• Fresh Water: Fly Shop Faux Pas
Fly fishing for dummies – a beginner’s guide to what not to ask for
in a tackle shop. Ian Couryer reports.
• Fish, Food & Flies: Part V – Miscellaneous Yellowfish
This month, Dionne Crafford and Gerrit Redpath take a look at
the remaining four South African yellowfish species and how best
to target them.
• Balkan on a Budget
Croatia is home to an array of rivers that will make any dry fly
fishermanweak at the knees. And since travelling to and staying
in Croatia is still relatively cheap, there is lots of great dry fly fishing
to be had on a very reasonable budget. Rasmus Ovesen makes
the journey to find out more.
• To Strip or Not to Strip? ...that is the Question
Is one stripping method superior to another? The answer is yes, but
maybe not for the reason you suspect. TCFF Editor PJ Jacobs
explains his approach.
• Chasing Dreams
Fly fishermen are not only great optimists, they also tend to dream
big. Rob Scott travels deep into darkest Africa in search of one
* Luiperdkloof Trout Lodge
With the winter stillwater season upon us, Webber Marais packs
a float tube and heads for a KZN stillwater trout venue.
• Stripping Basket and Line Management
In Part II of preparing you for South African surf-zone fishing, contributor Ben Pretorius discusses the correct use of stripping baskets.
• Species Fly Box: Part III – Smallmouth and Largemouth, Smallscale and Largescale
In this part of our series, Fly-Tying Field Editor Murray Pedder
discusses a fly box full of great patterns for our four most fished-for
• Catch-and-Release: a Licence to Kill?
By Andrew Levy.
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