• Highland Lodge 9

    Highland Lodge 9 - Click the image to enlarge.

  • Wide expanses

    Wide expanses - Click the image to enlarge.

  • Upper Test

    Upper Test - Click the image to enlarge.

  • Highland Lodge 28

    Highland Lodge 28 - Click the image to enlarge.

  • Darryl Lampert with a trout Berg River

    Darryl Lampert with a trout Berg River - Click the image to enlarge.

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Fly Fishing

 “Why do trout seem to love the sunken ant? I don't think they see many in nature but the sub-surface lacquered ant has been a winner for centuries. Maybe the double-humped, multiple-legged imitation is a genetically imprinted search image independent of whether it sinks or floats.” From 'The Essential Ant' -…

TYING THE KITE'S IMPERIAL DRY FLY

Monday, 25 April 2016 10:24
All that was holding me back from tying a Kite's Imperial dry fly to spec, something I've been meaning to do for ages, was getting hold of heron herl for the body. Then out of the blue, Eben Dowd, a friend from the Eastern Cape, kindly sent me a batch…
Last week the drought that has gripped the Western Cape for many months finally broke. Winds blowing up to 50 kilometres an hour drove in sheets of slanting rain that fell for most of the night. And forecasts suggest more rain is on the way. Only the week before I…

SECOND HAND SAGE REELS FOR SALE

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 08:49
SOLD Sage 4650, with spare spool, both with backing and neoprene bag. R2000-00 Sage 4640, with backing and neoprene bag. R1500-00 Contact: Gian-piero Melfi on 0828240667 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Click to enlarge images
- including Clem Booth reporting on fishing at Estancia Laguna Verde on Lake Strobel in Patagonia, a fly vest for sale, Ed Herbst writes of the Pink Lady and Koos Eckard's rod making skills, some interesting patterns tied using klipspringer hair, bidding still open on Clem Booth's generous offer of…
- Text and images from Paul and Marion Frost. Says Paul:  My wife  Marion and I flew into San Carlos de Bariloche in the Lake District of Argentina from São Paulo, Brazil. SAA's flight from Jo'burg to São Paulo is the only direct flight from Africa into South America. Our…