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As fly anglers we are constantly setting goals for ourselves. Normally we begin with the usual challenge of learning to cast, followed by trying to catch a fish, and then tying your own flies(In whichever order). Conquering these goals keeps us interested and longing for more.One example would be Gordon van der Spuy. He is...
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One of the greatest challenges of fly fishing is making the most of the conditions on the day. Sometimes it’s easy, other-times you need to dig deep into your skillset, flybox, and patience to get those fish into the net. Recently the Bokong tested the resolve of angler and guide alike, after a few days of...
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I can’t believe what I have just experienced this week, this is my first season on the Bokong, and I was completely blown away!After the last big rains, the river cleared and was slowly dropping. Along with some great sunny days, the water temperature was slowly rising, getting the yellows fired up. Russel De La...
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After a few good days of rain and a blown out river, returning MCC guests, Nish and Dale, bought along David and Reinhard, arriving in camp with big smiles and high hopes for the next few days of fishing in the Lesotho highlands. The Bokong was still murky and high, so the decision was made...
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After a quick break for Christmas and New Year, we anxiously made our way back up the ‘hill’ and into Lesotho not sure what the start of 2020 will hold in store. When we had left, a few weeks earlier, the river was finally showing some potential, with a few yellows moving into the Bokong...
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Bill with an unexpected brown, always a welcoming treat.Blue jackets and Bokong yellows.Keep them wet, angler and fish!Don enjoying the views from the top of Vodacom ridge.Mountains upon mountains. The upper reaches of the Bokong River.When blisters become a problem, walk
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It takes a driven man to return to Lesotho with his wife and little boy in order to chase a Bokong Brown in the short space of three nights. Stu Rawlinson was that man. He was part of the first group of the season and it was a great trip except for the illusion of...
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This week marked the first trek with guests to the higher section of the Bokong for the season. It would be the first time a lot of the fish have seen a fly in almost a year as we headed up higher than Brent and I did. We were lucky enough to be joined by...
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Due to an unforeseen gap in our schedule, us guides were encouraged to do some exploring of new water as well as going twenty plus kilometers up river in order to prepare for the upcoming treks. We didn’t need to be asked twice as we do not get too many opportunities to fish
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This week we were joined in the Kingdom of the Sky by returning guests Nishan and Dale, who also brought along his brother Jethro. They were joined by another returning guest from the States, Brian, who has had the privilege to fish pretty much every bucketlist destination in the
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