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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…
Clem Booth extends his exciting rod offer for charity! Says Clem: I would like to auction an immaculate Sage 0 weight rod, the iconic SPL model, together with a  matching Sage reel and Sage 0 weight line. I will get the outfit to the successful bidder. All proceeds will go…

One nymph to rule them all.

Sunday, 17 January 2016 08:09
A visit to Shangri-La - which for me may happen only once in a lifetime, was a high and rare privilege and a trip with my son that is unforgettable… Words and pictures by Hugh Rosen. If you are lucky in your fishing friends, you have won a lottery of…

A FLY FISHER'S YEAR

Wednesday, 30 December 2015 13:19
Clem Booth reflects on his fly fishing in 2015 and an important, life changing decision he made during the year. Clem lives in London close by the River Thames and only a short drive from the chalkstreams of Berkshire, Wiltshire and Hampshire. But he travels much further afield to begin…
Black wattles line the banks of many streams in the KZN and Eastern Cape highlands, on the eastern side of the escarpment. In fact when flying over the landscape, or looking at an orthophoto, you can see where the rivers run by tracing the snaking ribbons of wattle trees. The…
Cape Piscatorial Society committee member, Tudor Caradoc- Davies, has been doing an outstanding job with the ‘Vice Squad’ fly tying evenings which he initiated at the Society’s rooms in Cape Town’s CBD. The format is that he invites three tyers to demonstrate their latest patterns, pizzas are ordered towards the…