HCFT fly comp

So I decided to enter the HCFT (Hardcore Fly Tying) Instagram fly comp, run by our friends at Skinny Water Culture.  The brief was to make 3 separate patterns your own.  Below is each fly followed by my version:   Deadline was 12pm yesterday (US time).

Farquhar Intro – The arrival and warm up

It started with a call from Conrad Botes.  Then another call, then another.  Then Conrad called again.  I have 10 minutes to decide.  My internal dialogue reminded me of my move that I was in the middle of, the house transfer i was awaiting, and the severe work stress I was under, not to mention […]

South African Saltwater Fish of the Year 2012

Ok so there are obviously catches I dont know about… but in my opinion its between these two: Some good grunts came out this year but I want to see a 4kg plus spotty before one gets into the race.  There is a good chance the Ecape crew caught some shtoinkers noone knows of….