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TAPAS, SUN & FLY-FISHING: SPANISH PYRENEES

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By Ricardo & Adrian from Pyrenees Fly Fishing In northern Spain you can find one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in Europe. With summits of over 3,000 meters there are multiple possibilities for fly-fishing: large-&-medium rivers, mountain streams, lakes and all of them in very close proximity to each other. …

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Cape Vidal, South Africa

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By Warren Deon van Tonder Being fly fishers, we all have that one special place on this big blue ball that owns our fly fishing souls and draws us back time-after-time. Kept mostly under the radar, these places are about so much more than the scaled adversaries that haunt their …

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Featured Destination: Villa Maria Lodge, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

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The wind pumps but so do the fish! Stark, barren & snarling, Tierra del Fuego & the Rio Grande should come with a warning label not dissimilar to that of habanero chilies! Warning: this place is not for the sissies or those with a weak disposition for harsh fly fishing …

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Every string to your bow – Connected by Scientific Anglers

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What we knew for a fact before we departed for the Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina was the following: It was at the end of 26-grueling-hours of traveling from Johannesburg to Sao Paolo, then on to Buenos Aires and then a final leg down to the town of Rio …

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Extreme Exterus Outdoor Development

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Wind tunnel tested by Vagabond Fly Editors’ note: Over the last couple of years we’ve had great success & have superb confidence when fishing Exterus Outdoor Development Apparel. From sun shirts in the Seychelles to comfortable flannel while chasing Tigerfish or Yellowfish on our adventures we have never been disappointed. …

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Orvis® Helios 2 10ft 4-Weight (Tip Flex) & Hyrdos SL II Reel – FINAL Review

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By Vagabond Fly Editors’ Note: This is our third and final instalment in the review of the Orvis® Helios 2 10ft 4-Weight (Tip Flex) & Hyrdos SL II Reel. Refer to these to links in the series: Orvis® Helios 2 10’ 4-weight (Tip Flex) Review – Part 1 Orvis® Hydros SL …

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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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LOOP Evotec Cast Rods – the Fast 8wt & 9wt tested on Tigerfish

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By Vagabond Fly Editors’ Note: In a world of premium rods breaking new ground it is fantastic to see global brands entering the midrange price market with high quality tapers & proper R&D budgets. LOOP Tackle is no different & boy did they come to the party with the CAST …

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