Freshwater Fishing & Angling Venues & Locations In South Africa

The best fishing spots for Carp, Yellowfish, Trout & Barbel In South Africa

South African Freshwater Fishing VenuesSouth Africa has many superb angling areas from which we the fishermen can choose from... Whether they are the pristine rivers of the Western and Eastern Cape, the large dams of the Highveld or the lake systems around Knysna, not to mention the weirs and streams of Machadadorp and Dullstroom. We are blessed, lets face it... And we are lucky too to have such a variety of water in which to wet our lines. Listed below are some of the spots I have fished and some of the great angling venues in South Africa. Keep a watch on this page as it is regularly being updated. Whether you are a carp angler, a fly fisherman, an artlure specialist or just a freshwater fisherman in general South Africa's pristine bodies of water offer the angler so much variety and choice, with so many species of freshwater fish to choose from, who could complain?

The Top Ten (10) Fishing Locations In South Africa

Footloose Trout Farm

Lake Jozini

Millstream Farm

    1. The Weirs
    2. Lake Millstream
    3. Thistle Pond
    4. Whirligig
    5. Water Cricket
    6. Wordsworth Waters
    7. Lake Tintern
    8. Lake Coleridge
    9. The Solitary Reaper
    10. Lake Crystabel

Dowerglen Dam

The Quarry

Loskop Dam

Island Shores (UJ)

Marwan Fishing Dam



Flamingo Dam