Hotels are full of magic moment, memories and madness. Perhaps even more so in our sunny South Africa. Staff members from our seven hotels and four spas in the Guvon Hotels & Spas group share their experiences and news.
“Three-fourths of the Earth’s surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn.” ~ Chuck Clark
On 1 March the Kloofzicht Lodge flyfishing High season commences and we invite all levels of flyfishers to visit Kloofzicht Lodge in Muldersdrift for a day of fun or serious fishing, depending on your level of experience.
“An iridescent hook whizzed past my right cheek as it sailed a few metres over a small dam. Chased by startled gasps and a rapidly unfurling line once it hit the water, this fly’s sole purpose is to seduce one of the fish lurking below into taking a nibble.
However, a first big toe dipped into the enigmatic waters of fly fishing would teach me that a fish requires more than a colourful hook lobbed into the water.
As my instructor put it, “Think about fly fishing as war”, and the stakes are your life or a full stomach…”
Yolisa Mkele of The Times wrote a beautiful article of his a first try at fly fishing, at Kloofzicht Lodge. If you love a good read and a chuckle, read on by clicking this link!