We love fishing and this site is dedicated to our adventures as we try to find the best fishing spots.
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 […]
Kloofzicht in Muldersdrift is one of the many fishing spots in the area. Like others it’s more geared towards fly-fishing for trout but you can also catch bass and carp. We were there for bass. Fishing All the dams contain bass but only two can be fished using any kind of lure. The bottom Bass Dam […]