When South Africa moved, over several months, from Level 5 lockdown (Defcon 5, don’t leave your front door), to Level 4 (walk the dogs and exercise between 6-9am), to Level 3 (still no smokes or [...]
When Gerald Penkler and his wife Suzanne took a trip fly fishing Australia, they had goals. Specific species goals. From the fish to the fauna and flora, they got what they were looking for and [...]
How to amplify rattles in your flies. Now, embedding rattles into flies is nothing new. Borrowed from the booming clink-clank of art lures, tyers have been using rattles for years to target a variety of [...]
Catching carp on small white flies.
September 1st, that magical date on the South African fly fishing calendar when the trout rivers open again. For me personally it signifies the end of one fishing year and the start of the next. [...]
I have never had a rod eye break, but last weekend I had not one, but two fail. The first, not surprisingly, was on my old Sage TCR while tussling a 7lb brown from the [...]
While he sounds (and looks) like a WWE superstar, Jimmy “the Shark Man” Eagleton is one of South Africa’s pioneering saltwater fly fishing anglers, favouring the windswept West Coast. In the highly unlikely probability that [...]
Ok, so 2020 cancelled a lot of our plans, but that does not mean we can't find a workaround. Like this years F3TSA, now available online! Sure, it's not going to be in a packed [...]