River: Lower to middle Sterkspruit
Where to purchase ticket: Wild Trout Association (Rhodes Info Center), R150/rod/day, R100/rod/half day
Access: Although a high clearance vehicle is preferable, a sedan vehicle can be driven to the gate of the beat via the R393.
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- Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).
- Smallmouth yellow fish (Labeobarbus aeneus).
- Smallmouth yellowfish from October to March.
- Rainbow trout from September to mid May.
- Rods: 3 – 4W rods, reels and floating lines.
- Leaders: 7 – 9’, 3 – 4X tapered leaders.
- Tippet: 4 – 5X.
- Dry flies: hoppers, flying ants, elk-wing caddis, sawfly wasp and larva, green beetle etc.
- Nymphs: Beadhead GHRE, PTN and Zak, dragonfly nymphs, caddis larva etc.
Suggested fishing method: Up-stream dead drift.