VENUES

Public Venues

Hartbeespoort Dam

Hartbeespoort Dam

Hartbeespoort Dam could possibly be the most well known Dam in South Africa. Its a very popular tourist destination in the North West about 30km outside Gauteng which attracts thousands of...

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ROODEKOPPIES DAM

ROODEKOPPIES DAM

Roodekoppies dam is one of those true South African Carp fishing venues where you can catch amazing carp whilst being surrounded by wild african bushveld. Only a few minutes drive down the road from...

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ALWYN DAM

ALWYN DAM

Just upstream from Rietvlei Dam lies a very secret and secluded farm dam that not only ticks all the boxes for anglers but certainly promises to become one of the favourite fishing destinations in...

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Coronation Dam

Coronation Dam

By Frandre van der Westhuizen and Ian Beneke   In the West Rand sits a very special park lake that have made many carp anglers' dreams come true. Dreams of big leathery mirrors and hard fighting...

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Doorndraai Dam

Doorndraai Dam

By Eugene Kruger  Tactics Consultants: Sean Tucker & Christopher Pelser Nestled deep in the valleys of the Waterberg mountains sits a magical dam right in the middel of the Wild Limpopo Bushveld...

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Hartbeespoort Dam

Hartbeespoort Dam

Hartbeespoort Dam could possibly be the most well known Dam in South Africa. Its a very popular tourist destination in the North West about 30km outside Gauteng which attracts thousands of anglers...

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Private Venues

Lapa Specimen Camp

Lapa Specimen Camp

LAPA SPECIMEN CAMP, PRETORIA EAST Imagine a lake surrounded by nature, with beautiful green scenery, clear blue water, islands, snags and reed beds. Imagine comfortable swims with power, shade, and...

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Kwaggahoek Dam

Kwaggahoek Dam

By Neville Barnard Kwaggashoek Lake is situated about 40km outside Mokgopong (Naboomspruit) on the foothills of the Waterberg Mountains.  The dam is used as a farming irrigation dam that is in the...

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Laurentia Lakes

Laurentia Lakes

By Eugene Kruger Laurentia Lakes is one of those special venues in South Africa where you are surrounded by forest and mountains and underneath the water lurks some amazing carp. The dam used to be...

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Carp Haven

Carp Haven

By Luigi Gamberini Carp Haven also known as Bass O’ Mania of old is a private specimen angling venue nestled neatly between farm lands and plantations just north of Bronkhorstspruit. This venue is a...

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Aqua Paradiso

Aqua Paradiso

By Eugene Kruger Tucked away in the middel of the city lies this oasis of a dam - probably the most beautiful Carp dam in all of South Africa. The Dam used to be a quarry in the 70s and now has a...

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