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Editor’s Note

EDITOR'S NOTE Our on-line magazine which is geared towards the outdoorsman, that being the avid angler, hunter and forager Welcome back to our June Edition of Catchcook.com, in this edition we bring you a host of interesting articles whereby we feature articles on off-shore and rock and surf angling as...

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Jaguar of the river

Jaguar of the river The search for golden dorado in the Bolivian Amazon My obsession started a decade ago. In 2009, Duane and I started fishing for toman (giant snakehead) in southern Taiwan, when the bug really bit. I’ve always loved fishing, but catching toman really kicked my fascination with...

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Shore jigging for success

Shore jigging for success Shore jigging will open up a whole new range of options to the angler with the patience to learn and the desire to master this incredible technique.Most anglers like to keep up with the times, and eagerly follow new trends and improvements in tackle design, whether...

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Fishing the Gordon’s Bay Mountain

Fishing the Gordon's Bay Mountain The Gordon's Bay Mountain ranges from Gordon's Bay harbour to Rooiels beach and only contains a handful of fishing spots where one can land a big shark or stingray Fishing SpotsThe Gordon's Bay Mountain ranges from Gordon's Bay harbour to Rooiels beach and only contains...

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Fishing with kids and the role we play

Fishing with kids and the role we play Fishing with your child has to be one of the purist moments you can share with your kid. Fishing with your child has to be one of the purist moments you can share with your kid.  Except for the fact that he...

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The white steenbras – Lithognathus Lithognathus

The white steenbras Lithognathus Lithognathus With all the Facebook hype regarding the white steenbras, conservationists have the right to be worried about the massacre of this species, which is endemic to South Africa, as numbers have dwindled due to overfishing, primarily by seine netting operations in False Bay. The white...

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Dirty Prawn

Dirty Prawn The perfect conditions makes catching fish on lures very tricky indeed. So, we scaled down - smaller lures, natural colours and lighter tackle. When I tackle a tidal river that I haven't fished before or I haven't fished in a while, I try to stick to a couple...

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Mosselbay’s black stingray

Mosselbay's black stingray Black stingray / Short-tail stingray / Dasyatis brevicaudata The short-tail stingray or smooth stingray (Bathytoshia brevicaudata) is a common species of stingray in the family of Dasyatidae.It occurs off Southern Africa typically at an off-shore depth of 180-480 m and off Australia and New Zealand, from the...