• The Birkhall weir

    The Birkhall weir - Click the image to enlarge.

  • Sunset fishing

    Sunset fishing - Click the image to enlarge.

  • Casting over Birkhall Dam

    Casting over Birkhall Dam - Click the image to enlarge.

  • trophy

    trophy - Click the image to enlarge.

  • Fishing Birnham on the Bokspruit 6

    Fishing Birnham on the Bokspruit 6 - Click the image to enlarge.

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Fly Fishing


Tuesday, 02 August 2011 04:15
SNAKE AWARENESS COURSES Black Mamba Johan Marais, internationally known herpetologist and author of numerous books on snakes and reptiles in Southern Africa is now offering various exciting new Reptile Ventures to reptile enthusiasts as well as corporate and industrial bodies. Eastern Natal Green Snake Have a look at  www.reptileventures.com for…


Sunday, 31 July 2011 16:36
31 JULY 2011 NEWSLETTER FROM NEW SOUTH WALES AUSTRALIA Andrew McKenzie, currently President of The New South Wales Rod Fishers Society, Australia’s oldest trout fishing club. Andrew has been exchanging thoughts with Ed Herbst and me just recently and here are two extracts:  Two weeks to the end of the…
AGAINST THE FLOW - a documentary DVD on the Orange River Against The Flow is by no means your traditional fly-fishing video. It is not recommended for those who are hypnotized by minute after minute of fish cranking, or anyone looking for fly-fishing instruction. Point in case, the only nymph…


Sunday, 17 July 2011 07:48
ON DISCOVERING SMALL STREAM GEMS The truth is I’ve never really discovered a fly stream. Well not in the fullest sense, meaning you research an area, plan an exploratory visit, find a piece of previously ‘unknown’ water that’s way beyond beautiful and full of wild trout, but I’ve come pretty…


Thursday, 14 July 2011 16:33
RANDOM THOUGHTS ON THINGS OF EXCELLENCE, BAMBOO FLY RODS AND SOME OF THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE THEM ‘The handful of truly great fly rods I’ve ever cast have all been made of bamboo.’ John Gierach, from ‘Fishing Bamboo’ People have this idea that bamboo fly rod devotees are a small…

3 July 2011 NEWSLETTER

Sunday, 03 July 2011 11:15
3 JULY 2011 NEWSLETTER SLOVENIA From Zamps Zamparini ‘Just got back from Slovenia. It was an eye opener; never thought that the fishing would be this good. I caught this 5kg trout in a small river called the Tolminka on a size 18 nymph. The rivers were teeming with fish;…