PISCATORIBUS SACRUM

PISCATORIBUS SACRUM

Is engraved over the fireplace in each of our camps.

It means ‘Dedicated to Fishermen’

Your Chairman explains why….

 

 

 

 

 

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John Maina Kariuki

Dear Fellow KFFC Members,

I regret to inform you that a long-standing member and friend of the KFFC, Mr John (JM) Kariuki, died last Thursday. Many members will remember Mr Kariuki with affection and gratitude for the tireless work he did supporting the Club, especially at the Northern camp. Read more

Harry Brainch Awarded

Harry Brainch, who caught the biggest fish on the Northern in our 94th Season receives Harrison’s Horn from our eponymous Chairman. The fish was a hen of 1lb 7 oz caught on Beat 3 using a nymph. Congratulations Harry!

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“Samaki” 50 years fishing of the Kenyan Coast

Hi Ya, hope you all well and looking forward to your dinner.

We are putting a book together called Samaki, in celebration of the 50th Delamere competition and the 50th anniversary of Malindi Fishing club. The content will include cuttings, stories, anecdotes, photos on 50 years fishing of the Kenyan Coast.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Somali pirates now protecting illegal fishing biz

NAIROBI, Kenya — Frustrated by a string of failed hijacking attempts, Somali pirates have turned to a new business model: providing “security” for ships illegally plundering Somalia’s fish stocks — the same scourge that launched the Horn of Africa’s piracy era eight years ago. Read more

One man one river

One man one river – David Lemon almost half-way through his epic exploration … he nears the Lower Zambezi – shared by member Gordon D. Eccles. Read more

Gender roles in the river

 

Women fish!

That may seem obvious to some, but it’s a ridiculous concept to far too many.

During a gathering of several outdoors editors and writers at a product manufacturer’s press event last year the issue of participation levels in the sport of fly fishing came up. We discussed what it would take to expand participation to Read more

New fishing report – The southern star returns

It began as an irksome drizzle. My fingers slipped around the knot I was tying on my Beaded Prince. Then the rain started to get really irritating. Drops fell steadily off the peak of my cap and I slipped down the greasy grass of a bank and up to my knees in the river below the bridge on beat five. I clambered back up to get even wetter.

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KPLC connection back on at the Northern

We just got a report from Musa Ibrahim that the KPLC connection at the Northern Camp is back on. The faulty transformer has been replaced. Read more

Book Review: Karibu Kenya Guide


I’ve been waiting for this book since February 1981 when I first walked down the steps at Jomo Kenyatta airport into a relationship with Kenya that has endured many twists and turns over 32 years, but still survives.

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