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Thread: 5 Flies for Sterkfontein

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

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

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    I never skip sterkies without
    Beetles, beetles and some more beetles
    Kf simulators
    Klinkhamers
    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?

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    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

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    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.

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    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

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