Bloemhof dam is arguably considered to be South Africa’s top carp fishing destination. Lots of major competitions are held here every year and everyone ends up with heaps of fish.
Besides carp Bloemhof is also renowned for it’s very healthy population of huge barbel, which attracts anglers from all over the country.

  • Province/s: Free State, North West
  • Area: Bloemhof
  • River/s: Vaal, Vet
  • Capacity: 1240 (million cubic metres)
  • Fish: barbel, bass, carp, kurper
1Bloemhof Nature Reserve(chalets)
3Daan Se Plek(flats)
4Dei Gratia Mansion(house)
5Die Oord(chalets)
6Die Sinkdak(cottages)
7Dundee fishing resort(chalets)
9Op Die Wal(chalets)
10Plek Vanni Visarend(rooms)
11Plekkie In Die Son(cabins)
12River Lodge(chalets)
13Riverview Resort(1 chalet)
14Sandveld Nature Reserve(cabins)
15Umgede River Lodge(house)
16Willow Waters(house & chalets)

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