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ONE LINE TO RULE THEM ALL

by Nathan Pahl

If you had to by one fly line and one fly line only, let it be a floating line One of the most common questions we get asked is, ‘what line should I get?’ The answer, of course, will depend on various factors, and the ideal is to have a variety of lines to cover […]

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FLYFISHING PHOTOGRAPHY: 1 THE FUNDAMENTALS

by Mavungana Flyfishing

Flyfishing takes us to some incredible places. Whether it be a local river not far from home or the remote depths of the Amazon Jungle, we’re always surrounded by amazing elements of natural beauty. This and the fact that catch-and-release is standard practice these days, only further motivates the need to have a decent understanding […]

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Trout – back to basics, and beyond

by Nathan Pahl

From Dullstroom town dam’s water levels sitting on 25%, to overflowing within three days; we couldn’t have been happier when we finally got our rain, even though 2019 was just about the latest we’ve ever received it. Dams were low and water temperatures were high – too high. But after a week of rain the […]

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What dad really wants for Father’s Day

by Mavungana Flyfishing

Do whatever it takes to spoil the old man with something off this choice list. (Even if that means nicking his credit card), he’ll thank you after. Patagonia Stealth Atom Sling Bag 7L
 This is the happiest medium for those days on the stream, stillwater or estuary when a vest won’t do and a full […]

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Jurassic Lake – Home of the giant rainbow

by Mavungana Flyfishing

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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An African Summer in Norway

by Mavungana Flyfishing

Every July we head to Norway, Mavungana Flyfishing is very privileged to have exclusive ownership of a couple of weeks at the most beautiful Atlantic Salmon fishing lodge on the planet – Osen Gard. So how did we come to have our bum in the butter to this degree, Mark Taylor who worked for me […]

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Early season on the Zambezi

by Mavungana Flyfishing

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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