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Fly Fishing for Stillwater Trout – Part Two

So in part one of the article we had a look at a suitable venue, we briefly discussed tactics and we had a look at the essential equipment you will need for targeting stillwater Trout. Next we are going to have a look at flies that you will need for stillwater Trout. Now you don’t…

Fly Fishing for Stillwater Trout – Part One

Most fly fisherman in South Africa start out by fly fishing for stillwater Trout. This is due to the fact that fly fishing is synonymous with Trout and as it is also referred to by some as Trout fishing. The problem with this is that a lot of people think that you can only fly…

Plains Game Shot Placement

Shot placement is probably the most important part of hunting in a responsible and ethical manner. It is however one of the most neglected aspects when it comes to hunting. Some people focus so much on rifle calibers and other things that they don’t pay enough attention to shot placement at all. Now whilst adequate…

Using QuickLOAD to Reload Ammunition

By Emile Smit I recently bought a Tikka T3 rifle in .308 Winchester, after doing a lot of research about various rifle manufacturers and calibers. I was looking for an all-round rifle and calibre that would be suited to hunting the majority of plains game in South Africa. Although there are many great all-round calibers…

Hunting Jackal and Caracal

By Geno Van Niekerk For the better part of 300 years livestock farmers (and more recently game farmers) in Southern Africa have been plagued by Black Backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas) and Caracal (Caracal caracal). It is estimated that Black Backed Jackal and Caracal kill approximately 5500 Lambs PER DAY in South Africa and Namibia. Those…

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