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Mount Kenya- Ragati Rainbows by Jeremy Rochester

Mount Kenya- Ragati Rainbows by Jeremy Rochester

I was recently fortunate to visit the Afro- Montane rain forests of the Ragati Conservancy, with the Wildfly crew. Fishing for Rainbow Trout on the equator was something I was trying to get my head around. The thought of catching trout in these amazing forests with Leopard,...

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The Snatcher- Tied by Keith Falconer

The Snatcher- Tied by Keith Falconer

The Snatcher style fly is very popular fly in Europe and has found its way into fly boxes worldwide. Originally tied to imitate large buzzer pupae on the Scottish lochs where fishing subsurface in the waves is very popular.

Ideally the patterns should be fished as a team...

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LESOTHO PLACE OF DREAMS- by Jeremy Rochester

LESOTHO PLACE OF DREAMS- by Jeremy Rochester

Over the past twenty years I have had the pleasure of travelling to the Kingdom of Lesotho, mostly roughing it along the rivers and staying in the odd back packers. Lesotho has so much to offer, with rivers flowing in almost every valley. My main reason for exploring Lesotho...

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Ivanhoe Flyfishing Fundraiser -September 2016 by Dayle Mack

Ivanhoe Flyfishing Fundraiser -September 2016 by Dayle Mack

It’s always exciting when a private farm offers the opportunity to the public to have a fly fishing compo on their pristine waters in the KZN midlands.

Ivanhoe farm in the Dargle area of KZN opened up their waters on Sunday 11 September 2016 to the general public as a...

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Boston Fly Fishing Festival 2016-by Jeremy Rochester

Boston Fly Fishing Festival 2016-by Jeremy Rochester

Joining the masses at a fly fishing festival can be quite a shock to the system. I joined a team this year to fish the Boston festival that was held in the Natal Midlands in the midst of winter. I arrived at the Boston Country Club a little early, to put up some Xplorer...

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IFTD 2016 ORLANDO USA- by John Geils

IFTD 2016 ORLANDO USA- by John Geils

IFTD 2016- Orlando Florida

Sitting in the Orlando airport, waiting for my next flight, I’m trying to recall how many Fly Tackle Dealer shows I’ve attended since Xplorer started. It’s somewhere in the region of 17 or 18 shows since 1996. I was discussing all the destinations...

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Kosi Lakes- by Jeremy Rochester

Kosi Lakes- by Jeremy Rochester

On a bit of a nostalgia trip Glen and I headed to Kosi Lakes to join Ewan Kyle on a guided adventure.

We made base at the Natal Parks Board chalets nestled in the indigenous forests and settled in for the afternoon getting the tackle rigged and ready. The bird life around the...

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