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Fly Casting

April 15, 2023 @ 08:30 - 13:00

When on the water… your casting abilities should not be your limitation.

The more you practice the luckier you get!

If you haven’t casted for a while or are new to flyfishing, come and join us in a casting practice session on 15 April at the Baseball field in Valhalla. 08h30 for 09h00-13h00RSVP by COB 12 April please. Numbers are limited.

This is also a great opportunity to meet and greet if you are a newcomer to the club.

It will be mainly a newbie/beginner/refresher.   A Good opportunity to enforce the Basics of Casting as casting errors usually have their origins in the basics… fix from the ground up!

Proposed program for the day:

  1. Rig up and warmup 08h30
  2. Safety brief: 09h00
  3. 3 x1 hr sessions of instruction and practice
    • How to make a loop.
    • 5 Essentials, Pick Up and Laydown(PULD), Roll cast
    • Increase line length/distance, error correction.
  4. Braai: 12h00 + see the most famous Boerewors Roll Cast demonstration.   Serias fun!


  • Please note that this is a group casting clinic and individual one-on-one time may be limited.  Your patience and understanding in this regard is appreciated.
  • As a club, members we have the opportunity to learn from each other.  If you have some particular skill…please share.
  • One-on-one lessons can be booked with the instructors by separate arrangement.
  • Be punctual as exercises builds on each other.
  • No flies please.  Remember your windbreaker, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and something to drink and snack.
  • The casting instructors are not necessarily better casters than you but are trained in observing, identifying and correcting common casting mistakes to improve your casting experience.
  • Observers are welcome.
  • There is plenty of time after the formal sessions to cast on your own, try out new tackle, ask questions etc.
  • The casting clinic is run by volunteers and the instructors runs on liquid refreshments!

The cost of the clinic is free for club members. Non-members pays R200.00 but will only be allowed if there is space available.


April 15, 2023
08:30 - 13:00
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Leslie Thiart
+27 82 652 6319


Valhalla Baseball and Softball Club
11 Broadway N, Valhalla
Centurion, Gauteng 0185 South Africa
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