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Dullstroom Fishing Report

November fishing report Hot, hotter and hottest… Take your pick, as each and every one of them accurately describe Dullstroom’s weather in November. With that said, our trout are still feeding vigorously, are full of life and are pulling hard! Waters are warm, too warm most would say, but this always presents an opportunity to […]

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Dullstroom Fishing Report

October Fishing Report Stillwaters are teaming with life as the water temperatures rise – minnows, tadpoles, damsels and dragonfly nymphs can be found in abundance; and where there’s food, there’s fish. Summer is in full swing and water temperatures are currently sitting on roughly 16˚C, which is fortunately still optimal for trout. As the water […]

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Dullstroom Fishing Report

Monthly Fishing Report Mid-winter is a great time of the year to get out onto the water due the fish being in spawning mode. Typically trout get ready to drop eggs anywhere between mid-June and throughout July, naturally, the trout eat each other’s eggs making them aggressive and eager feed. The water temperatures for this […]

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Tactics For Trophy Winter Trout

Numb fingers, frozen rod eyes and trophy trout! It’s finally winter! Yes, okay… for most people that isn’t a statement they’re going to openly embrace, but for us trout fishermen we associate winter with big, spawning trout – One of the best times to really have your line tighten up on a monster. Now, I […]

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Patagonia 2017

Patagonia is cold and windy – don’t get me wrong, I know that, but Oh Boy did she bring out the welcoming committee for us on our last trip! Our group kicked off with a tour of the Perito Moreno Glacier National Park the day before heading off to Estancia Laguna Verde Lodge, blue sky […]

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Jurassic Lake – Home of the giant rainbow

Like many, I had heard about this mythical piece of water a while back, and to the surprise of many, I have never really been motivated to tick the box or add it to my already overflowing list in a bucket. But the stories, the images, the bombardment of youtube clips got the better of […]

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Mavungana Flyfishing River Clinic 2015 – Verlorenkloof

Mavungana Flyfishing recently conducted our annual river clinic and this year it was held at Verlorenkloof Estate which is located on the eastern escarpment slap bang in the middle of the trout triangle of Mpumalanga. Home to 6kms of the upper Crocodile River that at this time of the year (May/June) runs clear, cool and […]

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River Clinic

Last weekend we held our annual Mavungana Flyfishing river clinic, very heavy late rain in March saw the Crocodile river at Verlorenkloof flowing full, high and crystal clear, boasting some of the best water conditions I have ever fished on. The weather was magnificent, with a high pressure stuck above us, daytime temperatures heating the […]

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Underberg’s trophy trout

I decided to take time off work and avoid the madness of the Easter weekend rush in the stores. Myself and a few friends do an annual trip or two to the Skurweberg region of Underberg in the hope of catching the elusive 10 pounder. Over the years, success has varied. Broken rods, drags set too tight, […]

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