Trout Report – TCC Leg 3

Trout Report – TCC Leg 3

956 Trout was the final tally for the qualifying legs of the TOPS Corporate Challenge, giving entrants from all around South Africa plenty to celebrate. The 3rd Leg of  TCC was one for it’s  history books, with the enthusiasts attending who had never caught a fish before, nearly outnumbering the returning faithful, a testament to it’s reputation for festivities. As you’re reminded of at every gathering, this event has far less to do with fishing […]

Trout Report – Betwixt and Between

Trout Report – Betwixt and Between

Of the many excuses we invent as to why we don’t convert our casts, few hold as much water as those that account for simple biology. Time with a rod in hand gives us perspective of fish behavior, but changing what we do, that has in days past worked, is easier said than done. It’s why,  ‘which fly is working’ is  almost a direct result of how often we throw that pattern. It’s what makes […]

TCC Leg 2

TCC Leg 2

There are many factors that make a for great fly fishing event and surprisingly most of them do not revolve around the fishing. But if the Trout fail to make an appearance the atmosphere after a long day on the water can get a little frosty. Fortunately with the balmy weather playing it’s role, at the 2nd leg of the TOPS Corporate Challenge, the Trout came out to play, giving all the festive ingredients of […]