Join Mavungana Flyfishing for the quintessential river fishing trip to the exclusive Zulu Waters Estate. Set in the foothills of the Drakensburg and boasting 15 kms of Bushmans river on a 7000 acre estate, Zulu Waters is a game rich private retreat that has world class fishing for trophy brown and rainbow trout as well as the indigenous yellowfish.
It is not only the pride of the Natal Midlands with its highly sought after wild browns of the lower Bushmans River but the unique however unproven theory that big mature browns can drop back into the Wagendrift dam, overwinter and then move back onto the river hence the lower section producing by far the biggest browns of the entire river and arguably the country! Add to this the opportunity to fish for the indigenous Natal Scaley Yellowfish and you have a water that is very unique.
These trips will be completely exclusive and Mavungana Flyfishing guests will have the river and estate to themselves with plenty of elbow room. Luxury accommodations, gourmet 3 course meals and your own personal african vistas coupled with exceptional fishing will ensure only the best time will be had.
Days will consist of a civilised rise to a cooked breakfast, allowing for the sun to light the valley up and get the insects stirred while also aiding in spotting feeding fish. After spending the morning on the river, a gourmet picnic style lunch will be served down under a shady thatch at the picturesque river camp. Enjoy some time on the banks relaxing before getting back out and fishing the afternoon and evening rise and then head back to your lodging for the evening to a 3 course dinner.
Meals are an impressive culinary experience with fresh vegetables produced on the farm and organic venison dishes, grown, hunted and prepared on site by your own personal chef.
Fishing is mainly upstream dry fly and nymph fishing under the supervision of a Mavungana Flyfishing Guide and the full-time professional hunter and flyfishing guide Anton Martyn from the estate. Groups are intimate and limited to six guests.
For a detailed equipment list and directions to the lodge, please feel free to contact us.
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