• Gareth wrote a new post 6 days, 22 hours ago

    TOPS Kamberg Festival 2024 You can’t help but unwind and relax as you arrive at the TOPS Kamberg Trout festival. The magnificent backdrop of the Giant greets you as you d […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 2 weeks ago

    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 w […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 1 month ago

    The Trout Report – TCC2024 Leg 1 There’s always a little trepidation before the official start to the Trout season. With the waters having been rested over the heat of Summer y […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    California Dreaming California Dreaming The Fall, as it’s fondly referred to in the US, is my favourite time to test out new fly patterns. It’s those golden weeks bef […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    Year of the Dragon Everyone has Yellow Fever at the moment and when you see the quality of fish that Sterkies and select sections of the Vaal and Orange […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 10 months ago

    The Last Cast – TCC Final The final of any gathering can often be a tense affair, the urge to win giving rise to a little friction. Which, when fuelled with huge rewards can […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 10 months, 1 week ago

    Fishing Festivities That this event has less to do with fishing and more about celebrating with friends was resoundingly apparent this last weekend. By lunchtime […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 11 months, 3 weeks ago

    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 […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 1 year ago

    TOPS KTF 2023 If you had preordered the weather, it couldn’t have been better. A bite in the air, cold enough waters to entice some feisty Trout and the b […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 1 year ago

    TCC Trophies Trophy is such a relative term, as your average catch might be another angler’s personal best, hence size must also be in the eye of the beholder. B […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 1 year, 1 month ago

    The Trout Report   It’s time to sort out your fly box and check that your Trout gear hasn’t gone walkabout.   As Summer finally gives way to Autumn it he […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 1 year, 7 months ago

    That it was a cold Winter in the Natal midlands few would argue and these sustained sub zero temperatures translated into the fish staying in their uncooperative spawning behaviour beyond the normal few […]

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  • Gareth wrote a new post 1 year, 10 months ago

    We’ve been hunting one animal or another with limited success since we could walk on two legs and chasing down anything that swims as soon as we conquered our fear of water.

    All that has really changed is us s […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 1 year, 11 months ago

    Great casting is simply lost on the fish.

    That isn’t to say that a good cast doesn’t catch Trout, it’s just a reminder that the graceful art of a tight loop presented with pinpoint precision does not alway […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 1 year, 11 months ago

    Mindset might be everything, but I’m no shrink and I’m not going to pretend that the positive laws of attraction are going to get you more fish. But what is proven, is if you fish with confidence, you don […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 1 year, 11 months ago

    A lot of Trout clearly didn’t get the message from Uncle Cyril this last weekend as they kept their distance from the very social advances of the fly fishers.

    The TOPS Corporate Challenge has built its r […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 2 years ago

    In so many cultures it is an official coming of age, demanding that you raise many glasses and toast such a momentous occasion.

    21 years is reason enough to celebrate, but if you add the relaxation of social […]

  • Gareth wrote a new post 2 years, 2 months ago

    The best fishing trips always start by reliving your last adventure and past exploits.
    This invariably takes place around the support of a bar counter at your mates house, enjoying a refreshing beverage.
    As the […]

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