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High water and our two weeks on the Zambezi

Well upon arrival I knew something was up – literally the boats loading our luggage on the Chobe River opposite Botswana Immigration were in a totally different spot to where they usually are at the same time every year.   Upon arrival at the lodge, it clearly was a very different animal, water well up […]

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Early season on the Zambezi

We had clients from Italy wanting to do a Tiger fishing trip, unfortunately, the only time they could do it was the first week in June.  A little early in the season as we know, the water is still very high this time of year.   We arrived at Ichingo Lodge in the early afternoon, […]

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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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Tips and tricks

Mavungana’s Tip of the month… After a few hours on the water, most anglers sunglasses push against the side of their head. Mavungana’s solution: Place the arms of the sunglasses over the side of the cap.

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Easter in Dullstroom

I spent the last 10 days in Dullstroom, managing to fish and guide on some of our private waters in and around town. Early in my stay, there was a strong and cold easterly wind, which died down early in the week and settled and stabilized for the rest of my stay. The fishing: Millstream […]

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Norway Pre-Season 2014

Norway Pre Season 2014 So the season is fast approaching, in fact, only a month before the famous ships bell at Osen Gard echoes out 12 times at midnight before 8 excited fly anglers tear towards the Osen´s magical pools.  2013 was another superb season, and so we are anxiously excited to see what 2014 […]

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Sterkies season

With the growing popularity of Sterkfontein, increasing rod pressure is making an already fickle fishery more changeling. At the foot of the Drakensberg inclement weather can also dash the dreams of hopeful anglers. We conducted over six guided weekends this summer some were outstanding, some saw us looking out over the dam and thinking we were on the North […]

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