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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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capitaine
Capitaine We were super excited to welcome our second group of the 2023 season to Gassa Camp. This group consisted of two South Africans (Chris and Pete) and an Aussie (Alex). Spirits were very high, and bags were haphazardly thrown into tents while the 12wt tackle was assembled for the first evening of fishing for...
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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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Considered just as a singular entity the Faro River is an incredible resource of integrity and complexity. A marvellous, pretty and extremely productive river that demands attention and protection. Taken in the context of its role in the ecology of a massive wilderness tract, it goes far beyond the realm of being quantified. It is...
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Words from the angler : I am not a lucky fisherman, but on this evening, for once, Murphy was not on the fish’s side. Just after I hooked the fish it ran under a ledge against the rock wall where I was standing, and continued to run and run and run. Nothing that I nor...
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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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Click the audio link to listen to this weeks audio blog with Stu, Greg and Keith.
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faro river 100 pounders club african-waters-cast-connect-conserve-updates-on-location-deeply-committed-to-conservation-boutique-fishing-camps-africa fishing blog
Words from the angler : It being my second time fishing the Faro myself, I would be lying if I said I didn’t want a ‘big one’. With my wounds still very fresh from a mystery sized fish that I had hooked further upstream a little earlier in the season. I was completely
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