Fanie’s Zonker

FlyBru and Fanie Visagie (a.k.a., Gordon van der Spuy) recently released the 2nd fly-tying video demonstration of a long series I suspect. Again, Fanie shows some fancy tricks with locally collected, natural fly tying materials, this time displaying amazing multi-tasking skills while tying his "bef@#te" Zonker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4ulOksIb0M

GT Ice Cream

The history of the 'GT Ice Cream' surface lure By Barry Wareham from BasilManning lures The first GT Ice Creams were made on a lathe I inherited from my grandfather.  I had experimented with many different shapes and sizes, but it was the cone chisel-nose that proved to be very successful. Manufacturing the plugs out of wood [...]

Vice Squad escapades

The Vice Squad evenings (initiated by Tudor Caradoc-Davies) at the Cape Piscatorial Society clubroom is taking off and the last event (and second one hosted at this venue) was so well attended (approx. 35 people) that the room was close to getting sardine-packed with eager beaver fly anglers of all sorts (iconic fly guys, freshwater and saltwater [...]