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Dwarsberg Trout Haven, Rawsonville Dwarsberg Trout Haven, Rawsonville

Situated on the banks of the Holsloot river, Dwarsberg offers the perfect spot for fly fishing and family getaways - one of the ..

Fishing along the Whale Coast, Overberg, Western Cape Fishing along the Whale Coast, Overberg, Western Cape

From Rooiels to Kleinmond, fishing spots abound for rock and surf as well as lagoon fishing. Betty's Bay, Cape Hangklip and ...

Lakenvlei Dam Fly Fishing Venue, Ceres Lakenvlei Dam Fly Fishing Venue, Ceres

Lakenvlei is a premier still water, trout fishing venue, situated in the mountains close to Ceres, only two hours’ drive from CT

Doorndraai Dam Nature Reserve, Limpopo Province Doorndraai Dam Nature Reserve, Limpopo Province

The Doorndraai Dam in Limpopo is a scenic venue offering game, birdwatching, fishing, watersports, hiking and camping.

Fly Fishing in the Eastern Cape Highlands Fly Fishing in the Eastern Cape Highlands

The Eastern Cape Highlands is one of South Africa’s favourite fly fishing destinations and is world famous for an outstanding ...

La Ferme Fly Fishing, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands La Ferme Fly Fishing, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands

La Ferme near Franschhoek, 45 minutes from Cape Town, offers excellent fly fishing with exquisite views and absolute silence.

Fishing on the North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Fishing on the North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

The North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal must be one of the best recreational fishing coastlines in the world. From Kosi Bay in the ...

Fishing Kosi Bay, Kwazulu Natal - A Fisherman Fishing Kosi Bay, Kwazulu Natal - A Fisherman's Paradise

Fishing at Kosi Bay, Kosi Lakes, Kosi Mouth, Banga Neck, Dog Point, Black Rock and Rocktail Bay is on any fisherman's bucket list.

Festive season fly fishing Festive season fly fishing

Hit the road early and get in a whole lot of fly fishing in the Eastern Cape. The journey is part of the pleasure ...

Dullstroom Nature Reserve Dullstroom Nature Reserve

The Dullstroon Nature Reserve offers tranquility, birding and wildflowers, but mostly excellent fly-fishing and chalets on the dam

Perfect Timing Perfect Timing

This was going to be one of my fly fishing trips to the Eastern Cape Highlands, near Rhodes, where I was going to get the right ..

The Ebenezer Dam, Magoebaskloof The Ebenezer Dam, Magoebaskloof

Only 60km from Polokwane and 40km from Tzaneen, the large Ebenezer Dam offers a superb weekend break, camping, boating and fishing

Bass, carp and fly fishing around Bronkhorstspruit Dam Bass, carp and fly fishing around Bronkhorstspruit Dam

For fishermen near Pretoria and Johannesburg, the Bronkhorstspruit area offers some good opportunities for carp, largemouth bass

Wag-n-Bietjie Eco Farm, Bothaville, Free State Wag-n-Bietjie Eco Farm, Bothaville, Free State

Eco Farm near Bothaville, Free State offers catch and release fly-fishing on the Vaal, hiking, birding and other outdoors pursuits

Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve, Goldfields, Free State Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve, Goldfields, Free State

The Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve is a popular weekend spot for fishing, boating, birding and camping. There is some game viewing...

Caledon Nature Reserve, Motheo, Free State Caledon Nature Reserve, Motheo, Free State

The Caledon Nature Reserve near Wepener and Lesotho offers unique floating camp accommodation, great birding, fishing and scenery

Albert Falls  Dam and Game Reserve, Natal Midlands Albert Falls Dam and Game Reserve, Natal Midlands

The Albert Falls Dam, close to Wartburg in the Natal Midlands is a premier bass fishing destination. Water sports, birding and...

Fishing at Pennington, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Fishing at Pennington, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

The Pennington beach is the most popular fishing spot here as is evidenced by the large number of locals you will find casting ...

Of Lochs, Loughs and Belfast Of Lochs, Loughs and Belfast

Dams in Belfast, Mpumalanga, might not be behemoths but their trout fishing holds a great deal of promise ...

Sandveld Nature Reserve, Northern Free State Sandveld Nature Reserve, Northern Free State

The Sandveld Nature Reserve on the border between the Free State and the North West offers superb angling, bird and game viewing

Fishing at the Bloemhof Dam Fishing at the Bloemhof Dam

Catch Carp and big Sharptooth Barbel at the Bloemhof Dam - South Africa' best inland recreational and sport fishing destination...

Playing bass in the Baviaans Playing bass in the Baviaans

Intrepid flyfishing buddies meet up with bushpig, leopard and baboons in the rugged Baviaanskloof in the Eastern Cape...

Fishing around Velddrif, West Coast Fishing around Velddrif, West Coast

The Berg River and the coast around St Helena Bay, so rich in fish, has attracted fishermen for generations.The fishing community

Freshwater Fishing in Clanwilliam and Cederberg Wilderness Freshwater Fishing in Clanwilliam and Cederberg Wilderness

The Olifants River system in the Cederberg has the richest endemic fish population in the country. Many spots along over 200km

Sardine Run, KwaZulu-Natal Coastline Sardine Run, KwaZulu-Natal Coastline

The Sardine Run on the Kwa-Zulu Natal coastline is a world famous annual event attracting thousands of visitors, fishermen and ...

Fishing at Mtwalume, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Fishing at Mtwalume, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

Mtwalume is situated south of the Mtwalume River along the Umdoni Coast, catches include; Shad (elf), Kob, Garrick and ...

Fishing at Park Rynie and Kelso, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Fishing at Park Rynie and Kelso, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

Park Rynie has a few ideal fishing spots, Abraham’s Rock opposite the village is a small rocky peninsula ...

Fishing at Clansthal, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Fishing at Clansthal, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

Clansthal has two main areas for fishing Green Point and Errol Hayes Rocks. Expect to catch Shad, Garrick, Kob and Mackerel...

Fishing at Bazley, Ifafa Beach, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Fishing at Bazley, Ifafa Beach, Umdoni Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

Fishing at Bazley and Ifafa Beach along Umdoni Coast, KZN South Coast offers the keen fisherman Shad, Kob and Garrick ...

Fly Fishing at Elandskloof Trout Farm, Dullstroom Fly Fishing at Elandskloof Trout Farm, Dullstroom

The oldest Trout Farm in Mpumalanga's Highlands Meander and Trout Fishing Mecca offers excellent fly fishing and family activities

Fly Fishing at Dunkeld Country Estate, Dullstroom Fly Fishing at Dunkeld Country Estate, Dullstroom

Dunkeld Country Estate is a 4 star Trout-and-Game Lodge in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga Highlands Meander - SA's ‘Trout Fishing Mecca

Mavungana Fly-fishing, Dullstroom Mavungana Fly-fishing, Dullstroom

Mavungana Fly Shop, Outfitters & Tour Specialists, Dullstroom offer everything the fly-fishing enthusiast could ever want or need

Outdoor Activities near Piet Retief Outdoor Activities near Piet Retief

Enjoy fishing, hiking, birding and the great outdoors around Piet Retief near the Swaziland border, with Outdoor Heartbeat

Drifting in the desert Drifting in the desert

Fly fishing along the banks of the Orange River below the Augrabies Waterfall.

Lotheni Nature Reserve, Drakensberg Lotheni Nature Reserve, Drakensberg

Lotheni Nature Reserve is situated in the Mkhomazi Wilderness Area in the southern part of the UKhalhamba-Drakensberg Park ...

Highmoor Nature Reserve, Drakensberg Highmoor Nature Reserve, Drakensberg

Highmoor is part of the Mkhomazi Wilderness Area in the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park ...

Mkhomazi Wilderness Area,  uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park Mkhomazi Wilderness Area, uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park

The Mkhomazi Wilderness Area covers 54000 Ha of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park. Access is via the KwaZulu-Natal towns of ...

Vaalvlei Farm for flyfishing, near Stanford, Overberg Vaalvlei Farm for flyfishing, near Stanford, Overberg

The Vaalvlei working farm,close to Stanford, is set in the Klein River Mountains, with awesome views and excellent fly fishing ...

Tigerfish and Bass Fishing in Komatipoort Tigerfish and Bass Fishing in Komatipoort

Komatipoort is known for its excellent fishing - for Florida Large Mouth & Small Mouth Bass, Tigerfish, Yellowfish & other species

Fishing Spots from Pringle Bay to Kleinmond, Overberg Fishing Spots from Pringle Bay to Kleinmond, Overberg

This area has much to offer the keen angler. There are many spots, rock and surf, close to each other, so a fishing getaway ...

Theewaterskloof Dam and Theewater Sports Club, Villiersdorp Theewaterskloof Dam and Theewater Sports Club, Villiersdorp

The Theewaterskloof Dam is beautifully set, between Franschhoek and Villiersdorp, surrounded by farmlands, majestic mountains ...

Fly-Fishing at Trout River Falls Fly-Fishing at Trout River Falls

Trout River Falls near Lydenburg offers excellent river and dam fly-fishing in spectacular surroundings with a beautiful waterfall

Walker Bay 4x4 Fishing Trail, Cape Overberg Walker Bay 4x4 Fishing Trail, Cape Overberg

There are not many places where one can legally drive to an excellent fishing spot. The Walker Bay 4x4 Fishing Trail is located ..

Fly-Fishing in Belfast, Mpumalanga Fly-Fishing in Belfast, Mpumalanga

The misty reeded waters that break the forested expanses around Belfast in Mpumalanga are a fly-fisherman's dream come true

Fly-Fishing at Komati Gorge Wildlife Reserve Fly-Fishing at Komati Gorge Wildlife Reserve

The Komati Gorge Wildlife Reserve and Lodge offers superb fly-fishing in the Komati River Gorge near Machadorp and Carolina

The Komati River Gorge The Komati River Gorge

The Komati River Gorge is an impressive, bushy and wildlife rich canyon that offers swimming, birding and superb fly-fishing.

Boskop Dam Nature Reserve, Potchefstroom Boskop Dam Nature Reserve, Potchefstroom

Just north of Potchefstroom, the Boskop Dam Reserve offers great angling, birding, game viewing, camping and outdoor recreation

Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve

A popular spot near Brits for camping and recreational fishing, the Vaalkop Dam is full of yellowfish & carp among other species

Wolwespruit Nature Reserve Wolwespruit Nature Reserve

Wolwespruit is offers a quiet river-front game reserve offering camping, hikes and walks but particularly angling for yellowfish.

Fly Fishing the Maden Dam, King William’s Town Fly Fishing the Maden Dam, King William’s Town

The Maden dam is about 22km from King William’s Town and around 80km from East London and is well known in fly fishing circles.

Karoo Gariep Conservancy, Northern Cape Karoo Gariep Conservancy, Northern Cape

Hiking, horse trails, MTB, fishing and birding are on offer at the Karoo Gariep Conservancy near Hanover - home of the Karoo Hippo

Thrift Dam, fly fishing heaven near Tarkastad, Eastern Cape Thrift Dam, fly fishing heaven near Tarkastad, Eastern Cape

Thrift Dam is the most easterly and largest of the new trout fisheries near Tarkastad in the Eastern Cape. It is a legend amongst

Commando Drift Nature Reserve, Tarkastad, Eastern Cape Commando Drift Nature Reserve, Tarkastad, Eastern Cape

The scenic Commando Drift nature reserve in the Eastern Cape, is ideal for fishermen, hikers and others who just want to relax ...

Cheerio Gardens & Trout Fishing Destination, Magoebaskloof Cheerio Gardens & Trout Fishing Destination, Magoebaskloof

A famous Magoeaskloof scenic attraction, the beautiful Cheerio Gardens & Trout Fishing Lodge also offers excellent fly-fishing

Tzaneen Dam and Nature Reserve, Tzaneen, Limpopo Tzaneen Dam and Nature Reserve, Tzaneen, Limpopo

The Tzaneen Dam offers great camping, watersports and boating opportunities, superb carp and largemouth bass fishing, and hippos

Mossel Bay Deep Sea Adventures and Fishing Charters Mossel Bay Deep Sea Adventures and Fishing Charters

Mossel Bay Deep Sea Adventures offer their clients a true deep sea fishing experience. The owners, skippers and crew are ...

Lammergeier Private Nature Reserve, Lady Grey Lammergeier Private Nature Reserve, Lady Grey

Known for its breathtaking beauty, mountain-biking trails and activity offerings, Lammergeier is a destination for a week at least

Linecasters Trout Fishing in Rhodes, Eastern Cape Highlands Linecasters Trout Fishing in Rhodes, Eastern Cape Highlands

The area around Rhodes is a fly-fishing paradise. Based in Rhodes, Linecasters guides offer unforgettable mountain fishing trips

Amatola Wild Trout Fishing, Amatolas Amatola Wild Trout Fishing, Amatolas

Head up into the Amatola Mountains for some wild trout fly-fishing with the Eastern Cape communities of Cata and Keiskammahoek

Gariep Dam, Xhariep, The Free State Gariep Dam, Xhariep, The Free State

South Africa's largest dam, the Gariep Dam is a water and aerial sports mecca that lies across Eastern Cape and Free State border

Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve

The Sterfontein Dam Nature Reserve near Harrismith encompasses South Africa's third largest dam. A great boating and fishing area

Fishing at Port Edward, South Coast, Kwazulu-Natal Fishing at Port Edward, South Coast, Kwazulu-Natal

Port Edward is a popular fishing spot for holiday-makers on the South Coast of Kwazulu-Natal...

Fishing at Port Shepstone, South Coast, Kwazulu-Natal Fishing at Port Shepstone, South Coast, Kwazulu-Natal

Port Shepstone is a popular fishing spot for holiday-makers on the South Coast of Kwazulu-Natal...

Fishing at Hibberdene, South Coast, Kwazulu-Natal Fishing at Hibberdene, South Coast, Kwazulu-Natal

Hibberdene is a popular fishing spot for holiday-makers on the South Coast of Kwazulu-Natal...

Fishing at Scottburgh, South Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Fishing at Scottburgh, South Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

Scottburgh is a popular fishing spot for holiday-makers on the South Coast of Kwazulu-Natal...

Fishing at Amanzimtoti, South Coast, Kwazulu-Natal Fishing at Amanzimtoti, South Coast, Kwazulu-Natal

Amanzimtoti is a popular fishing spot on Kwazulu-Natal's South Coast...

Fishing at Umhlanga Rocks, North Coast, Kwazulu-Natal Fishing at Umhlanga Rocks, North Coast, Kwazulu-Natal

Umhlanga Rocks is a popular holiday fishing spot on the north coast of Kwazulu-Natal...

Fishing at Ballito Bay, North Coast, Kwazulu-Natal Fishing at Ballito Bay, North Coast, Kwazulu-Natal

Ballito Bay is a popular year round fishing spot on the North Coast of Kwazulu-Natal...

Fishing at Richard Fishing at Richard's Bay, North Coast, Kwazulu-Natal

Richard's Bay harbour on the North Coast of Kwazulu-Natal is frequented by fishermen all year round...

Fishing at St Lucia, Elephant Coast, Kwazulu-Natal Fishing at St Lucia, Elephant Coast, Kwazulu-Natal

St Lucia is the fishing mecca of Kwazulu-Natal and is a popular place to fish for sharks...

Fishing at Cape Vidal, Elephant Coast, Kwazulu-Natal Fishing at Cape Vidal, Elephant Coast, Kwazulu-Natal

Cape Vidal is a popular fishing spot in the isiMangaliso Wetland Park near St Lucia on the Elephant Coast, Kwazulu-Natal...

Fishing at Kosi Bay, Elephant Coast, Kwazulu-Natal Fishing at Kosi Bay, Elephant Coast, Kwazulu-Natal

Kosi Bay is a great fishing spot on Kwazulu-Natal's North Coast...

The Midlands Meander Tourist Route, KwaZulu-Natal The Midlands Meander Tourist Route, KwaZulu-Natal

The Midlands Meander is one of South Africa's premier tourist routes, set in the heart of Kwazulu-Natal...

Fishing at Mazeppa Bay, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape Fishing at Mazeppa Bay, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

The Island at Mazeppa Bay on the Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, creates a channel that is a great fishing spot...

Fishing at Hole in the Wall, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape Fishing at Hole in the Wall, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

Hole in the Wall on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape creates a great channel for fishing...

Fishing at Coffee Bay, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape Fishing at Coffee Bay, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

Coffee Bay is a great spot for shore angling on the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape...

Fishing at Port St Johns, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape Fishing at Port St Johns, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

Port St Johns is a popular saltwater fly-fishing spot on the Wild Coast, as well as a popular big game fishing spot...

Fishing at the Mkambati Nature Reserve, Eastern Cape Fishing at the Mkambati Nature Reserve, Eastern Cape

The Mkambati Nature Reserve is a great spot to fish on the Eastern Cape's Wild Coast...

Fly-fishing in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga Fly-fishing in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga

Dullstroom in Mpumalanga is the mecca of fly fishing in South Africa and the town thrives on the tourism it gains from it...

Fishing in Yzerfontein, West Coast Fishing in Yzerfontein, West Coast

Yzerfontein on the West Coast is a paradise fishing town, situated on a rocky headland with perfect beaches on either side...

Fishing at Langebaan and Saldanha, West Coast Fishing at Langebaan and Saldanha, West Coast

Langebaan Lagoon and Saldanha Bay on the West Coast are percect paradises for recreational fishing...

Fishing at Baboon Point, Elands Bay Fishing at Baboon Point, Elands Bay

Baboon Point is the preferred fishing spot in Elands Bay because the surf zone along the coast is often very rough...

Fishing at Lambert Fishing at Lambert's Bay, Western Cape

Lambert's Bay on the West Coast is a popular fishing spot in South Africa, particularly for its catches of West Coast Steenbras.

Doring Bay Fishing, West Coast Doring Bay Fishing, West Coast

Doring Bay is a West Coast town well known for rock and surf fishing for West Coast Steenbras, Galjoen ...

Hunting Tigers on the Pongola Hunting Tigers on the Pongola

It's our first evening on a beautiful, clean stretch of the Pongola River just below Pongolapoort Dam, and we're here in...

Strike gold at Sterkies Strike gold at Sterkies

To visit Sterkfontein Dam, on the border of the Free State and KwaZulu-Natal, is to escape to a flyfishing utopia, and yet there’s not a trout to be seen...