FISHING ALONE

In this exclusive excerpt from his soon to be released book Yet More Sweet Days, Tom Sutcliffe ruminates on the pleasure of fishing solo. I guess you could argue that the true solitary fishing experience favours your chances of slipping into a deep contemplation about the true meaning of life, though for me it doesn't. [...]

WHAT SEPARATES THE MEN FROM THE BOYS – PART 3: CASTING OR FALSE CASTING?

This is the 3rd post on a series of articles that will focus in part on ethics of fishing and modern progression in fly fishing (in a South African context) I ‘got to know’ Tom Sutcliffe, the man in this story, through his writing. When I met him in person, he was everything I imagined [...]

TOM’S NET – DEAN RIPHAGEN ON THE HENRY’S FORK

Here is a piece written by Dean Riphagen on the Henry's Fork that was published on Tom Sutcliffe's website. FISHING THE HENRY’S FORK – IS THIS ‘THE FINAL EXAM’ IN FLY FISHING MASTERCLASS? OR WHAT’S IT REALLY LIKE TO FISH THE FABLED ‘FORK'? Text by Dean Riphagen. Pictures Dean Riphagen and Rowan Nairn   Rowan Nairn [...]

‘Peter Brigg’ profile, a South African fly fishing artist

Peter Brigg is certainly one of the most influential fly anglers in South Africa. He has become a popular fishing companion for many who visit the KwaZulu Natal province to fish the famous Drakensberg rivers. I have also spent a day fishing with Peter Brigg on the upper Bushmans River in the Giant's Castle Nature Reserve and can vouch [...]