The Deka Big Five

This feature is an extension from the previous post about a trip to the Deka Drum area in Zambia. Tips about the flies we used to catch numerous fish species and the things we did for fun in between the fishing is described. Five flies worked particularly well for all the fish species we targeted in […]

Deka at 10 mm

Photo essay of a fly camp to the Zambezi Deka Drum above Lake Kariba (all photographs by Leonard Flemming, unless credited otherwise) (This is the first of a series of articles that will describe my experience in the Deka area) Well-travelled African fishing and hunting explorers, Alex Jordaan and Russell De La Harpe (from Zambia and […]

A memorable trip to New Zealand

Article by Russell de la Harpe Sitting in an airport terminal next to a pile of fly rods is always an exciting and almost nerve wracking experience. All sorts of thoughts run through one’s head – will I be fishing the right areas? Will the weather play ball? Have I got the right flies? And […]