INDOOR EVENTS

1st Tuesday of each month

2 Feb : Welcoming & Fly fishing quiz night

9 Feb : Product presentation…Reel/Venture/Explorer

2 Mar : Natal small streams and river environmental management

9 Mar : Fly tying

6 Apr : Late season tactics for SM yellow by Mark Yelland

13 Apr : John Geils & Simon Gawesworth

4 May : Astrology with Prof David Block

11 May : Fly tying

1 Jun : Tenkara by Craig Thom

8 Jun : Fly tying

OUTDOOR EVENTS

Prearranged dates

19-21 Feb : Sterkfontein
Qwantani or Dennis accommodation – e.g. 4 anglers max/2 on boat, 2 bank angling – midday swop

26-28 Feb : Middelburg Bass
Camping and or day trip

5-7 Mar : Sterkfontein
Qwantani or Dennis accommodation – e.g. 4 anglers max/2 on boat, 2 bank angling – midday swop

13 Mar : Casting Clinic
Resident Casting Instructor

26-29 Mar : Bushmans – Snowflake and or Mooiriver
Alt Wildfly waters

23-25 Apr : Elgro
Max 15 – partners welcome

8 May : Casting Clinic
Resident Casting Instructor

21-24 May : Haenertsburg – stillwaters/river
Club Challenge between JFFC and HTA – partners welcome

18-20 Jun : Schoonspruit falls – stillwater
Trout

FLY TYING EVENINGS

The Club meets every First and Second Tuesday of the month for Technical and Fly Tying Sessions respectively,  7pm

The Jacaranda Fly Fishing Club evenings focus on:

Tips and techniques, tying videos, best practices in tying, new materials and how to use them, special techniques for special materials, recommended books, where to buy what – local vs overseas, advice regarding hooks / threads / vices, tying benches, lighting, storing materials, tying a specific pattern and using new materials.

Guest tiers are invited to tie special flies.

Introduction to fly tying sessions

R35 entrance fee – all materials supplied – please bring own vice, tools and thread. Only arranged on requests.

Introduction fly tying evenings will focus on: Thread basics, pinch loops and bobbin control, ways of attaching different materials, vices – types and functions, tools – basic set vs extended set, dub a thread, dubbing loops, dubbing wax, how to use a bobbin. Whip finishing tools and techniques using hackle, hackle pliers, advice on what glues to use for different materials like deer hair or foam. And much more…