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fly fishing lesotho
The eighth group of the 2016/2017 yellowfish season has a feast at the Makhangoa Community Camp. Butch, Bertus, Anton, Felix, Matt and his nephew Nick joined us for a short, but splendid trip. These fine fellas drove all the way from Tzaneen, the northern tip of South Africa
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2016 was a tough year for many of us and the drought took its toll on all of us, but that is in the past. 2017 is here and we are looking forward to the year with great expectations. The drought seems to be over, in fact we had a little mre rain than we...
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It was an absolute pleasure to have this group of champions back at the Makhangoa Community Camp to end off the year. Chesney, his uncle Peter (Uncs) and cousin, Trevor came up to the hills with their mates, Paul (Spank), Mork and Eugene. On their previous trip to the Bokong there was hardly any water...
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Dylan Oelefse joined us for a few days in the hills to see what all the fuss is about and he was pleasantly surprised by these special fish of the Bokong River. He has never caught yellowfish before so to say that he was keen to get off the mark
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The second group to join us in Lesotho for the yellowsfish season was a mixed bag of interesting and delightful people. Raimer is a lone wolf who took a break from roaming the open ocean and came up to fish with us for a full nine days. and Wills and his wife, Laura, came from
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The sun had already tucked itself behind the hills and dusk was creeping in along with the cold. There was no sign of the guests arriving and the last light had now faded out completely. I was just about to head back and phone the boss when two headlights appeared in the
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Over the last week the fishing in Lesotho was slow, with pressure of the summer drought is taking its toll on this world-class fishery. There is no need to sugar-coat it, conditions are very tough and without some serious changes in the weather, these conditions are unlikely to improve by the end of this season...
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Six members of the Jacaranda Fly Fishing Club namely Paul, Brian, Alfred, Tiaan, Ivann and Nic came fish the Katse Dam in the picturesque Lesotho highlands. Tiaan, Ivann and Nic are also the founding members of an organization called the Barbus Clan; basically a group of keen fly
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As fishermen we are always in the hands of Mother Nature, who can be a cruel mistress sometimes. Point and case being the ongoing drought that is crippling fisheries all over our country and when the elements are against us, there is only one thing left to do. Fish harder!
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It was a weekend bash for Mike and Lawrence who were joined by a second group comprising of Greg and his old man, also Mike, Paul and Mark. As usual our guests couldn’t wait to get on the gin clear water and rods were set up before you could say ‘yellowfish!’ Our first session on
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