Fishing Equipment & Clothing
The spots where the fishing will take place is on the Coast and in the Southern Drakensburg, these will be two extremes. Up in the mountains is described as four seasons in a day, so a rainsuit, sunglasses a wide brim hat and waders are essential. The evenings can be cold so winter wear is essential.
Fishing rods are available for both fly and Rock and Surf fishing, however if you would like to bring your own the following will be sufficient; A 2 to 5 weight fly rod with floating line, a spare spool of sinking line and a 2X and 4X leader.
Some of the fly fishing will be done in dams up in the mountains where large fish could be taken. It would be essential then that a 5 weight and up is available. An 8 weight salt water set up can be brought along for estuary fly fishing. For Rock and surf a 10 to 14 foot surf fishing rod with a matching reel will be good.
Fishing along the coast, the weather can vary, however expect sunny days and pack accordingly. Long sleeve quick dry shirts, hats, pants all for protection from the sun.