The Priors Dominate The Bushmans River

The Priors Dominate The Bushmans River

Fresh Water, Trout
[caption id="attachment_122" align="alignleft" width="225"] Clive Prior With A Wild Brown[/caption] Over the Easter weekend Sharon and I hit the berg, namely Giant's Castle, with my dad and Cassia. Of the three days we were there, my dad and I spent one day punishing the Bushman's River. I must admit in advanced, that I really wasn't expecting much. Looking back I'm not really sure why I thought this, because the fishing was absolutely fantastic. If I learnt one thing from this trip, its that I'll be back there in a hurry. I suppose the sad thing is that the rivers get closed from the end of this month. (Everyone go AWWW) Anyway, on Sunday morning my dad and I took a leisurely strole down to the river. Well, he took a…
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Kamberg

Kamberg

Fresh Water, Trout
[caption id="attachment_86" align="alignleft" width="300"] Warren With A Kamberg Rainbow[/caption] My first fishing outing of the year was a weekend trip to the Kamberg Nature Reserve, which is located in the Drakensberg. Kamberg has 4 fishable dams, although I think they claim to have 6, and a good stretch of the Mooi River. It's easy to fish, with most of the dams being mown around the edges. The dams are also relatively small, with grass and wood jettys, and are fishable all the way around. When I first fished Kamberg many years ago I landed 11 trout in one morning. Things have changed since then, and the fishing seems to have gotten a lot harder. I think this may be due to the hatchery closing down, and the dams therefore getting…
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