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TARPON FROM CUBA

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 07:01
TERRIFIC TARPON FROM CUBA’S NORTH COAST  - DEAN RIPHAGEN REPORTS We had some really great fishing and good weather. Between seven anglers we boated numerous tarpon over 90lbs with three over 120lbs. The largest was 130lbs which was hooked on the flats. Dean Riphagen with a 120 pound tarpon I…

SOUTH AFRICA'S FLY OF THE CENTURY

Saturday, 09 July 2011 06:44
SOUTH AFRICA’S “FLY OF THE CENTURY” Research and text by Ed Herbst “The greatest discovery in South African angling in the past fifty years is that the yellowfish Barbus Halubi can be caught relatively easily on the fly as long as you know how.” That was the headline on the…

THE SOUTH AFRICAN GAME FAIR

Saturday, 25 June 2011 13:20
THE SOUTH AFRICAN GAME FAIR From Lauren Adcock and Sarah Boulton The South African Game Fair is the country’s premier exhibition of country pursuits. Held annually in the picturesque and popular trout fishing town of Dullstroom, proceeds go to the Dullstroom Bird of Prey Centre which rehabilitates injured raptors.  It…
FLY FISHING NEW ZEALAND – AS GOOD AS GOLD! Leonard Fleming sums up the end of season fly fishing in NZ’s South Island (Pictures by Leonard Flemming) The fishing season in New Zealand (South Island) has finally ended (officially on 30 April for most lakes and rivers).  I finished on…

PETER BRIGG'S APRIL 2011 PARAGRAPH

Monday, 25 April 2011 10:57
Peter Brigg's April 2011 paragraph and pictures REMEMBRANCES OF RIVERS PAST  … ERNST SCHWIEBERT “Memories are a major part of fishing. Their pleasures reach back through years to favorite rivers and familiar pools. The mind is a rich assemblage of recollections, planning tactics for the future and remembering the companions…

ESSAY ON THE JAN DU TOIT'S RIVER

Friday, 22 April 2011 06:57
AN ESSAY ON THE JAN DU TOIT’S RIVER WESTERN CAPE By STEVE DUGMORE (Steve Dugmore is an architect by profession, but also a maker of exquisite bamboo fly rods. He lives in Cape Town. See his Freestone fly rods on http://www.freestonerods.co.za/. The Jan du Toits flows near Worcester in the…