Crabbing for Yellowfish

By Pierre Borman I would like to share with you what I have come to learn over the past 20 years while targeting Smallmouth and Largemouth Yellows in the Vaalriver system. When I refer to natural baits it includes crabs, flying termites, black crickets and fresh water...

Fly of the month January 2018 – The Squassie

By Gerrit Viljoen This fly first featured on the Flytalk forum some 7 years ago. It has stood the test of time and still produce plenty of fish when fished correctly. A great summer Caddis pupa pattern for Smallmouth Yellows in any system try it! Hook: C49 # 14 or...

Fly of the month November 2017 – The DHD Mini Para Hopper

By Simon Graham I’ve been playing round with a number of Hopper patterns over the last couple of months for my upcoming trip to The Bokong river in Lesotho. One of these patterns I’ve come up with I call “The DHD (Deerhair Dubbing) Mini Para Hopper”. I recently took...