Category: ADVENTURES (page 1 of 3)

Hunting in the Highveld Region of South Africa

The “Trout triangle” in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa lies between the towns of Belfast, Dullstroom and Machadodorp. This area is also known as the Highveld region due to its height above sea level and thus its colder climate. This makes the area the ideal home for Trout, as they prefer cold water environments….

Exploring New Waters and Avoiding Crocs

One of the biggest problems with living in the city is that fly fishing opportunities are few and far between (unless if you are a fan of stew ponds) and the few places that are unspoilt with resident fish are a very close kept secret to a select few (if any). The only way around…

Lesotho – Yellowfish Nirvana

By Justin Bean It all began with a friend phoning me and saying: “We have booked a Lesotho trip and there is a space open…” Needless to say I responded with: “When do we leave?” Lesotho has always been on my bucket list, and when the opportunity presented itself for me to go and explore…

Fly Fishing for Garrick and Grunter in the Western Cape

Saltwater Fly Fishing can be very challenging and in some areas of the South African coast and even more so if you are a newcomer to the game. Local knowledge is probably one of the most important aspects of saltwater fly fishing as finding fish is the key to success. You can have the best…

Nymphing on the Vaal River

Most people will argue that Sunday is their favourite day of the week. You get to spend time with your family, indulge in a big lunch and the best part of the day is having an afternoon nap on the couch in front of the TV. Or you could go fly fishing, which is what…

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