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GEAR PREP BASICS

by Rowan Black

There are only so many flies you can tie during this time. So, to get ready for when we are once again allowed out onto the water, here is a quick rundown of some basic maintenance you can do on your gear to make sure it’s in top shape: Fly line loops and braided loops […]

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Tackling up for Peacock Bass

by Mavungana Flyfishing

HARDWARE 9ft 8wt & 9wt fast action fly rods with matching large arbor fly reel Casting over-sized baitfish patterns and pulling fish out of the jungle foliage is no joke. You need a strong fast action rod and reliable large arbor reel to get the job done. We recommend a minimum of 2 rods setup […]

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KNOTS: Our Bimini Twist for backing-to-fly-line SBS

by Mavungana Flyfishing

We trust in this version of the iconic Bimini Twist for backing-to-fly-line connections on our 9 and 12 weights. There are a couple of reasons, firstly: A Bimini Twist tests at 100% breaking strain, so there simply is no stronger knot to connect you fly line to the backing.  Secondly, because it is a loop-to-loop […]

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Dullstroom Fishing Report

by Mavungana Flyfishing

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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Tips and tricks – Tiger season

by Mavungana Flyfishing

Tiger season is around the corner and here are a few tips before the season gets underway. Buff I’m sure most flyfishermen have one of these, great for sun protection, windburn, warmth and keeping your cap on while travelling on the boat.     Finger minder I love using these, as I’m not a huge […]

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