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Fly Fishing

The pretty Broederstroom

Tuesday, 05 June 2012 04:25
The Broederstroom Photos by Christoff Badenhorst Situated in the beautiful Magoebaskloof area and started in 1911, the Haernertsburg Trout Association is one of the oldest fly fishing clubs in South Africa. Among its many waters is the pretty Broederstroom, a brown and rainbow trout stream captured here by Christoff Badenhorst.…


Friday, 06 April 2012 13:46
DRAGONS ON DRY FLY Pete Brigg sent me this piece with lovely images following a recent trip he made to the Bushman’s River in KZN: I had a first yesterday. A large, approximately 8 to 10cm dragonfly took my fly out of the air in the cast, wouldn't let go…


Wednesday, 01 February 2012 15:50
THE STERKFONTEIN YELLOWFISH EXPERIENCE Text Tom Sutcliffe Pictures by Damon Mathfield People are now rating this great impoundment as one of the country’s premier fly fishing destinations and deservedly so. Here’s what Jan Korrubel had to say of a recent trip there… ‘I was privileged to spend 2 days of…


Tuesday, 31 January 2012 16:35
CRAIG THOM'S IMAGES OF THE JDT'S The JDT's is one of the finest Cape streams, no easy hike, no easy fishing, but a visit is fly fishing's equivalent of a catharsis. Here are some images Craig Thom sent of his most recent visit. Bamboo rod maker at rest - Steve…


Sunday, 15 January 2012 09:29
JAN MALAN WRITES ABOUT A GLIMPSE HE GOT OF THE UPPER SAALBOOM RIVER, BARKLY EAST DISTRICT A lovely piece of investigative fly fishing – or fly fishing R & D Jan wrote recently ‘I've been meaning to send you these shots for a long time, but only now getting round…
READERS IMAGES PART 15 – NEIL HAYES HILL ON THE OKAVANGO AND ON HIS ART An abbreviated biography From Neil Hayes-Hill My paternal grandfather, Harry Hayes-Hill, fished the upper Zambezi annually at Nantunga channel, Caprivi, and took me along during my teenage years in the 60's, where I unwittingly learnt…