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

RIP – BILL MINCHER

IT'S EASY TO ASSUME when you're out fishing, that the fish have always been there and that nature provides, but in South Africa with specific species like yellowfish and trout, more often than not there are people behind the scenes fighting to ensure that we can enjoy our fishing. FOSAF stalwart, Bill Mincher who passed away recently, was one of [...]

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ARTIFISHAL

June 18th, 2019|0 Comments

WILD SALMON...they are in shit. Our issue 15 Troubled Waters focuses on the plight of wild salmon, who's at fault (hint: human greed) and what you can do about it. On the last point, it [...]

PACKING THE KITCHEN SINK

June 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Destinations and exploration create fly fishing possibilities.  Possibilities in turn result in lots of gear, preparation, packing and repacking to cover these eventualities within the constraints of space and weight.  But having to check in [...]

CHASING THE HATCH

June 9th, 2019|0 Comments

It was mid-summer and I was eyeing the weather forecast on my cell phone in the gaps between uploading files and sending out work emails; I had been checking the weather the whole week, anticipating [...]

THE TROPHY WIFE

June 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Marrying varsity-level wisdom with the charm of Old Blue Eyes, Rhuan Human heads to Matoya Lodge on the Barotse floodplains for some double-figure tiger trophies. Photo Brian Chakanyuka "As a "koshuis" (residence) student [...]

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PETERSONS SPAWNING SHRIMP SBS

May 27th, 2019|0 Comments

It was December 2011, and I was about to have my mind blown by the aquarium that was Farquhar.  The sheer abundance of Bonefish was something I could never be prepared for.  I'd only caught [...]

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