Feathers and Fluoro2018-10-18T08:59:29+02:00

DIGGING FOR DIAMONDS IN THE ORANGE

When I tie flies for the Orange River between the Richtersveld and Upington it generally results in spent spools of thread due to the many nymph patterns for smallmouth yellowfish (and only a handful of streamers for largemouth yellows). Well, that is how I used to prepare myself until I met Garth Wellman and Armand Flies. They insist on fishing [...]

By |August 24th, 2019|Africa|0 Comments

SPLIT PERSONALITY NO. 3

Like most anglers, we love a good split shot. The fish in its natural element, the angler, the sky, the water, that connection and the fact that Dr Andy Danylchuk of Keep em Wet, would approve. Gah! Sometimes the beauty of it all is just too much. So, being the average photographers we are, for our issue 16 Split Shot [...]

GUNNIN’ AT THE VICE

August 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

One of the many benefits of fly tying groups, whether they are loose collectives like our Whippet Wednesday crowd, or Whatsapp Groups, get togethers like the CPS Vice Squad Meetings,or FB groups even is the [...]

KID GLOVES

August 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

On a desolate stretch of beach in Sudan, Conrad Botes heard a voice and had a vision "I could have sworn I heard a voice. I looked left, in the direction I had just came [...]

THE TIGER AND THE SWALLOW

August 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

In a small dam in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, a rather unique and unexpected hunt occurs. The Schroda Dam is nothing special; a small storage reservoir in a the Mapungubwe National Park. Build [...]

THE BERG

August 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Our issue 16 Troubled Waters. Whether it’s trout, carp or saltwater species you are in to, one of the Western Cape’s great rivers is struggling like never before. The Waters We love the Berg. It’s [...]

AIR JAWS

August 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Through photographer Ryan Janssens' lens, the trout of the Elandspad river can be seen for the voracious, leaping, breaching, bug-munching, apex predators they are. Cue the cello music. More from this shoot in issue 16. [...]

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