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Who would have thought that a group of septuagenarians could compete for the group of guests with the most gees for the Bokong season? They arrived in camp full of smiles, introducing themselves by their schoolyard nicknames and immediately began setting up rods for a quick late-afternoon and evening session in the sparkling clean water...
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“Davieeee, howzit boet, listen here, how is the river looking right now?”, screeches my phone with the war cry of an impending visit from the feather mechanic. “Bru, it’s flippen insane right now. There are more fish here than rocks”, I send back. And so began 5 days of some of the best fishing I...
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Gin-clear water. Sight-fishing. Dry fly heaven. These are terms familiar to anyone who regularly fishes the Bokong but are in complete contrast to the challenging conditions we have had for the last few days. A more accurate description of the last few days here would include terms like “monsoon”, “sludge” and “chocolate”. So what do...
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The Lesotho highlands are a very far cry from the Miombo Woodlands of Zambia and Zimbabwe, and so the wilderness-hardened Southern African guests arrived with slack-jawed, breathless cries of “Mushe!” which I believe is Zimbabwean for “hectic”, “aweh” or “lekker!”. Unfortunately, they also arrived to a river that was completely brown after a serious overnight...
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After a long day of tackling Lesotho’s excruciating slopes and windy roads dotted with livestock, the guests finally made it into camp with enough time to fish an afternoon session. Between unpacking, setting up rods, and sorting out last minute tackle, one could sense the anticipation to get out onto the water and finally see...
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Indifly Funds Makhangoa Solar Project  Indigenous community in Africa gets electricity for the first time. SAINT PAUL, Minn. (May 19, 2021) — Indifly is pleased to announce the Makhangoa Solar Project — a recent initiative that brought electricity to the Makhangoa Community Camp in Lesotho (Africa). Last year Indifly created a social impact fund to provide...
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The beginning of May saw our last group of guests for the Makhangoa Community Camp season 20/21 arrive in camp. The LHDA(Lesotho Highlands Development Authority) have been pumping water out of Katse dam to South Africa at a rapid pace, and the dam level dropped by a meter and a half within the space of...
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Our first self-catered group arrived at camp full of festivities and laughter. Some of the guys were eager to get onto the water with their float tubes immediately, while the rest decided to sit back and enjoyed the scenery with a cold Maluti beer and ease into the weekend’s fishing. The anglers who went out, were...
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Today marked another stationary donation to the Makhangoa community school. It is incredible to see all the kids back at school now, which only started on the 6th of April 2021. The kids have been without an education for over a year due to covid 19, the reason being that remote rural schools such as...
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The Makhangoa Community were awaiting in anticipation and excitement as the solar project team rolled into camp. They would be setting up solar panel systems in the village for every family, proudly funded by Indifly. The guys immediately set out to the village and took a quick walk through on the first afternoon, getting an...
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