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Lesotho Fishing
Lesotho Fishing Lesotho Fishing: Another week at Makhangoa Community Camp on the picturesque Bokong River has passed, leaving behind a tapestry of memories woven from the interplay of challenging conditions and resilient spirits. Throughout this week, it appeared as though the weather gods had conspired against us, unleashing strong winds that transformed both river and...
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Bokong River Fishing
Bokong River Fishing Bokong River Fishing: This past week at Makhangoa Community Camp in Lesotho presented a medley of challenges and delights. Diminished water levels posed difficulties in luring the yellow fish to dry flies, while the trout awaited cooler temperatures, leaving the river in a state of limbo and making fishing more demanding than...
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Rosehip Cottage
Rosehip Cottage Every year, from mid-December to early January, we eagerly welcome a diverse mix of families and fly fishing enthusiasts to the MCC and Rosehip Cottage. This timeframe conveniently aligns with school holidays, providing the perfect opportunity for families to come together and revel in the offerings of the MCC and Rosehip. Immersed in...
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Makhangoa
Makhangoa With winter approaching its end, things are ramping up for the start of the new season at the Makhangoa Community Camp. With this in mind, Chris King (a new addition to our guides team) and I headed up to Lesotho to do some maintenance, bring along building supplies, and offer our assistance with camp...
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Bokong River Week 6 started off with a medium to high Bokong river running clean and cold. Don and Phil continued their stay with us as new clients filled up camp once more. Phillip Gibson and Fritz Voster joined us from the Cape, Mike and Angela Bader from Mpumalanga, Wills Burger and Gavin Jones, Charles...
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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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