Tom Sutcliffe

It is very sad news for South African and International Fly Fishing, friends and family of an incredible man, Tom Sutcliffe, who passed away recently.

DOBSON FLY

If dragonfly nymphs are the aquatic insects king of lakes, then Dobson fly larvae are kings of the stream. Funnily enough, that’s not where I

THE INVASIVE RED SWAMP CRAYFISH

Those of you who read every inch of The Mission magazine would have seen the piece on the invasive Red Swamp Crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) in

CONCRETE IS HARD, SO ARE CARP

David Gravette has been a professional skater since he was 17. Skating has taken him around the world, and at age thirty-five, has given him more than his fair share of injuries—earning him the nickname “Captain Dislocate.” Over the course of his injuries Dave picked up fly fishing, which has become a pursuit that allows him to focus when he can’t skate, and a way for him to express his creativity.

BEETLE MANIA – SBS VIDEO

Beetles are fascinating creatures. They have been a favourite since childhood with Rhino beetles the size of two thumbs popping up in our garden quite

EARWORMS AND CARP COLOURS

Battling musical earworms from Grease, Platon Trakoshis gets to grips with some hyper-spooky Berg River carp. DAY 1 I had just come back from the

FLY FISHING FILM TOUR F3T 2022

It’s that time of the year again when we get excited about watching loads of fly fishing films with smashing takes, bending rods and whoops

BUCKETS OF BUCKETS

“Hot and wet, thees ees the best time for the black bass” – said in a strong Greek Cypriot accent. As I looked outside at

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