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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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For their fourth time Dave (Davo), Graeme (G man), John, Umkulu and Pelham made there annual pilgrimage up from Natal to the Bokong valley. Joining them for the first time was John Bredin, who made a worthy addition to the team.
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The 2015/2016 season was one of the best seasons we’ve had in Gabon, and even though that season is in now in the past, it was clear that the first week of the 2016/2017 season picked up exactly where we left off a couple months earlier. In near perfect conditions, the week was
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The Vagabond Fly Mag crew re-visited the Makhangoa Community Camp for a second time this season with a team of anglers from far and wide. It was Craig and Kyle, Dr. Mike and Andrew and Mike with his son Greg that joined Colin Cambell for his crazy adventure
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People say that you learn something new eveyday, especially if you surround yourself with people who are willing to share their wisdom. This was the case with our 9th group this season. Our newly appointed trainee, Brent, and I had the priviledge of guiding a team
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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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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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Pieter Taljaard hosted the first Vagabond Fly Mag trip of the season. It was a proper full house as we had eight rabid fly anglers in the camp. Dave (Davo) and his mate patric (Trev) had fished with us before on several occasions and it was a treat to welcome them back.
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