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The Lighter Side of Guiding

Sunday, 12 September 2010 10:11
THE LIGHTER SIDE TO GUIDING The Western Cape has plenty of capable fly fishing guides – like, André Blignaut, Graeme Field, Sean Mills, Mark Krige, Matt Zilliox, John Yelland, Tim Rolston, Craig Thom and Philip Meyer (in no order of capability) who are all damn good at what they do.…

Iceland Salmon

Monday, 09 August 2010 16:00
CHALKSTREAMS IN HAMPSHIRE AND SALMON FISHING IN ICELAND West Ranga River - an Icelandic landscape I just got back from a fly fishing trip that was a journey of delight. I visited Iceland for the first time, caught my first Atlantic salmon, shared a full day on the river Test…

Underwater Fly Fishing Photography

Saturday, 19 June 2010 10:06
TIPS ON UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY IN RIVERS AND STREAMS Here are a few pointers that came to us the hard way – trial and error experiences over the last five years in the field. We began taking underwater fly fishing work pretty seriously back in November 2004 and we’ve been at…

Photographing Fish

Sunday, 06 June 2010 08:56
In this article I only want to deal with taking pictures of fish; no anglers included. I want to illustrate some of the do’s and don’ts I’ve learned over the years and to give you some tips to improve your own pictures. Later in the month I will touch on…

April May Newsletter and Diary

Wednesday, 19 May 2010 17:16
For more images of my trip to Rhodes follow the link at the bottom of this page... End of the Western Cape season , the Kraalstroom and a Chinese Ferrari Graeme Field on the Kraalstroom The end of season here in the Western Cape didn’t so much tail off, as…

March 2010

Monday, 12 April 2010 15:07
MARCH 2010 This March was a beautiful month for visitors to the Cape, but for fly fishers there wasn’t enough rain and a little too much heat for the stream fishing to be much good. And the lament was pretty universal around the country. No one seemed to be doing…