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BOKONG RIVER – A Guide’s Perspective

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By Vagabond Fly Planning, expenses, spousal navigation and days’ worth of fly-tying are just some of the challenges that go into any fly fishing trip. Once there all the preparation dissolves not unlike an effervescent tablet and you are left to take in the scenery, the fishing and revel in …

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JOU HERITAGE – DIT IS SO AWESOME DAT RSA SO GOEIE NAAM IN DIE INDUSTRIE HET!

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Deur Christiaan Pretorius And now for the English version…  YOUR HERITAGE – IT IS AWESOME THAT RSA HAS SUCH A GOOD NAME IN THE INDUSTRY By Christiaan Pretorius Editors’ Note: Christiaan deserves everything that is coming to him – guiding international destinations, managing far-flung lodges in tropical destinations and the support …

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MAKHANGOA COMMUNITY CAMP REPORT BACK V1.0 – Dec 2016

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By Vagabond Fly Editor’s Note: This is our third trip to this world-class fishery and each trip has been as unique and memorable as those before it. This is the report of trip 1 of 2 for the season hosted by Vagabond Fly’s Pieter Taljaard. The music was loud enough …

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Christmas Gift Ideas

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A guide to the perfect fly fishing gift In a world of complicated jargon & mounds of gear matched to brands you’ve never heard of; how do you choose the perfect gift for the fly fisher in your life? Some have it all & can be difficult to buy for, …

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PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS: STEVE OOI

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By Vagabond Fly Our next article in the Photography Tips series introduces you to Steve Ooi from Fin Ripple Media – it is by no means a subtle ‘how do you do’ introduction and one that will make you drool for the rest of the week thinking about all things …

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The Hairiest Event of the year

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VagaFide 2016 Movember Feedback If you missed the VagaFide2016 Movember event at Copperlake Breweries you missed out! How can we report back on an evening that managed to raise R4000, give away over R15000 worth of prizes & involved custom craft beer & burgers consumed around a beer pong table …

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HIGH & DRY

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By Jade Dos Santos Straight from a freezing European winter, into a scorching Southern Africa drought. The drive up from Cape Town to Lady Grey went quickly, cruising up the N1, time ticking by like the different flora biomes from Fynbos, to Karoo bush, to the grassy highlands of the …

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