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2018-07-16

Tool caddies

Tool caddies are just about in the same league as stripping baskets. [Read More…]

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On the light side of life

I thought the summer season of 2017/18 will forever be the hardest year of salt water fly fishing on the Western Cape.  Blanked on Cob, Cape Salmon and Yellowtail. [Read More…]

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2018-07-15

SA’s favorite stripping basket revived

The shopping basket with bungee cord and silicone nozzle has been around since the beginning of saltwater fly fishing in South Africa and still is a stock favourite among the salties as a stripping basket.  It’s got a lot going for it.  Easy to get hold of, not expensive, strong and robust.  Considering it’s size, it’s very light.  On a weight to volume ratio there is nothing out there that can beat it.  That is way it is still no 1.  

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With the inspiration from Conrad Botes’ system, I started designing around the shopping basket with gusto.  By having removable cones one can use the stripping basket as a normal basket again. [Read More…]

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