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

MONDAY MOTIVATION: MONGOLIA

PLACES WE'D RATHER BE... include (but are not restricted to) being up a remote Mongolia river chasing giant taimen.   That's just what three Slovakian fly fishing nuts - Michal Vavro, Juraj Vavro and L'udevít Karpas - did in the filming of Catch Me, one of the official selections for the 2017 Rise Fly Fishing Film Festival. We're pretty sure [...]

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TO HIS OWN TUNE

April 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

“When the creative drive disappeared, it was clear I needed a break.” 34-year-old LeRoy Botha is a product of reinvention. After a decade as one of the Garden Route’s most well-known gigging musicians, the oke [...]

THE HEAVYWEIGHTS

March 25th, 2019|0 Comments

In the previous post, ‘As long as it’s black and red’, I discussed the use of a fairly light-weight hook, the Dohiku #12 wet fly hook (type 644) to tie relatively sparse Zulu’s with variable [...]

THE EYE OF THE POOL

March 14th, 2019|1 Comment

Text by Ewan Naude and photos by Leonard Flemming Looking for another piece of the puzzle, new water, and new expectations. The palpable excitement of seeing a different section of the same river for the [...]

WISH LIST FISH – NKUPE

March 12th, 2019|0 Comments

If you ever find yourself around the south east Zambian shores of Lake Tanganyika, nkupe (aka Giant Emperor Cichlids), a beefy African cousin of the Amazon’s peacock bass, warrants your attention. Gareth George, of television show WildfFly Fishing Series, [...]

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