Freshwater Fishing In South Africa ~ By Sean Mills (Book published by Struik in 2000)
Sean Mills is the author of the book "Freshwater Fishing In South Africa" published by Struik New Holland in 2000.
The book is available for purchase at all leading book stores, namely Exclusive Books, www.amazon.com,
www.kalahari.com and CNA. He has been fly fishing for over 25 years and has represented both Western
Province and Boland at national level. He has also written many articles for local magazines and websites.
Ultimate Guide to Fly Fishing Cape Streams ~ With Sean Mills
this DVD, Sean shows you in detail how to catch more and larger trout
on the crystal clear mountain streams of the Western Cape, South
Africa. It is filmed in Sean’s unique style with extensive underwater footage and extreme
close-ups. Also covered in this DVD are the following topics: where to fish, tackle, special casts, locating fish, sight
fishing, flies, tying leaders and how to spot and stalk wild trout. Sean also explains how the rivers are managed and how to
book a beat. How to fish with dry flies, nymphs and soft hackle flies,
streamers and combining various flies are also shown in detail. In
addition, Sean looks at reading water, how to fish pocket water, runs,
glides, targeting larger fish and where to look for them. Sean also identifyiwa
the major stream hatches using extreme close-up footage of caddis, mayflies, midges and stoneflies.
Price R175 [including postage (RSA)]
Fishing The Dry Fly And Dry & Nymph Rig ~ With Sean
this DVD, Sean shows you how to effectively fish dry flies to rising
and non-rising trout in all types of water. Sean also explores the importance of drag free
drifts and special casts to minimize drag and create good drifts for
extended periods, as well as when and how to strike with a surface fly. The fishing is frenetic with wild rainbow trout rising in
gin-clear water. Sean
then explains how to set up a dry fly as an indicator with a small
nymph underneath and also the type of waters where this method
works well. Tackle and leaders are also described and the best dry flies for
this method are shown. Sean then ties several very effective
[including postage (RSA)]
Soft Hackle Flies ~ With Sean Mills
this DVD, Sean shows you how to tie and fish soft hackle wet flies, one
of the oldest and most successful forms of fly fishing. The tackle,
flies and tactics are described in detail as Sean fishes on a crystal
clear mountain stream for wild rainbow trout. Also shown and explained are the following methods: down stream, side on and
upstream, as well as how to fish deep and shallow
water. Leader make-up andhow to fish a team of flies are
The devastating effectiveness of these flies can be seen both when
fished in a hatch andnon-hatch conditions. Sean then ties
several of his most successful soft hackle flies.
Price R175 [ including
Fly Fishing For Smallmouth
Yellowfish In Small Streams ~ With Sean Mills and Mark Krige
this DVD, Sean Mills and Mark Krige, discuss fly fishing for small
stream, smallmouth yellowfish (South Africa’s most popular fly fishing
species). In this DVD you will see
what these fish eat and how they
feed. Upstream nymphing, Czech nymphing, fishing soft hackle flies,
fishing with dry
flies, stalking, tackle and tactics are all covered
in detail in this DVD. Watch yellowfish take dry flies off the top at close range
and witness the effectiveness
of soft hackle and emerging nymphs. The
methods detailed in this DVD will also work on larger river systems
throughout the South Africa.
Price R175 [including postage (RSA)]
Guide to Fly Fishing For Carp ~ With Sean Mills
this DVD, Sean shows you how to locate, hook and land these amazing
on fly. He takes you through location, flies, tackle, technique, sight
fishing (with some very exciting footage), how these fish feed and on
what. Join Sean on an exciting journey as he takes you through the most
successful methods of fishing rivers, lakes and ponds. In
reveals his tactics and flies to catch the finicky grass carp on fly. Carp
grow very large and are amongst the smartest and most powerful of fresh
water fish and they are found all over South Africa, possibly a short
drive from your house. Sean then ties several of his
most successful flies, including the carp fritz, carp SMS and the carp maggot.
R175 [including postage (RSA)]
Saltwater Fly Fishing - The
Western Cape ~ With Sean Mills
this DVD, Sean Mills, Mike Grant and Juan Coetzee, show you in detail
how to target leervis, elf and moonies using a variety of surfaceand
sub-surface flies. The best retrieves, tackle and flies are
shown. There is some vintage footage of a 14 kilogram leervis caught at Sandvlei (at Muizenberg) on
a 6 weight fly rod, as well as footage of leervis, elf and moonies
attacking surface and sub-surface flies. De Mond (at Struisbaai), The
Berg River (at Velddrif)
and Sandvlei (at Muizenberg) feature in this 80
minute DVD. In addition, Sean ties several of his most successful salt
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The Ultimate Guide To Fly Fishing
Cape Streams ~ With Sean Mills
Mills has excelled by delivering one of the best stream fishing videos
I have seen. The narrative is clear and concise with the “how to” tips and tricks
neatly interlaced with practical demonstrations. The viewer is gently guided through each technique
which is clearly explained and
is endorsed with on stream demonstrations.
The video also highlights the breathtaking beauty of the mountains
without it becoming a travelogue. The film is well balanced and evenly
paced, enabling the viewer to keep in touch and in synch with events.
Sean delivers in spades,
a world class production, and it’s doubtful if
a superior film will be made of this particular subject. There is
“race” along the N1 and through the Hugenot Tunnel included in the
which is becoming I should imagine, a sort of hallmark of Sean’s fishing films, as
there is a similar one in the equally good “Salt water fly fishing in
the Western Cape”. This video is every bit as
good and in reality stands head and
shoulders above lots and lots of nternational movies and is a “must
see” for everyone,
and beginner alike, who ventures into the “Kloofs”. My only
that it was not available when I was a tyro angler fishing
those selfsame streams all of 50 plus years
Best Regards, Edward Wilson
“The Ultimate Guide to Fly Fishing Cape Streams” is a DVD by fly fishing
legend, Sean Mills. I purchased a copy of the DVD a couple weeks back
and it arrived yesterday to my excitement. I quickly put it into the player
thoroughly enjoyed 90 minutes of fly fishing action, bundled with hundreds of
tips and tricks! In this DVD, Sean Mills,
shows you in detail how to catch more and bigger
trout on the crystal clear Cape mountain streams of the
Western Cape, South
Africa. Sean films the DVD
in his unique, hands on style with underwater shots and extreme close ups, it really
treat. Sean goes on to explain
where to fish, what tackle to use, how
perform special casts, how to locate fish and also goes into sighting
looking at various flies and how to tie your leaders. A bonus is that he explains
how the rivers are managed and how to go about
getting a membership from the Cape Piscatorial Society, as well as how
a beat. All in all it’s a fantastic DVD, well worth purchasing!
www.flywaters.co.za (Fishing the Western Cape Waters)