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Alan Hobson shares his latest fly inspiration

Posted by Annabelle on Sat July 29, 2017 in Fly fishing.

Alan's such a sucker for punishment! He develops these fantastically realistic flies, and displays them at places like the SA Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Expo in Johannesburg, and then people want to order them...

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FOSAF National AGM - April 2017

Posted by Annabelle on Mon April 17, 2017.

The FOSAF East Cape Chapter and Bankberg Troutfisher's Club will be hosting the FOSAF National AGM at the end of April, and is combining it with a fishing festival. Don't miss out!

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Operation: Rescue Trout

Posted by Annabelle on Sat October 29, 2016 in Fly Fishing for trout.

This last weekend, we decided to mount a rescue mission. With the drought that is gripping South Africa, the rains have been very patchy, with some areas receiving just enough rain to keep the dams filled, but others receiving little if no rain. The Bankberg Troutfishers Club trophy water in the Cradock area unfortunately falls within one of the unlucky areas. So, last weekend, we decided to try to rescue as many fish as possible.

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With a fly rod in "Karoo"

Posted by Soren Rygaard on Mon June 13, 2016 in Fly fishing.

This is an article written by one of our Danish visitors on his experience whilst fishing with Alan as a guide. It's interesting to get a foreigner's view on the things we (almost) take for granted.

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Mountain Dam Madness - Fly Fishing in Somerset East

Posted by Alan on Wed June 10, 2015 in Fly Fishing for trout.

When summer turns to autumn, this change of season provocative; hot days, cold nights, drizzle or gusts of icy winds, and water temperatures that drop dramatically.

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