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Eastern Free State Not only is it a poor time for trout fishing in our corner of the Free State due to high temperatures, but the Klein Caledon is muddy and far too high and even the Ash River is discoloured which seldom happens. Most of our dams are also off-colour. We are planning a trip to Lesotho in a week’s time where the waters are clearer and cooler but the covid tests required for border crossing are proving problematic...

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Trout - East Free State & Lesotho

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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