Some fish are burned into your memory. The seconds before it eats, the minutes after you've released it, all crisp as if it had happened yesterday. With every big fish story, there has to be a struggle before the victory. This story is no different.
In 2020 I was first introduced to the "Fat Slabbies" group. They joined us for a week-long drift along the lower Orange River and were by all accounts spoiled with great fishing. Look, they aren't slouches. They can all fish and everyone in the group has a d [...]