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   Andre Van Wyk thinks it might be the fly-fishing camera for the moment! Says Andre: As always, loved your weekly newsletter this week; some lovely writing and images as always. Seeing the images reminded me that I’d meant to get in touch with you regarding a new camera I…

Why I fly fish by Hugh Rosen

Saturday, 16 May 2015 09:06
Says Hugh: 'Those who know me especially well, namely my wife and kids, have long understood the reason why I fish.  For one Father's Day early on in my parenting career, I was presented with a coaster that still lives on my bed side table, saying simply: "Fishing….A jerk at…
-A wake up call on from Pat Garratt. I write to comment briefly on the number of fly fishermen/women who release fish (of all sorts) with a gloved hand.  I appreciate that you, and many of our brethren out there, appreciate this, but I still see countless gloves in the…
JAN KORRUBEL'S KZN REPORT The long-weekend brought a few return visitors to the Midlands of Natal, and I am happy to report that their visits were not in vain.  Shaun Futter from Durban has been missing from the fishing scene for some time, but got a proper hog of a…
- I am often asked why I fly fish and, to be honest, I have spent the better part of 25 years trying to figure that out myself. The reasons are as simple and complex as life itself and just when I think that I’m close to figuring out the…
 – the developer of one of the world’s greatest dry flies, the Klinkhåmer Special, paints a most interesting and personal picture of what fly fishing and fly tying have meant to him. Says Hans: Not so long ago, someone unfamiliar with the sport of Fly Fishing, ask me to try…