The Mother F#$%ing Fly box review

Something I noticed while stocking up on saltwater flies was that one could never own a big enough fly box for the multitude of crabs,

When the olive grunter sang

On a balmy summers day Two sons went out to play With fly tackle and a leaking raft They headed to sea to catch a

Para RAB

By Gordon van der Spuy The parachute RAB (para RAB in short) must rate as my all-time favourite fly. It is delicate and everything I

Falloons

Most of my knowledge about fish, their habits and the foodstuffs, including real and fake food (lures), they respond to comes from bait and art

F3T comes to SA Shores

FLY FISHING FILM TOUR SOUTH AFRICA: F3T SOUTH AFRICA 2016 Dates Thursday, 9 June 2016 Ster-Kinekor The Zone @ Rosebank, Johannesburg Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Boys and their toys

It started when people realised that the squirmy wormy material was a soft rubber that got ripped to pieces by plants when either casting the

Bloody Baetis

As fly fishers we are always dialed into the weather. Seasonal changes are picked up almost as second nature and  as a hatch junkie ,

Walking with Jesus in Slumtown

“Haha, just watch out for those friggen Jesus fish…We call them Jesus fish ‘cause every time you step on one you shout ‘oh GEEEZIS’, haha!”,

Follow Feathers

Some fish trigger an OCD (obsessive catch disorder) in me. Right now I am after a skipjack. I need to catch one on fly… Skipjack/ladyfish/springer

Jou ma se ELF!

I headed up the West Coast for business a few weeks ago. My job for the day was to investigate a possible bacterial disease outbreak

Dragons in the Northern Cape – Day 3

We cruised out home base and the home bay into a different body of water today.  Milky blue.  Ewan is feeling the pressure. We’d head

Dragons in the Northern Cape – Day 2

We arrived back to camp the previous evening to the remains of a Vervet Monkey Frat Party.  They had chewed through our braai salt, opened

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