Fly Fishing Venues
STREAMS / RIVERS
Cape Piscatorial Society D
The CPS has access to many freshwater streams in the Western Cape.
Elandspad, Witte, Smalblaar, Holsloot and Molenaars
Day permits available.
021 424 7725 Trout and sometimes Bass
Trouthaven – Dwarsberg A C D
Access to the lower Holsloot River + Accommodation in Chalets and private camp sites.
Can get noisy
023 349 1919
Trout & Bass
Eselfontein Ceres #A
Fish the source of the Berg or Bass dam
Bass & Trout
023 317 0668
Good spot for Clanwilliam Yellows, bass and bluegill in the Doring river, Tankwa Karoo
Bit of a kak dirt road, so deflate your tyres and make sure you have water.
Tankwa farmstall a good stop for a drink, but the avoid the food and coffee.
For take-aways, Ceres fisheries on main road has excellent fish and chips, and Amazing Pies, well, make amazing pies.
This place can get busy and very noisy.
Even better is Karmedo River Lodge about 30Km downstream, but less Clannies
022 931 2945
Good spot for Clanwilliam Yellows, Sawfin and minnows
Good fishing means long walks here, 10 – 20km return
Must overnight and must book ahead.
Please note that fishing within the premises (Ratel River) is no longer allowed, you need to go to the Doring
STILLWATERS / DAMS
Rockhaven Farm # A
Self catering Cottages and a dam stocked with Trout for guests.
Rockhaven is situated about 75km from Cape Town the address is 79 Highlands rd Elgin.
Mike 021 849 8664 firstname.lastname@example.org
Trout – Note: Was stocked in 2021
Cape Piscatorial Society – Ceres D
Access to Lakenvlei dam. Permanent and Temporary Membership available.
021 424 7725
For take-aways en-route, Ceres Fisheries on main road has excellent fish and chips,
and Amazing Pies, well, make amazing pies.
DuKloof Lodge – Du Toit’s Kloof off N1 D A
Trout in ponds. Catch & Keep only 023 349 1151
Note: As of Oct 2021 closed as being used as quarantine centre
Hillcrest Wine Estate – Durbanville D
Trout, bass, catfish & carp in Quarry
021 976 1110
La Ferme – Franschoek. D A
Well stocked multiple dams with trout, bass, carp.
Catch & Release except in Summer.
Alex – 063 776 4441 – email@example.com
Bluegum Grove – Stellenbosch D
Danie Carinus 0722493599 to enquire about membership.
Vaalvlei – StanfordA
Trout and bass fishing in two spring fed lakes. Two self catering cottages within a stones throw of the lakes.
Naas +27 28 3410340 firstname.lastname@example.org www.vaalvlei.co.za
Kilarney Farm – Route 62 A D
Between Barrydale & Montague. This venue has 3 dams stocked with big rainbow and brown trout There are two self catering cottages with electricty & a fireplace. Contact Jodi Crous 028 572 1610 or Jodi@tradouw.co.za CALL ahead to see if they are stocked or have water.
Clanwilliam Dam A D
Great Venue for bluegill sunfish, smallmouth and largemouth bass, plus the occasional clanwilliam yellowfish.
Accommodation available in Clanwilliam, or at Lebanon Citrus Farm which has good access to water.
Brandvlei / Kwaggaskloof Dam – Worcester # D
Bass, bluegill, catfish, tilapia, carp, witvis. 023 340 4163
Bo-Vlakte Trout – Route 62 A
Between Barrydale & Montague. Nice farm with trophy trout and accommodation. Contact Johann +27 28 572 1905 / +27 82 579 1265 email@example.com
Panorama Private Campsite – Tulbach A C #
Carp & Bass fishing free, charge for Trout fishing. Christa 023 230 1700
Hermanus Fly Fishing Club
Five dams in the Hemel-en-aarde Valley www.hermanusflyfishing.co.za or contact Jo 083 417 9062 firstname.lastname@example.org for membership info
Worcester Trout Anglers
Manage a few nice dams and river sections, and stock regularly in season. John Theron 0233470132
Two Dam – Montague # A
Dams with Trout
082 748 6448 email@example.com
Popular nearby venues for saltwater fly fishing are:
Hermanus Lagoon – Elf, Leervis, Grunter, Stumpnose, Steenbrass
De Mond, Overberg – Cob, Leervis, Grunter, Mullet
Blakes Beach, Strand – Leervis, Elf, Gully Sharks, Rays
Langebaan lagoon – Sand sharks (Guitarfish), Elf, Yellowtail, Stumpnose, Blacktail
Sandvlei / Marina da Gama – Leervis (and carp)
Breede River Mouth Infanta/Witsand – Cob, Grunter, Leervis, Steenbrass and more.
Suggested places to stay at Infanta:
Southwinds Guest lodge – www.southwinds.co.za Carmen Gaiser firstname.lastname@example.org 028 5421533
Mudlark Riverfront Lodge – www.mudlark.co.za Hilary email@example.com 028 7330236
Recommendations further afield
Angler & Antelope – Somerset East
The perfect stopover on the way from the Cape to Rhodes.
Various accommodation options and a big range of wild fly fishing
Say you were referred by StreamX and you are in for a 10% discount on accommodation. Email
Wild Trout Association
Fishing for trout and yellowfish in the Rhodes area. firstname.lastname@example.org
Garden Route Guide – Tidal Loops
Contact Deon Stevens – email@example.com – 079 943 0291
even further afield
Sucks Poor Average
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Try Tandem Paragliding with Flytime in the Garden Route