Learn to cast a Fly rod

Learning the correct principles of fly casting can greatly help to improve your chance of fly fishing success and get you the most out of your day on any water. We offer one-on-one or group lessons for all levels of ability. New to the sport of fly fishing, it’s important to learn and practise the right fundamentals before you have the chance to develop any bad habits.

For the experienced fly angler that wants to sharpen up on of their timing, improve their accuracy or achieve that extra distance on each cast we can help you fine tune your style and technical skills. If you wish to join one of the team for a lesson, please give us a call on 021 762 8007 or come visit us at shop to make arrangements.

Learn about Fly tying

When one is not chasing their favourite species on fly, there is no better to spend your time than tying up that next go to fly pattern. New to the world of fly tying and wanting to know what the fuss is all about, no problem, we are here to help get you started. For those seasoned tyers wanting to bounce off some new ideas and stretch the limits of their tying skills we are open to learn.

Come on into the shop and get tying at our dedicated fly tying desk or join us for our fly regular tying evenings.

Look out for details in our Upstream Fly Fishing Monthly Newsletter - sign up here or give us a call at the shop - 021 762 8007

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Reel Service & Maintenance

Your prized fly fishing reels looking worse for wear? Maintaining your reels with regular servicing will help prolong their life and ensure that any problems don’t occur when it’s needed most out on the water.

Preparing for an upcoming trip to your favourite water or returning from a successful fishing adventure, bring your reels into us at the shop so we can give them the care and service they deserve to keep them in mint condition.

Rod Repairs

We won’t judge - the car door, your dog or that ex fishing buddy - when your favourite rod takes a beating we can help get you two back on the water.

We cover the leading rod brands like SAGE, Scott and Thomas&Thomas - just bring in your broken rod to the shop and we will follow up on the manufacturer’s warranty doing our best to get you back on the water as soon as possible.

We also have a world-class rod builder who can help re-build rod handles, fix that broken eye or mend that shattered tip of your old time favorite

Fishing Travel Outfitting

Whether you are hunting the saltwater flats for that trophy Permit, stalking the Cape Streams for Rainbows, battling toothy Tigers or trekking through the Bolivian jungle to target Golden Dorado , we will get you prepared.

With our local and international fly fishing experience, leading brands and wide range of fly fishing gear we will get you geared up so you can fish with confidence whatever the fish throw at you.

Upstream Fly Fishing Gift Voucher

Shopping for a fly fisherman and not sure what to get them? No problem, how about giving them the gift of choice with an UPSTREAM Fly Fishing gift voucher.

Just give us a call on 021 762 8007, send us an email at fish@upstreamflyfishing.co.za or visit us in the shop and confirm the amount you wish to spend. We will put together the voucher for you and can either send it to you via email or print it out for collection in store. Please note: Gift vouchers can only be redeemed at the UPSTREAM Fly Fishing shop and not online.