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The sun was beating down, the water was warm with good visibility, and flowing at a good level. It was clear, the Bokong was showing off again. With these kind of conditions it was clear that love was in the air, for both the guides and the new guests in camp. What made it more...
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It is pretty simple – sometimes the weather just does not play along. It’s enough to send some anglers spiralling into mild depression, others see it as an opportunity to try different techniques with the chance of being rewarded with a yellowfish or two. Our new group –  Richard, Greg, Panda (Andrew), David, Colin and...
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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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This week we were joined by Gordon van der Spuy, who was hosting two groups with us. The first group saw mostly anglers who had not fished the Bokong previously. A lack of rain, since our return earlier this month, meant that the river had dropped about 2 feet in the last couple
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The last week before the Christmas break saw the arrival of two groups, firstly, John, Pete as well as mother and son combination Veronica and Mike. Although a few were still green to the fly fishing side, the anticipation of hungry yellows got everyone very excited. The first
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We could tell you all about the R600K plus that fly fishing tourism has brought into the Makhangoa Community over the last 18 months.We could tell you about the skills development programs, village employment roster, conservation initiatives, and river rangers project that bring
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Fly fishing guiding is a great leveller and as any fly fishing guide will tell you, you can go from hero to zero in no time at all. No matter how good you are at your job as a fly-fishing guide there will come a time where Mother Nature will make things impossible for you....
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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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Our fifth group of the season had very technical fishing in skinny water and pumping winds, but the fish were obliging and the results were good. Darren and James made the long journey from Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania to take on the yellows of the Lesotho highlands. They were joined by cChappie and his son Nic,...
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