We love fishing and this site is dedicated to our adventures as we try to find the best fishing spots.
Not too long ago we were travelling through Mpumalanga and decided to visit Driekoppies Dam since we were in the area. We heard that the bass fishing over there was pretty good so naturally, we had to take the chance. Unfortunately, it soon became clear that you probably need a boat to have any chance […]
We love fishing at the Vaal River. You almost always catch something and more often than not it’s big (and feisty). Combine that with the vast variety of fish species and breathtaking beauty and it’s easy to see why we love it so much. The fact that it’s all not too far from our home […]
On the way back from another very successful Midlands bass fishing trip we decided to do some carp fishing at the Vaal Dam since we were passing right by it on the N3. The massive dam (800kms of shoreline!) has a multitude of decent fishing venues catering for all kinds of fishermen. We decided to […]
Another visit to Erkhamka and another spectacular fishing experience. We had miserable weather, to say the least, but it was arguably one of our best carp fishing weekends ever. Here’s a quick summary… Fishing Arriving in the rain, at night, after fighting through some of the worst traffic ever in Johannesburg, we were pretty despondent. […]
Last year on the way back from our visit to Thatcher’s Rest we noticed Chelmsford Dam stretching to our left not far from Newcastle. We thought it looked promising and read up more about it when we got home, but never really considered it. This year when we realized we were going to be in […]
It was exactly two years ago that we spent a weekend at Vaal de Sioleh. We had a great time back then, catching a lot of decent fish. So when another opportunity to go there came around we accepted immediately. Here is a brief summary of our latest visit. Fishing This time around the fishing […]