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STEP BY STEP: THE GINGER NINJA

August 7th, 2018|2 Comments

A staple for many South African fly fisherman is the yellowfish. They are indigenous, eager to take a fly and accessible to most people. There are clear differences in tactics and techniques when fishing different [...]

DO YOU EVEN BEAST, BRO?

July 30th, 2018|1 Comment

*** EDIT  - Since writing the below, I took my own advice and spent even MORE time on tying a pair of BEASTS, attempting to build a matching pair of BEAST Mullets... I kinda almost [...]

NUCLEAR HARE’S EAR

July 28th, 2018|2 Comments

This post links up to a series of my favourite flies and the fish I catch with them. As mentioned in the previous post, The Natural Look, these flies are not necessarily new or spectacular [...]

HIGH 5s – MARK MURRAY

July 27th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

THE BEAUTY OF FLY FISHING

July 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Brad Morgan has, like many of us, a love affair with fly fishing. And if he had to pick one place in the world to go fishing, it'd be New Zealand. On his last trip, [...]

PRAWNS IN TANDEM

July 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Neil Rowe and I were discussing grunter at dinner on Alphonse Island when he mentioned that he’d (for many years) had quite good success fishing tandem prawn fly rigs in the Breede River. He described [...]

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