What to expect from a Richtersveld drift
“We were arrested by the quality of the light. With little water vapour in the air, the sun burns close and clean and pure, affording the Richtersveld an unaccustomed brightness, a dazzling array of colour,” writes William Dicey in his book ‘Borderline’ of the remote Richtersveld. Few describe this region more accurately.
We have been flyfishing the Orange River for many years. Like any river in the world, the most remote reaches & those protected by a National Park are the waters that beckon. We have had custom-built inflatable rafts made and partnered with SA’s longest standing rafting company. An experienced flyfishing guide will row while a logistics team heads downstream with all provisions and non-fishing related gear. All you have to do, is fish for those special yellows.
We won’t bother with too many more words, thinking of an Orange River drift trip in 2020, here’s what to look forward to: