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AS SOON as it became apparent that Joburg had fallen to eclectic government after the municipal elections just past, the member (of the Upper Jukskei Flyfishing Collective) began compiling a list of jobs for the new regime.Top of the list is the continuation of the rehabilitation of the Jukskei River started by the previous lot when they broke up Bruma Lake to allow the stream to flow freely. It is now possible to travel past where the lake used to be without having to hold your nose. It is a great start and well done to them for capitulating to the member’s relentless agitation. But there is much to be done before the collective will be able to entertain international angling clubs on its home water.It may seem a little elitist for a fishing collective to demand that the political leadership in the council engineer the enforcement of the city’s bylaws for the purposes of their sport, but consider the benefits of clean water to all sporting codes.Young footie players, for instance, ...

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