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The rivers. The rivers are now closed until September 1 and at last Bains Kloof Pass has reopened so hopefully, we will see more rods on the Witte River. The main winter rains arrived very late but with heavy downpours towards the end of May shortly before the closing of the season. If we have a repeat of the last 2 years with above average and late rains, we should be in for a good season when the rivers open again. Lakenvlei The dam is standing at 82% and should rise even further as the winter progresses...

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Trout - Western Cape

FEDERATION OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN FLYFISHERS

In 1985/1986, a group of flyfishers in the Eastern and Western Cape became very concerned about developments in the sport of flyfishing in the then Cape Province. It was clear that the Cape Department of Nature Conservation wanted to deregulate the Trout Fishing Ordinance but no consultation or discussion was held with flyfishing clubs or individuals. Concerned flyfishers met and the Federation of Southern African Flyfishers (FOSAF) was formed on 1 March 1986 at the Eagles Ridge Hotel, Stutterheim.

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As a federation FOSAF is interested in the wellbeing of all facets of fly fishing in the country. Guiding is no exception. We have added this section to our website to provide guidance to those of you who would like to take up guiding or guide training at a professional level.

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Development & Youth

As a federation FOSAF is interested in the wellbeing of all facets of fly fishing in the country. Guiding is no exception. We have added this section to our website to provide guidance to those of you who would like to take up guiding or guide training at a professional level.

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Flyfishing Reports

FOSAF encourages fly fishing for almost all fishes but focuses primarily on Trout, Yellowfish and Saltwater species. Our correspondents in key flyfishing areas in the country submit monthly reports on angling conditions for these groups of fishes.

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Environmental Issues

FOSAF is concerned about the rampant pollution of our waterways as well as the legislation that government has introduced, or which is under consideration. FOSAF is either taking action directly or has joined forces with environmental NGO's and like-minded bodies to counter these threats to your fishing.

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Latest News

As is the case with the environmental issues and legislation which affects your fishing FOSAF endeavours to keep you appraised and up to date with all the news pertaining to our sport.

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