The Baines of my Life

Posted by Brad Cartwright on  October 22, 2019

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Category: Travel Blog
Once a year we drag our wives, kicking and screaming from the comfort of their kitchens, on a film shoot to an exotic and luxurious destination like Seychelles or the islands of Mozambique. You will appreciate that we are forced to film ourselves fishing for a living, so when we make these magnanimous concessions to our better halves, the warm glow of generosity seeping through our souls is a tangible thing. The rest of the
It’s taken me four trips to the lower Orange River to fully appreciate what this majestic piece of the earth’s surface truly offers us members of the species homo sapiens, and how puny we seem when faced with space of this magnitude. A visit to this generally arid and remote part of the Northern Cape Province in South Africa, and the mighty river that runs through it, is in many ways, a life changing experience…

I Met the GT’s of Farquhar

Posted by Rhuan Human on  August 13, 2019

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Category: Travel Blog
We all know or have met someone who ranks somewhere on the alphabet of the “celebrity” scale and all of us, even the ones who deny it, will drop name at some point about these chance encounters. “Did I ever tell you about the time I had dops with the Mummy…? You know, that Saffa Hollywood actor Arnold Vosloo?” Or… “You know I bumped into Derek Watts at the airport once, hell of a lekker

So, we went fishing at St Helena Island…

Posted by Brad Cartwright on  June 27, 2019

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Category: Travel Blog
For some obscure reason buried deep in my distant English heritage and my abiding love of islands, this has been a lifelong dream. Now you may well ask who would want to visit a fairly barren volcanic mountaintop perched precariously in the southern Atlantic Ocean somewhere between Southern Africa and Brazil. Many people, is the correct answer, for those of you who guessed and have bothered to read this far. It’s just not easy to

So I went to Kenya

Posted by Brad Cartwright on  April 29, 2019

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Category: Travel Blog
So I went to film some fishing in Kenya with my cameraman Chucky. He’s from Zimbabwe A lot of people think he’s my bodyguard. Not sure why. Sure, he’s a big black oke, but he’s a damn good cameraman and people shouldn’t jump to conclusions. Anyway, he’s not so good on the water. Which is a problem for a person who films fishing for a living. Look the guy can swim. He went to a