• Berg rainbow

    Berg rainbow - Click the image to enlarge.

  • Highland Lodge rainbow

    Highland Lodge rainbow - Click the image to enlarge.

  • Yellowfish Sterkspruit E Cape

    Yellowfish Sterkspruit E Cape - Click the image to enlarge.

  • Tony Kietzman fishing the Sterkspruit

    Tony Kietzman fishing the Sterkspruit - Click the image to enlarge.

  • Angler from below

    Angler from below - Click the image to enlarge.

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Fly Fishing

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…


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…
- text and images per Paul Curtis. Between 1909 and 1938 the South African Railways publicity department was responsible for most of South Africa’s internal and international tourism advertising – commissioning and publishing books, booklets and brochures on South Africa as the place to visit for the scenery, game viewing,…

Fishing the Thredbo River

Monday, 15 February 2016 07:43
Fishing the Thredbo River using fly lines and LDL leaders designed by Japanese master Naoto Shibuya to get better drag-free drifts in challenging water. Text and images by Nick Taransky. (Nick is a renowned bamboo rod maker living in Monaro near Canberra in New South Wales, Australia. We have shared…