SPEY CARPIN’

I recently bought a spey rod, not for searuns, steelhead or salmon, but for carp on fly...You see I live in South Africa and we can cast across most of our trout streams with a 3 wt (and we don't have any searuns, steelhead or salmon). While I'll definitely also be hurling flies into the [...]

THE 5 BEST THINGS

The 5 best things about where Andrew Apsey of Upstream Flyfishing guides. 5 best things about where you guide for Upstream Flyfishing? 
 The people you meet on the water. Cape Town is a great tourist destination and I have had the pleasure to guide clients from the United States, Europe, Australia and South Africa. [...]

Gin and Crabs

I've never been the biggest stillwater fan. I've always preferred the ever changing, almost petulant mood of moving water whether it be stream, river or tidal push... However to every norm there is an exception. And small, crystal clear spring fed ponds are that exception for me. There's string of such ponds nestled in the mountains [...]

Cape Point Yellowtail

Richard Wale posted this very cool vid about catching Yellowtail off Cape Point. If you haven't chased them off the Point yet, do it - it's super fun outing that will leave you weak kneed and smiling! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV5x6fRmu2A&feature=youtu.be Enjoy and thanks to Richard for sharing!  

WITELS MEMORIES

It’s been a surprisingly long time since I first walked up the Witels River. It was my third year of varsity that my partner in crime, Rex Fey, and I donned backpacks and set off up this mystical river. Mystical because for so long I had struggled to find any decent literature on this piece of water, no one [...]