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Wild Camping
Wild Camping The Wild Camping Scene: The sun inches its way towards the tree line, casting an eerie orange glow through the Harmattan haze. Soon the landscape will come alive with the sounds of strange birds and animals, relieved that the relentless heat is giving way to the cool of night. On the beach, the...
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Barb Fishing
Barb Fishing Barb Fishing: After a few long days of travel and some Camair Co flight delays, the chaps’ attitudes were, credit to them, higher than most would have been after such delays. We were joined in camp by James Henry from South Africa and Alisdair Grassie from Tanzania. Though two individual guests, after just...
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Nile Perch Fishing
Nile Perch Fishing The 2024 Nile Perch Fishing season at Gassa Camp has commenced, and we’ve hit the ground running. After two weeks of hot and sweaty camp construction, what initially stood as the remnants of last season’s camp on the banks of the Faro River has undergone a remarkable transformation. The guides, alongside our...
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Faro river
Faro River Catching fish on the surface has always held a special place in the hearts of fly fishermen, especially on the Faro River. It is ingrained in the culture to the extent that it is not uncommon to find streams where only dry flies are permitted. With that in mind, you can imagine the...
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Nile Perch
Nile Perch With Gassa Camp, once again built in in the shade of the riverine forest on the banks of the pristine Faro River, we were excited to welcome the first group of the Nile Perch season. A group consisting of Brian Gies,  accompanying husband and wife duo Brian and Pamela from the USA and another...
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By the time the last week rolled around, I think we were feeling as ready as we had at any point in the season. We had continued to improve our fly camp to the point where it was a well oiled machine, we had had a chance to really rest up and prepare ourselves and...
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Words from the angler: Myself, Ed Truter and two guests were busy with the 2nd of two exploratory missions in early 2018. The January trip had been a success with 3 fish over the 100cm landed, but we had to go back at what we felt was the tail end of the prime season, to...
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