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SBS – TUSCAN BUNNY FOR LARGEMOUTH YELLOWS

Originally designed by Drew Chicone, for Tarpon and Snoek, we’ve been using it on our Orange River drift trips for years to great success on Largemouth Yellows. It’s also a great pattern for Bass and we have it on good authority that some of the estuary experts tie versions for kob and garrick. Rowan Black […]

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4 TIPS TO BECOMING A MORE EFFICIENT FLY-TYER

“As a flyfishing guide, I often used to sit at my fly tying desk before a trip and before I know it, I’m battling to find materials, scissors, beads and the like,” says guide Rowan Black. According to Rowan, he used to sit down at the vise and start with one pattern only to find […]

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5 things NOT to take on an Orange River drift

The swansong of the iconic Orange River is undoubtedly the last section before it flows into the Atlantic. There where it  runs like a lifeblood artery through the remote Richtersveld National Park. These lower reaches are the land of the Largemouth and Smallmouth Yellowfish. It is this remote section where we run our drifts. The […]

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