Gerhard Laubscher

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Gerhard Laubscher – CEO & Guide Gerhard has been fly fishing since the age of 13. After finishing school in 1994 he guided and managed a small fly tackle shop in Dullstroom, before heading off to the University of Pretoria where he studied information science, psychology and publishing. After graduating, Gerhard decided to pursue his passion … Continue Reading »

Ryan Hammond

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Ryan Hammond – Operations Director & Guide Ryan has 17 years of fly fishing experience, having fished and guided in some of the most remote destinations in Africa and the Indian Ocean. After receiving his Bachelors in Journalism he decided to take up guiding full time, a path which eventually led to him joining the FlyCastaway … Continue Reading »

Dirk Ackerman

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Dirk Ackerman – Chairman An ardent conservationist, Dirk is not only our trusted advisor but also the chairman of the Endangered Wildlife Trust who campaigns for the protection of our indigenous fish species, catchments areas, wetlands and waterways. Dirk has been privileged to angle for a huge variety of species ranging from Bonefish to Mahseer. He … Continue Reading »

Tim Babich

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Tim Babich – Guide Fishing has been Tim’s life long passion, it all starting when his father exposed him to fly fishing at a very tender age. Subsequently Tim has achieved numerous fly fishing qualification including REFFIS (UK) and THETA (South Africa) before joining the FlyCastaway team in 2006. Apart from his extensive all round angling … Continue Reading »

Matthieu Cosson – Head Guide

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Matthieu found his way from France to the Seychelles in April 2006 when he received a text message from a friend from Belgium, asking him to guide some of his mates on a trip to Cosmoledo. Before that, he had moved to Brittany in 2004, after quitting his job as a pharmaceuticals expert in Lorraine, … Continue Reading »

Corin Smith

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Corin Smith – Guide Corin has a broad range of fly fishing experience in both fresh and saltwater. He has fished many locations around the world including, the Florida Keys, Scotland, England, Wales, France, Spain, USA, Canada, Cuba, Australia, New Caledonia, Xmas Island, Seychelles, Angola, South Africa and others. He is a passionate fly caster be … Continue Reading »

Bismarck Moyo

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Bismarck Moyo – Tackle Manager and Fly Tier Bismark or ‘Biz’ as he is affectionately known has been a member of the FlyCastaway team since 2008. ‘Biz’ fulfils a range of vital roles here at our offices in Johannesburg, including managing the servicing and maintenance of all our tackle and the second member of our commercial … Continue Reading »

Alfred Chiwaya

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Alfred Chiwaya – Head Fly Tier Since joining us in 2009, Alfred has quickly become a popular member of the FlyCastaway team. He is our Head Fly Tier and has allowed us to consistently offer clients undoubtedly some of the most cutting edge fly patterns available on the market. His attention to detail and the pride … Continue Reading »