• Fundamentals of a distance or 'big' mend
    Fundamentals of a distance or 'big' mend
    April 12, 2018
    By Fred Steynberg In many instances whilst fly fishing upstream with a nymph, drag sets in, causing fish, especially the larger and wiser, to refuse the imitation. ...
  • South African stonefly nymph imitations
    South African stonefly nymph imitations
    February 4, 2018
    By Fred Steynberg and Mario Du Preez May flies, and to a lesser extent caddis flies, have over the years dominated the attention of fly dressers in...
  • Stillwater Dead-drift Technique - Part 1
    Stillwater Dead-drift Technique - Part 1
    February 2, 2018
    Understanding the Basic Fundamentals of Stillwater Dead-drift Technique Part 1 By Fred Steynberg An introduction to the stillwater dead-drift techniques A friend of mine from KZN visited for a few...
  • Stillwater Dead-drift Technique – Part 2
    Stillwater Dead-drift Technique – Part 2
    January 28, 2018
    Understanding the Basic Fundamentals of Still Water Dead-drift Technique Part 2 By Fred Steynberg In the previous introduction I hopefully was able to sketch a slight outline of the...
  • Stillwater Dead-drift Technique - Part 3
    Stillwater Dead-drift Technique - Part 3
    January 28, 2018
    Understanding the Basic Fundamentals of Still Water Dead-drift Technique Part 3 By Fred Steynberg Fly Selection When Using the Dead –Drift Technique Southern Africa’s still waters support a vast number...
  • Spiders for Survival
    Spiders for Survival
    June 8, 2017
    By Fred Steynberg Trout, whether alien in our waters or not, have over the past hundred years become an integrated part of our fresh water systems and...