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The dilemma that every fly fisher faces at a TOPS Corporate Challenge will never change. The object of the weekend is to rekindle long-standing friendships that are all too often marginalized through digital communications. But, one is also expected to make an effort at the waters edge and contribute to your team’s scorecard, if for no other reasons than to justify your future invite. TCC Leg 2 It’s a balancing act that is generally toppled

TOPS Corporate Challenge Leg 1

Posted by Gareth George on June 26, 2019
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Category: TCC 2019
It would be an understatement to say the festivities outweighed the fishing this last weekend, with the legendary Notties living up to it’s reputation as the  pub with a exit that is impossible to find. The entrants certainly had more than one glass of not so serious at the start of this years TOPS Corporate Challenge, celebrating the 18th anniversary of SA’s premier fishing event. Whether the anglers were here to fish is a point

Record Breaking Results

Posted by Gareth George on September 3, 2018
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Category: TCC 2018
Mist and drizzle greeted the finalists of the TOPS Corporate Challenge Final this last weekend, which not surprisingly didn’t put even a slight damper on the atmosphere of the opening evening at the legendary Notties. But, with over half a Million Rands worth of holidays up for grabs and every person guaranteed to win one of them, you can understand why. Tiger fishing Trips to Matoya, Ichingo, Royal Zambezi, Redcliffs and Shayamoya coupled with yellow

Browns and Rainbows Abound

Posted by Gareth George on August 21, 2018
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Category: TCC 2018
The elusive Brown Trout finally graced us with their presence in the 3rd Leg of the TOPS Corporate Challenge. Why is as much a mystery to me as it is to the anglers who were fortunate enough to have them come to the party. That wiley Browns love a cold miserable day is common knowledge, with low light, overcast conditions making them comfortable enough to move throughout the water column. Yet with a blue sky

20 000 Trout

Posted by Gareth George on August 21, 2018
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Category: TCC 2018
The decrease in water temperatures certainly increased the activity on the fishing front in the 2nd leg of the TOPS Corporate Challenge, with more fish over 50cm being caught and released than in previous years. But yet again, the celebrations started on the Thursday opening ceremony and continued until the culmination of prize giving on Saturday. The weather couldn¹t have been more picture perfect, with blue skies only momentarily obscured by clouds that didn¹t produce