Dullstroom Bonanza Rises to the Challenge

Date: 
31st October 2016

Dullstroom Fly Fishers Association – 2016 BONANZA

The Dullstroom Fly Fishers BONANZA has recently closed it’s books on it’s 6th year as one of SA’s leading fly fishing events and in the process broken all previous records for fund raising for the local needy – all thanks to the amazing generosity of participants, sponsors and water owners.

In his closing presentation, Alan Hatton (the BONANZA event coordinator) pointed out “….. that this year, we were faced with some very special challenges – namely, how to somehow improve the fishing quality notwithstanding the recent drought conditions and the shortage of quality fish in the market, how to re-engage Dullstroom’s Town Dam in the public fly fishing scene and, last but not least, how to top last year’s record fund-raising achievement of R 70,000. Well, true to form, Dullstroom and all the good folks that supported the BONANZA rose, like hungry trout, to the challenge!

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