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Fish The Fly started in 2013 because of the passion the founder, Gareth Roocroft, had for the sport of fly fishing in South Africa. Fish The Fly was the break-away website from the original, Fish The Sea, which covers all sorts of freshwater and saltwater angling facets and techniques. Fish The Fly is more of a specialist website that focuses strictly on the wonderful sport of fly fishing.
Tony RoocroftMy Father, Tony Roocroft, who taught me everything I know about Fly Fishing and life in general. I caught my first freshwater fish on fly with him, my first saltwater fish on fly with him, and my first wild Trout with him, Dad I cannot thank you enough for bringing me into this amazing sport.
Tom SutcliffeYou are a legend and a huge inspiration to me. The way you approach fly fishing and how much you love the sport is an inspiration. If I could be half as good as a fly fisherman you are, I would be honoured. Read our article on Dr. Sutcliffe here.
Gareth GeorgeYour conservation efforts, your passion and your words regarding Fly Fishing have always moved me and I would like to end this page off by quoting something you once said in a TV episode of Wildfly…
“If you can’t catch a fish, the next best thing is to watch a fish being caught, but it’s definitely a second choice”.
Below: My fly fishing inspiration, my father (Tony Roocroft), starting off on a beat of the Bell River, a Rhodes stream…
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