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Thread: 5 Flies for Sterkfontein

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    West Coast


    Darryl take some of your NZ cicada's they will get smashed !!!

    What ever you do never confuse Fishing With catching Fish !!!!
    Fish Are Friends Not Food

    But your reasoning has a fatal flaw; it overlooks the fact that to comprehend it requires that one rub a few brain cells against each other. The heat thus generated produces the light that illuminates the fact, but alas, not everybody has the resource required to fuel the process --SG

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Sunningdale, CT, WC


    I never skip sterkies without
    Beetles, beetles and some more beetles
    Kf simulators
    Elk/CDC caddis
    RAB / para RAB
    G.R.H.E (weighted and un-weighted)

    And in as many different sizes and colors as i can get my hands on.

    My 2c
    So tell me.... How Big's yours?

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Apr 2011


    All these flies work well if you fish them right but nothing beats a hopper or beetle smash and run.....
    ".....angling is a sport that requires as much enthusiasm as poetry, as much patience as mathematics and as much caution as housbreaking". - James Rennie 1883

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    I have no clue, but I reckon you can't go wrong with the one on the left ;-)

    Mario Geldenhuys
    Smallstream fanatic, plus I do some other things that I can't tell you about

    "All the tips or magical insights in the world can't replace devotion, dedication, commitment, and gumption - and there is not secret in that" - Glenn Brackett

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Pretoria Gangsters Paradise


    If I were a SmallMouth, I'd chow hoppers all the time. Just look at that fat meal.
    "Hierdie drol het baie vlieë" - Ago 2014.

  6. #16


    Thanks very much for all the advice on flies guys, really appreciate it! Will be trying to fit in a couple of tying sessions between now and then. Denton, will def take some of my cicadas.
    “Apparently people don't like the truth, but I do like it; I like it because it upsets a lot of people. If you show them enough times that their arguments are bullshit, then maybe just once, one of them will say, 'Oh! Wait a minute - I was wrong.' I live for that happening. Rare, I assure you” ― Lemmy Kilmister

    Reap the Whirlwind - WM

    Paradise = A 3wt Rod & a fist full of someone else's #32 parachutes

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