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Fly Fishing at Sterkfontein Dam

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With most of South Africa suffering the effects of an ongoing drought, the water levels at Sterkfontein Dam are very much down, so anglers fly fishing here are having to find new marks and adjust their tactics. The Wildfly team are here looking to catch Smallmouth Yellowfish, that occupy the lake in numbers, sight fishing on the fly. The fish can be seen feeding, but the guys aren't sure what on. Whether its emergers or very tiny flies on the surface, either way its hard to match the hatch, so they try using hoppers and small caddis patterns. To make things even trickier, there is a strong breeze blowing across the lake, making it difficult to set a smooth drift on the boat. The fly fishing at Sterkfontein Dam is first class but that doesn't always mean its easy... To watch, just login or register

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