THE TROPHY WIFE

Marrying varsity-level wisdom with the charm of Old Blue Eyes, Rhuan Human heads to Matoya Lodge on the Barotse floodplains for some double-figure tiger trophies. Photo Brian Chakanyuka "As a "koshuis" (residence) student in my first year of varsity, I learned a lot. Not so much from an academic standpoint but many of [...]

JEFF CURRIER – THE 400

In his pursuit of catching any fish whatsoever on fly, Jeff Currier has risked being fired by bosses (mild); losing 20lbs in weight from Delhi belly (medium); getting abducted by Colombian rebels (fiery);being eaten by tigers (incineration) and has had countless other misadventures. But over the last 40 years and in 60 countries, he’s racked [...]

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 [...]

SHINING BRIGHT

Few people get to fish for tigerfish inside the Kruger National Park. Head of Scientific Services Dr Danie Pienaar is one of them and his weapon of choice is Echo’s Bad Ass Glass (BAG) in an 8-weight. "What I really liked about this rod is that it allows you to minimize false casting. The Quick [...]

5 MINUTES WITH VOSSIE

Fresh from an undisclosed deep jungle location populated by massive fish (to be revealed soon), we catch up with 'Dogs of War' director Johan 'Vossie' Vorster of Flybox Films and Happy Hand Grenade Productions.   What is your background? I’ve been working in the film/tv industry for the last 18 years. I have worked behind [...]