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review by Ken Quick Mouche Competition Barbless Hooks

Mouche Competition Barbless Hooks review by Ken Quick I recently received samples of the much anticipated Mouche Competition Barbless Hooks and immediately tied a few fies on them. I used them on the Vaal and Crocodile rivers, and I love them! I landed a lot of Smallmouth Yellowfish and Mudfish on the Vaal and some […]

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Mouche Competition Barbless Hooks

Tired of paying too much for good quality barbless hooks I embarked on an extensive search and now carry the Mouche Barbless Competition hooks – unbelievable value at R 45.00 per pack of 25. There are 67 sizes and types to choose from. You can see the full range and purchase them here. Before I […]

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Urban Flyfishers trip to Sterkfontein Dam with Mark Yelland and Dennis de Klerk

Sterkfontein Dam dates

Mark and I have earmarked the following weekends in 2014/15 for trips to Sterkfontein, hosted as ever by Dennis and Zelda de Klerk. These dates for Sterkfontein have been carefully selected by Mark to maximize the fishing and the weather. 5th to 7th December 2014 2nd to 4th January 2015 16th to 18th January 2015 […]

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Mark Yelland with a typical slab of Sterkfontein GOLD

Mark Yelland’s Sterkfontein Dam Report

Having just returned from Sterkfontein guiding a young husband and wife team, I can report that the dam is fishing exceptionally well, with fish in mint condition, and it astounds me that the fish come through winter in peak condition despite it being one of the coldest winters in more than 25 years. The area […]

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Mark Yelland Small Mouth Yellowfish on dry fly

Mark Yelland’s Vaal River Report

As I pen this report the rain is steadily falling with a lot more predicted, the river has fished exceptionally well since early September, with fly fishers making some exceptional catches with fish up 4.6kg’s ( 10.12 pounds ) being caught mainly on nymphs, however some good small mouth were also caught on dry flies. […]

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Tying the perfect knot

Tips to Tying Better Knots a.k.a Tying the perfect knot

Knot tying – is tying the perfect knot at all possible? On May the first I participated in the Oxbow Estates May Day competition. After the event during the various post-mortems I listened to, one common theme became apparent, the number of fish lost due to snapping off at the knot. I decided that sharing […]

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