a low visible, stealthy appearance. The triangular shape of the hook, with its...

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Back a buddy in a wheelchair

Back a buddy in a wheelchair So to all you die hard anglers out there, back a buddy in a wheelchair so that we can enjoy the sport we love   Because we are disabled and in a wheelchair, don’t see us as outcasts, in hindsight look at us as...

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Woman in Fishing

Women in Fishing The first day we could fish after lockdown . . . . . game on Having moved to Struisbaai before lockdown and catching a large Cob it lights a fire in you. It brought back fond childhood memories of catching fish in Struisbaai with my parents.Then came...

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Rankaru stick bait

Rankaru stick bait The Rankaru stickball is waiting for a home in your tackle box The Prohunter Rankaru is a floating stick bait with a 140mm length and a weight of 69 grams. This serious blue water lure dives, rolls and splashes while moving through it’s zig zag motion driving...

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Spooning for Cuta (King Mackerel)

Spooning for Cuta (King Mackerel) Fishing for cuta along the KZN coast could be likened to fishing for tuna in the cape. Fishing for cuta along the KZN coast could be likened to fishing for tuna in the cape. It is an absolute staple and can be enjoyed by anyone...