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Pete Brigg's January Paragraph

Wednesday, 19 January 2011 04:16
January 2011 Pete Brigg's Paragraph 'I have been fishing the stream for what seems like forever, hunting and catching the descendants of their ancestors who were first set free in these waters 120 years ago. By my standards, I have clocked more than half a lifetime and some serious miles…

Incidental fly fishing in Utah

Wednesday, 12 January 2011 06:00
Incidental fishing in Utah – Christoff Badenhorst On a recent visit to the United States we were driving from the Grand Canyon in Arizona to Bryce canyon in South Central Utah. These parks have some of the most magnificent scenery you will see anywhere. On the way we spent the…
Waders are for sissies (New Zealand South Island Fly Fishing updates 2011-01-05) Dear all, I know some of you are planning a venture to NZ soon, so I have decided to compile a short piece on my findings here so far (since 19 November 2010).  However, this information may also…

Rod Dibble furled leaders by Ed Herbst

Sunday, 19 December 2010 06:16
Rodney Dibble Furled Leaders By Ed Herbst Rodney Dibble I am a great fan of a member of the English fly fishing team, Stuart Crofts, and have read and enjoyed his well-researched articles in the British magazine, Fly Fishing and Fly Tying, for more than a decade. His enjoyment of small…

Pete Brigg's December Paragraph

Tuesday, 07 December 2010 15:14
Trout are forever associated in my mind with thankfulness, reminding me of beauty and a sense of possibility. The fish rises, the rings spread. When I catch them they make a splashing crown of water with flashes of silver, gold and red for a moment, everything stops.
The search for the ultimate small stream fly rod Text and pictures by Ed Herbst I started fishing the trout streams close to Cape Town in the late seventies and from the start I was fascinated by the concept of low-mass ultra light line fly rods. I bought several from…