IN MEMORIAM: Gunga Donn
The Complete Fly Fisherman|Jan/Feb/Mar 2021
It’s always tough to lose a friend, but when that friend is a fishing buddy with whom you have shared boats, banks and lodgings, it is particularly distressing.
Andrew Levy

So let me write a few words in memory of my friend and fellow Woolly Worm, Gunga Donn. I first met him under rather odd circumstances a few years prior to the establishment of the Woolly Worms. I had been invited to join a party of five others for a weekend at a venue near Dullstroom. We travelled down one Friday afternoon in two cars, the six of us. I was the new boy so to speak, and although I knew most of the party individually, I had never fished with that specific group as a collective before. It was one of the kernels of what would later become our fishing and fly-tying group, the Woolly Worms, of whom I have written much in these columns.

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