Browsing Archive: December, 2009

How to Catch Catfish (The secrets are out)

Posted by Hardus Lategan on Tuesday, December 29, 2009, In : Fishing Articles and Techniques 

The Secrets are out!!

Going for huge catfish is like going on a lion or hyena hunt in the African bush, as catfish are on top of the food chain under our waters where there are no crocodiles. To outwit them, you need to know where they in the water they hang out, what would attract them closer and what ammunition to use.
In this series we will share with you all ? the techniques and knowledge you need, to catch lots of cats anywhere in the world… ..and big ones...

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Indigenous Fishing in Southern Africa

Posted by Hardus Lategan on Friday, December 25, 2009, In : Fishing Articles and Techniques 

Tourist and Eco-Facility Planning and Development
We were one of the first companies if not the first that had the resources and knowledge to develop indigenous fishing tourist developments. Our experience in yellowfish angling and   conservation coupled with International 5 star tourist developments and management,  gives us the credentials to assist you In “Returning the Gold to our waters”. (yellowfish developments)
Every tourism effort should take into consideration  the amount of impa...

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Stocking of Predatory Fish for Recreational Fishing (by Linda nel & Gordon O'Brien)

Posted by Hardus Lategan on Friday, December 25, 2009, In : Fishing Articles and Techniques 

Stocking of Predatory Fish for Recreational Fishing
(Stocking of fish species into systems in which they don’t belong.)
By Gordon O’Brien
The stocking of rivers and dams with predominantly exotic fish for recreational fishing is an activity which occurs on a worldwide scale.  These stockings have taken place primarily to attract sports anglers into specific areas where there may either be access to good potential fishing waters and an angling demand for the stocked fish species.  Stocking in...

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Yellowfish Telemetry Research | Conservation

Posted by Hardus Lategan on Thursday, December 24, 2009, In : Fishing Articles and Techniques 


The Vaal Orange largemouth yellowfish (Labeobarbus kimberleyensis) and the Vaal Orange smallmouth yellowfish (Labeobarbus aeneus) are endemic to the Orange Vaal River system. The former is recognised as being vulnerable according to the IUCN Red Data Listing process. The latter is under high angling pressure. Both species are sensitive to water pollution, habitat destruction and harvesting pressure. They are both noted as being great angling species while from a conservation ...

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