FOSAF, the Salmo Taddy and more

While riding on the fly tying theme I thought it would be appropriate to introduce our readers to the Federation of Southern African Fly Fishers,

The ‘natural’ look

I’m writing this post because 1) it links up with two previous posts (which is also relevant while celebrating South African Fishing Flies); 2) I

“Bloody good success”

Dale Hes contacted me over the weekend after he ‘bumped’ into Andre van Wyk on the internet about his recent success with a modified, Improved

Tom’s net – Tying ZAKs

A step-by-step tying demo of the ZAK nymph – a great South African trout fly By Tom Sutcliffe KEY AND CRITICAL STEPS TO TYING A

Addition to the carp genre

I sat in the sun, uncomfortable amongst poking sticks. A few carp, maybe five, were feeding hard stirring up a mud cloud below my perch

Fly Hacks – Paint Markers

This might seem obvious, but I’ve been trying to colour dark rubber legs properly for ages unsuccessfully.  I guess its because I never found a

Falloon SBS101

A few people have been on my case about a step-by-step (SBS) article on the Falloon. I am now convinced that it is a great

Falloon catch-up

As an update to my first post on Falloons and the trip to the Orange River above Augrabies, I’d like to list some of the

Fundamental Fly Tying DVD review

I know Gordon personally, so while enjoying the privilege to write a review about his movie, a step-by-step and informative fly tying DVD called Fundamental

Fundamental fly tying DVD

Most of our readers will know Gordon van der Spuy by now – search ‘Fundamental Fly Tying’ on this site to see some of his articles

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