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 residential estate built on the banks. The crystal clear blue...
Laurentia Lakes

Laurentia Lakes

By Eugene KrugerLaurentia 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 called Rushmere. Its located just outside Roodepoort and Krugersdorp....
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 middle of a working fruit farm and is currently under the...
Rietspruit Dam

Rietspruit Dam

Tactics and Photos: Sean Tucker  Not very far from Gauteng on the rolling hills of the Highveld sits a very special dam that has stayed under the radar from Specimen anglers for many years. This carp gem on the coalfields of Mpumalanga is called Rietspruit Dam, not to...
Klein Paradys Caravan Park

Klein Paradys Caravan Park

By Alex Willers Trying to find a fishing venue for the whole family can be a hard task, but there is one such a venue where the angler, wife and kids can all be satisfied! Klein Paradys in Brits North West, is the perfect family resort that offers some of the best...
Rietvlei Dam

Rietvlei Dam

By Jan Louis Vewas Rietvlei Dam is one of the biggest water reservoirs in Gauteng supplying most of Pretoria with water. The dam was built in 1932 and extended in the 1980’s to its current size it is today. It is situated inside the Rietvlei nature reserve which...