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A Festival of Rivers by Ed Herbst.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 05:46
Some of my happiest fly fishing moments have been spent at two annual fixtures on the South African calendar, the Cape Piscatorial Society River Festival which is held at the beginning of November in Rawsonville and the Epson River Festival, organised by Dave Walker at the Walkerbouts Inn in Rhodes.…

OBSERVATIONS FROM A STERKIES VIRGIN

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 16:40
OBSERVATIONS FROM A STERKIES VIRGIN by Laurence Davies with pictures by Dave Weaver, Jay Smit and Alan Hobson Over the years I have missed out on a number of invitations to fish for yellowfish at Sterkfontein Dam, so when I heard Jay mention that Peter Brigg had organised a trip…
I never expected to be writing this story, and I say story because I can’t think of it as a eulogy. Some things are too fresh, too real, and I am scared that by putting it down on paper, it becomes real, as real as it is.  So, let me…
Text and images from Ed Herbst "O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms,  Alone and palely loitering?                 The sedge has wither'd from the lake,  And no birds sing'" John Keats: “La Belle Dame sans Merci” When, in early November last year, Gordon van…
 'These micro-nymphing techniques proved their worth – on our worst day Al and I caught a dozen fish each and our best days saw us each landing about 30! ' Alan Hobson. Read on ...