THE (NOT SO COMPETITIVE ANGLER’S) COMPETITIVE ANGLING TACKLE LIST

Matt Gorlei of FlyBru is a bloody good angler. He’s represented South Africa at the World Champs and KwaZulu-Natal at Nationals, but for the most part he’s too laid back to take it overly seriously like many of the comp guys do. When he’s not guiding at Kau Tapen on the Rio Grande, in Russia [...]

HERE BE DRAGONS

"We don’t bat an eyelid at an eight-ton bipedal kangaroo lizard with tooth-pick arms and a bull terrier head, so why are dragons that unlikely?  Are they misidentified Pterodactyls? We are, after all, not talking about the most unlikely of animal designs. They were never blue whale-big, nor did they have drumstick-like legs with toothpick [...]

THE 5 BEST THINGS…

... about the places where Gareth Reid of Mavungana Flyfishing guides? 1. Meeting all types of really cool people from vastly different backgrounds. Add fly fishing into the mix and watch how friendships are made overnight. 2. Sitting around the fire, shooting the breeze and star-gazing after a great day out on the Lower Orange [...]

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HIGH 5S – TABA ‘WEST’ PHIRI

Our issue 6 rapid-fire catchup with the Orange River OG, Taba “West” Phiri of Kalahari Outventures, whom you’ll usually find guiding clients into big fish in the pristine Kalahari Largemouth Yellowfish Conservancy in the Northern Cape. 5 best things about guiding on the Orange River? The river is pristine and untouched. Pure wilderness, wild and [...]