How my dream fish became a reality.

How my dream fish became a reality.

How my dream fish became a reality. Well, it was just like any other day Nic Isabelle and I fished the Vaal for Largies, alarm sounds at 3am cars packed and we off to the river. We are usually there before first light in anticipation of some big fish rolling and maybe...
Largie Toad: Fly of the month September 2017

Largie Toad: Fly of the month September 2017

By Gerrit Viljoen How to fish this fly in rivers The complete fly tying instruction of this fly can be found here. This fly is designed for Largemouth Yellowfish but can be used for other species too. Trophy Smallmouth Yellowfish loves this fly tied on a #6 Stinger...
My first 20lber Largemouth Yellowfish on fly

My first 20lber Largemouth Yellowfish on fly

By Gerrit Viljoen (April 2013) On a recent outing I managed to land my first 20 pounder Largemouth Yellowfish on fly and all I can say is boy everything about it was epic! It was nearing 4pm in the afternoon and I made up my mind that I would continue fishing for...
The Largie Toad fly – A legend in the making!

The Largie Toad fly – A legend in the making!

By Gerrit Viljoen Photos by Ben Viljoen Photography The Largie Toad (“Largie” is short for Largemouth Yellowfish) was created by Gerrit Viljoen, owner of Gerrit Viljoen Fly-fishing Guided Services to target the once elusive Largemouth Yellowfish. The fly is a weighted...