BaitYourHook: Who We Are

Wherever there is water, there is fish in it, and wherever there is fish, it can be caught. From street fishing in the world’s most populated cities, to journeys to the most remote areas in search of the most exotic fish species, you can find any fishing trip on BaitYourHook.com!

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stocked pond fishing

A Beginner’s Guide to Fishing in Stocked Ponds

Nothing can replace a quiet early morning on a big river, or a long walk up into the mountains in search of trout in a noisy, merry stream. But a day on a stocked pond still beats a day in front of television or your phone screen, so if that’s the best of the available fishing options, by all means go for it.

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Author's family member with a fish caught on the trip

To the Orange River in Richtersveld, South Africa

The Richtersveld is a World Heritage Site situated on the west coast of Africa near the mouth of the Orange River between Namibia and South Africa. It is one of the most inhospitable places on earth as it almost never rains and, while summer day temperatures are constantly in the 40’s, winter nights can be so cold that the air sneaks inside almost any clothing or sleeping bag. The Orange is the longest and one of the largest rivers in South Africa and has origins and inputs from places as diverse as the pristine highlands of Lesotho and the sprawling townships of Johannesburg. From another perspective, however, the Richtersveld is one of the very best, and yet least known, sport and game fishing destinations in Africa. 

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