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The Five Essentials of Good Fly Casting – 5 August 2023

August 5, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


We have teamed up with one of our good friends, Andy van der Werff, to bring you a course on The Five Essentials of Good Fly Casting. Apart from being a good companion on the water and next to the campfire, Andy is certified as a casting instructor by the International Federation of Fly Fishers. If you’d like to learn more about Andy, be sure to check out his Fly Casting Coach website.

This course is aimed at all fly anglers, from beginners to more advanced casters, who want to up their casting performance and, so doing, become more efficient fly anglers. This is a highly personalised and comprehensive course that will take you to the next level in fly-casting and improve your fishing results.

All attendees should bring the following along:

  • Your normal/favourite fly-fishing rod, the one you are most comfortable with, and if you have a second rod of 1 to 2 weights up or down, bring that too. Try and stay in the 4 to 7 weight range.
  • Matching reel and matching floating fly line. (A bright colour line is preferred but not essential)
  • Tapered leaders (0x or 1x) of around 9ft long. It will give you the most consistent turnover results. I can supply on the day at an additional cost if required
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Water



August 5, 2023
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Somerset College
Bredell Road
Somerset West,Western Cape7130South Africa


Stream and Sea
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