Putting the #3 Guides series to the test

Having seen Iain putting his 00 through its paces and assisting by netting it, John soon got into a decent stream fish of his own. Seen here with the Pro Angler #3wt and some weight on another good wild brown trout. Iain is patiently waiting to return the net favour as soon as John has … Continue reading Putting the #3 Guides series to the test

Opportunist out done by ‘Presentation’

I refer to the last story of John and his early PB ‘hopper success. On landing his wild brown trout, John and Jan decided to have it for dinner so I proceeded to clean it, only to have a couple of unusual things happen — first when taking the chance to examine the fish’s recent … Continue reading Opportunist out done by ‘Presentation’

First up PB success

We thought the grasshoppers were out early last season in early January in 2007, well this past November, guess what? Ye,p the Pink Bum ‘hopper took its first wild brown for 07/08 season courtesy of John. Really amazing how early things are getting in the trout’s food chain these days. John and wife Jan booked … Continue reading First up PB success

‘Lack of fishmanship’

Although Ernst is a repeat Red Tagger who loves his fly fishing, he was very keen for his wife, Vanessa, to try it out as he thought they could enjoy the beautifull scenery and tranquility that goes with it. To this end, Ernst planned a four day tour with Vanessa joining us as a beginner, … Continue reading ‘Lack of fishmanship’