THE FROTHING RABBIT AND TWO OTHER THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED FOR SOUTH AFRICAN TIGERFISH The theory of ‘marginal gains’ centres around the small incremental improvements (in any process) that eventually add up to [...]
A shadow cruised just under the turquoise surface. Could it be? The shape suggested a small Mangar. It accelerated towards the small white zonker that landed ahead of it... This trip to Iran showed the [...]
Chasing the elusive labeobarbus grand slam, Leonard Flemming discovered he had missed his mark when the chiselmouth goal posts were moved. "There are a few things that need to be achieved by a fly fisherman [...]
While the rest of us went through Netflix re-runs this year, freelance guide James Kirsten escaped to Red Rock River Camp on the Orange where he lost himself in the gorge. The Gorge near [...]
A Fishwater Films movie about the Orange River, showing the current water clarity, the fish and catching them on fly.
Sometimes the weird guys in yellow (smallmouth yellowfish) ignore their interest in entomology entirely. This is something that, if you'd told me about, I would have laughed off. It is however the second time I've [...]
Marina Gibson joined The Fly Fishing Nation crew on their German and Austrian home waters. Big browns, barbel, grayling, brook trout ensued. As featured in The Mission Issue 23.
I’ve always had an affinity for Smallscale Yellows but never quite understood them. They feed and behave unlike any Yellowfish I’ve come across. We had 5-10kms of the Elands River at our disposal yet ended [...]