BULLY BEEF – TIGERFISH FLY – STEP BY STEP

I was on my second hosted tigerfish fly fishing trip to the Okavango Delta armed not only with the usual clouser minnows but also with some new ideas incorporating rabbit zonker strips. Staying at the lodge was a well known South African guide with two clients from Europe. In the morning as we were heading [...]

TROUBLED WATERS: THE BATOKA GORGE

The mighty Zambezi River, specifically the Batoka Gorge below Victoria Falls is under threat from a hydro-electric power scheme. Aside from the Falls being one of the seven wonders of the natural world, the gorge below them is an area that attracts thousands of visitors each year for the white water rafting, the rare bird [...]

By |2019-03-29T09:50:01+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Tigerfish, Yellowfish, Zambia, Zimbabwe|Tags: , |0 Comments

THE DEKA BIG FIVE

This feature is an extension from the previous post about a trip to the Deka Drum area in Zambia. Tips about the flies we used to catch numerous fish species and the things we did for fun in between the fishing is described. Five flies worked particularly well for all the fish species we targeted in [...]

By |2019-04-18T07:01:44+00:00December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Flies: Fresh Water, Leonard, Tigerfish, Uncategorized, Yellowfish, Zambia|Tags: |0 Comments

Deka at 10 mm

Photo essay of a fly camp to the Zambezi Deka Drum above Lake Kariba (all photographs by Leonard Flemming, unless credited otherwise) (This is the first of a series of articles that will describe my experience in the Deka area) Well-travelled African fishing and hunting explorers, Alex Jordaan and Russell De La Harpe (from Zambia and [...]