• Fishing Birnham on the Bokspruit 5

    Fishing Birnham on the Bokspruit 5 - Click the image to enlarge.

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    Branksome landscape - Click the image to enlarge.

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Fly Fishing


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;…


Sunday, 19 June 2011 14:49
THE 2011 UGIE LADIES’ FLY FISHING FESTIVAL This annual event presented by the Maclear Fly Fishing Club has become one of the most popular on the South African fly fishing calendar. It’s scheduled this year for the 22nd to the 24th of September and I feel inclined to announce it…

12 June 2011 NEWSLETTER

Sunday, 12 June 2011 14:07
12 JUNE 2011 NEWSLETTER FROM ANDRE BURGER: TRIP TO THE KARNEMELKSPRUIT AT LUPELA LODGE! Present a Fly is putting together a three day trip to the exclusive Lupela Lodge close to Lady Grey from 6-9 October 2011.  This venue offers 7kms of the Karnemelkspruit and regularly produces rainbow trout of over 20…


Sunday, 29 May 2011 12:30
MAY 2011 FLY FISHING DIARY AND NOTES Snow in Rhodes from Dave Walker! Dave Walker, owner of Walkerbouts Inn in Rhodes, Eastern Cape Highlands sent me photographs of the village under a blanket of snow. The pictures, taken by Tony Kietzman, don’t necessarily record a rare event for this place…