Dullstroom – Flyfishing casting instructions and guiding

Whether you have never picked up a fly rod in your life before, and are off trout fishing, we can help you have a lot of fun with a fly rod in Dullstroom

FFF Safaris can offer you everything from an introductory lesson on the grass or pond in Dullstroom, through to corporate tuition for groups for a full day. We tailor-make our lessons to suit you.

If you are weekending in Dullstroom, we can, in addition, get you onto some exclusive day waters, and improve your knowledge on entomology, flies, the dynamics of the double haul, retrieve techniques and fine-tune your casting. It’s simple if you want to learn, get in touch, and we will make it happen.

Gerhard will help you to hone your skills to try to fool the wily trout, black bass or carp that don’t often fall for the more commercialized fly patterns.

The area around Dullstroom offers pristine fly fishing on the Escarpment of Mpumalanga.

Take full advantage of the opportunities, whether you are an experienced fly fisher or novice, the day will be structured to suit your individual needs.

Guiding costs

The cost of daily guided fly fishing would vary depending on the number of fishermen, and whether this would be a full day or half-day guided excursion.

An observer fee is charged for additional persons that accompany the fisherman, which would include lunch on a full day, or snacks on a half-day experience.

What to expect from the guiding

A guided excursion typically takes either a half-day or full-day.  If Gerhard is taking you fishing for a half-day, snacks and a couple of soft drinks are included.  The full-day includes lunch as well as a couple of soft drinks or water.  You’re welcome to bring your own fly fishing tackle (please don’t forget your waders!) but if you don’t have the tackle, don’t worry, Gerhard will provide it for you.

Gerhard will take you to the waters in the Dullstroom area, brief you on what to expect, where to fish, and help you set up your tackle. 

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Gerhard will also give you a better understanding of the local habitat, entomology and fish behavior, and make sure you’re in the most promising position to try to achieve success!

If you would like to bring your own fly box, you’re welcome to, but don’t worry, Gerhard has some amazing flies, developed specifically for the Dullstroom area, although they catch fish all over the world.  He will also show you how to construct your leader according to the conditions and techniques that you will be fishing.

Enquire Here

Terms and Conditions:

Please complete the inquiry form and we will forward you a quotation and requested information.

Waiver of Liability

FFF Safaris and its guides will endeavor to make your experience as safe and enjoyable as they are able but can accept no responsibility for any injury sustained during any of our tours.

FFF Safaris cannot accept responsibility for loss of or damage to any personal property.

Adequate Medical and personal Insurance is highly recommended for travel whilst on tour.

The Client hereby acknowledges that the activities of fishing can involve inherent risks, and participates willingly with that knowledge. These risks can result in major injury or death. Furthermore, the Client hereby certifies that they are appropriately medically fit to participate in fishing activities.

Any medical conditions must be made known.

Payment Agreement

Deposit upon Booking

A 25% deposit is required to confirm your dates and initial bookings.

(Should you be traveling within 30 days of booking this deposit falls away and full payment is due.)

The deposit in advance is for purposes of booking arrangements, guide bookings, and other incidentals.


The Balance payment of 75% is due 30 days prior to your starting tour date.

Should accommodation venues require full payment prior to this, we will advise regarding any amendments to payment requirements.

Cancellation / Rescheduling

Should a client cancel the tour within 2 weeks (14 days) of the first date of the tour, a minimum fee of 25% will be retained as non-refundable.

Any accommodation venue cancellation fees and rulings are over & above this and will be advised on request.

Should the guide cancel any part of the tour due to weather or other circumstances beyond his control and the client fails to reschedule the event, a minimum fee of 25% will be retained as non-refundable.







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