Category Archives: fishing

Mahove means “Fish” and it is also the name of a special camp on the wild Runde River….

Mahove means “Fish” and it is also the name of a special camp on the wild Runde River…. Here is an afternoon view of the that wild and fish-filled river from Mahove tent number 4, just to whet your ‘appetite”! … Continue reading

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The Njuzu of the Save River; Mermaid or Myth…you decide, I know what I believe..

The Njuzu of the Save River , as told by Nzanza Sekai in his recent excellent article on the Save River and Birchenough Bridge, called “Celebrating Rain and the flooding of the Save River”… is a story long told by … Continue reading

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The Road Less Travelled is ours; River rescues and Boating on the mighty Save River ……

The road less travelled is ours… we have boated across the mighty Save River, Mahenye Island in the distance… and have been the only human adventurers to explore the newly washed landscape of Gonarezhou….along rain-puddled  green-flanked roads inhabited by rolling … Continue reading

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“Catch of the Day”- by photographer Tom Mangelsen-Saving Wild Blog Feed –

I follow Lori Robinson”s excellent blog, Saving Wild. “Catch of the Day”, a photograph by Tom Mangelsen, is one of the most widely circulated and published wildlife photographs in history. To me, this amazing photo encapsulates the sheer patience and tenacity of … Continue reading

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Malilangwe Magic; Crocodile Mothers…..

In September, we shared crocodile love and Malilangwe Magic with our dear friends……Ian and Jane Craig of Lewa Conservancy and Northern Rangelands Trust, Kenya, and Willy and Sue Roberts of Sirikoi Lodge, Kenya. Driving first to our Senuko home in … Continue reading

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After the Tusk Trust Talk, Cullen Skink with Mussels

Yum, immersed deep in the Scottish countryside, I make one of my favorite dishes…Cullen Skink….but I digress…     More than 500 guests listen to Clive, at the American Express Conservation Lecture 2013, a stunning event hosted by the Royal Geographic society… … Continue reading

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The diverse indigenous fish of the Save River

A short fishing expedition has Clive and his son Glenn climbing down the steep bank to catch five different species of fish in two hours. A Bottlenose is the catch of the day…with it’s long snout for probing the floor … Continue reading

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