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  1. Thread: Fly Fishing

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    Re: Fly Fishing

    Trout aren't much fun this time of the year to be honest. It is so hot for them, that they are very sluggish in the fight.

    Saying that, if I really wanted to target trout around JHB, I would go...
  2. Thread: Fly Fishing

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    Re: Fly Fishing

    Lol. Allowed to do what?
  3. Thread: Fly Fishing

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    Re: Fly Fishing

    I was just sitting behind my desk, daydreaming, as one often does on a Friday...

    Ofcourse, I was reminiscing about fishing, and a particularly memorable catch....So this is what fishing is all...
  4. Thread: Fly Fishing

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    Re: Fly Fishing

    Bass go for just about anything. I caught one the other day on a little epoxy buzzer. But normally I target them with a Woollie Bugger

    Barbel is a bit more difficult. As there is a special...
  5. Thread: Fly Fishing

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    Re: Fly Fishing

    Largies destroy a crab pattern...
  6. Thread: Fly Fishing

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    Re: Fly Fishing

    Conditions were beautiful.

    I caught 10 fish, of which my largest one was a smallie female that weighed 3kg's. She gave me a good 10 minute fight, using the currents beautifully to make me fight...
  7. Thread: Fly Fishing

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    Re: Fly Fishing

    I caught a Yellow on this little guy yesterday on my second cast. Literally my second cast of the day.

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  8. Thread: Fly Fishing

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    Re: Fly Fishing

    Petri

    On the river we use a Euro nymphing technique for Small-mouth Yellows.

    Here is a link to a video demonstrating the technique:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAhaZl_lkXs


    One of...
  9. Thread: Fly Fishing

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    Re: Fly Fishing

    I can't disclose where unfortunately as its a "secret" spot. All I can say is it is downstream from Parys.

    Temps have definitely been higher than 11 degrees. Probably 15 upwards. Will measure this...
  10. Thread: Fly Fishing

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    Re: Fly Fishing

    That was 6 weeks ago on the Vaal. Caught 6 that day.

    Two weeks ago one of the guys on our crew caught around 40!
  11. Thread: Fly Fishing

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    Re: Fly Fishing

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  12. Thread: Where to go

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    Re: Where to go

    In response to the OP's comment, that he is more of a pap-gooi type of fisher....

    I also enjoy a pap-gooi now and then, especially when fishing at a camping spot, and I am the only one...
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    Re: Joburg riots

    Well, lets focus on the positives here....

    After many years of idleness, allowing these hawkers to grow like a fungus, the JHB metro police are finally taking action and confiscating these guy's...
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    Re: Bass Fishing for a beginner around JHB

    Bass fishing up here is ok, but not great.

    I catch bass here, but mainly on fly. Its much more fun.

    The ultimate fishing experience in Gauteng, is catching yellow-fish on the fly on the Vaal. ...
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    Re: Solar supplier - Randburg / West Rand?

    EasyPower Solar

    I bought my whole system through them. And their pricing and service has been good.
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    Re: Guns n Roses concert

    It was a really really good show.

    Having been to a couple of concerts at FNB stadium, I must say that I don’t think the sound could have been much better at that venue.

    Park ‘n Ride after the...
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    Re: Whats up with this move?

    Maybe the homeless/druggie/beggar changed his mind?
  18. Re: SIZING EXERCISE: from grid to PV/solar in phases

    Your energy consumption is really high.

    As someone that is currently living off-grid, I would advise you to start there. That's where you would get most bang for your buck...
  19. Re: University of Limpopo students walk out of ‘hard’ Philosophy exam

    What were these rankings 10 years ago?

    Also, these rankings are relative. Is 100 good, is 200 good, or is 400 good?

    These rankings are very subjective, as a large proportion of the scoring is...
  20. Re: University of Limpopo students walk out of ‘hard’ Philosophy exam

    How so?
  21. Re: University of Limpopo students walk out of ‘hard’ Philosophy exam

    And that ladies and gentlemen, is why private and international universities are the future.

    Soon, no new degree from a SA public university will be worth the paper it is written on...
  22. Trollip out in PE as notion of no-confidence succeeds

    https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/breaking-bobani-in-trollip-out-after-nmb-motion-of-no-confidence-succeeds-20180827

    This is Africa afterall...
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    Borehole drilling company contact

    Hi All

    Any good contacts for Borehole drilling companies operating in Northern Gauteng?
  24. Re: Atlantic Seaboard house prices are now in decline

    I realise that.

    PS: Water issue is not resolved. It just rained, which has once again made it appear as if CT has enough water infrastructure. Also, unless the DA gets their act in order, the ANC...
  25. Atlantic Seaboard house prices are now in decline

    I'm amazed, I thought CT house prices CANNOT decline???

    https://www.moneyweb.co.za/investing/after-inflation-atlantic-seaboard-house-prices-are-now-in-decline/
  26. Joburg creates 109 000 new jobs in 2018

    Well maybe its not all doom and gloom....

    https://www.joburg.org.za/media_/Newsroom/Pages/2018%20News%20Articles/109-000-new-jobs-in-Johannesburg-in-2018.aspx

    Mashaba seems to be on point...
    ...
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    Re: University of Pretoria - Mamelodi Campus

    Tuks has a surprisingly good Accounting/business faculty. Maybe second only to UCT.

    These are the ones we won't bin:

    UCT
    UJ
    Tuks
    WITS
    Stellies
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    Re: University of Pretoria - Mamelodi Campus

    I suppose its all relative, and it also depends on what field. I know in our field, we bin CV's that have certain varsities on them.
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    Re: University of Pretoria - Mamelodi Campus

    Valid point, but one has to also be cognisant of whether you want "Pukke" on your certificate after 4 years.

    Sadly these things have real world implications down the line.
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    Re: University of Pretoria - Mamelodi Campus

    Seems like the type of thing one would check beforehand?
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    Re: Local Indian businessman kidnapped

    Nothing new here

    It has been made clear to white folk for a number of years now that they are NOT welcome in this country.

    This has been extended now to include the Indian community.


    PS:...
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    Re: Unrest in Hermanus again today - strike

    Let me guess....

    They want stuff for free again?
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    Re: Snake I’d please urgently

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    Snake I’d please urgently

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    Wife sent me pics. Not home yet
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    Re: Eskom wants you to register backup power

    Our house is fully off-grid.

    They can come and kiss my arse. I won't register and pay a cent.

    Just like I won't ever pay a cent to E-tolls.

    #### them!
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