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An elite fly-casting instructor, veteran guide, author, environmental activist and a man who has given a vast amount to South African fly fishing, Tim Rolston is an institution, especially in the Western Cape. If you spend time on the Cape streams or at the Cape Piscatorial Society, keep an ear open for that unique Cornish [...]


From the trout streams of the Drakensberg to guiding for smallmouth yellows on Sterkfontein Dam or targeting Natal scalies in larger rivers, in his home province of KwaZulu-Natal, fly fishing guide Carl Freese is as local as they come. 5 best things about where you guide? Winterton and the waterways of the surrounding Drakensberg, which [...]


From The Mission Issue 32: Wands. A few months back Tim Rajeff sent us a quiver of Echo Fly Fishing rods to review. From the Prime to the Boost Salt and the Streamer-X, our team of intrepid testers put them through their paces. Here’s what they found.  ECHO BOOST SALT, 8-WEIGHT Tester – Conrad Botes [...]


From "Undercurrents" in The Mission Issue 23: When Alex McLeod of Omnispool (manufacturers of the nifty Switchbox line management system) landed on the remote Seychelles island of St Brandon’s, he found himself in bonefishers’ heaven.  The gods were smiling on him and life was just peachy.  He relaxed. He dropped his guard.  Then things changed [...]


After an epic trip to Gabon in 2016, our group of South African fly fishermen will be returning to the land of giants in two weeks time. This will be the second dedicated shore based fly fishing only trip to this magical place. Our American friends, Jeff Currier and Mike Le Sota, who joined us [...]


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