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A rapid fire catch-up with Tourette Fishing head guide Mark Murray first published in Issue 1 of The Mission.   5 FISHING ITEMS YOU DON’T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT BEFORE MAKING A MISSION? My Patagonia Fly Fishing vest front-sling pack. Man, this pack makes my fishing missions so much better. I am a bit of a [...]

By |2018-07-27T09:28:38+02:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: NEW, The Mission, Tourette Fly Fishing, Uncategorized|0 Comments


Artist, botany enthusiast and veteran fly fishing guide, Tony Kietzman has caught more fish than most of us have had warm dinners. But, as he told The Mission in issue 1, these days it’s less about catching fish than it is about going fishing. The first fish I can remember catching was a goby in [...]

By |2018-10-23T10:46:21+02:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: NEW, The Mission|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Proposal for catch and release of dusky kob in the Breede River estuary

All anglers concerned with the future of the Breede river system, and especially the Breede river estuary, should pay attention to a notice posted in the Government Gazette. Anton Bredell, Minister for Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning in the Western Cape, have given notice of the submission of the Breede River Estuarine Management [...]

By |2018-07-09T15:57:13+02:00August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Conrad, Kob, NEW, Western Cape|12 Comments

The Cubera of Gabon

While the tides were very favorable for fishing the surf when we arrived in Cette Cama, they slowly started to turn against us as the days wore on. Our prospects of connecting with big tarpon were slowly diminishing, but head guide, Mark Murray, explained that our chances of pinning with big Cubera were actually increasing. [...]

By |2018-07-09T15:53:00+02:00July 27th, 2016|Categories: Conrad, Cubera snapper, Gabon, NEW|5 Comments

South African Fly fishing and Fly Tying Expo 2016

On the 30th of July, the first ever South African Fly fishing and fly tying expo will be hosted at Lourensford wine estate in Somerset West. It would be safe to say that this is possibly the most complete exhibition of fly fishing and fly tying yet seen in this country, with leaders in all aspects [...]

By |2018-07-09T15:51:32+02:00July 25th, 2016|Categories: NEW, Uncategorized|1 Comment