Fly fishing venues


Cape Piscatorial Society fly fishing D
The CPS has access to many freshwater streams in the Western Cape. Elandspad, Witte, Smalblaar, Holsloot and Molenaars
Day permits available.
Louis +27 21 424 7725 Email Trout and sometimes Bass

Trouthaven - Dwarsberg fly fishing A C D
Access to the Holsloot River + Accommodation in Chalets and lovely private camp sites.
Trout & Bass

Eselfontein Ceres #A
Fish the source of the Berg or Bass dam
Janine 023-3161726
Bass & Trout

still water

Rockhaven Farm # A
Self catering Cottages and a dam stocked with Trout.
Rockhaven is situated about 75km from Cape Town the address is 79 Highlands rd Elgin.
Mike +27 21 849 8664 Email

Cape Piscatorial Society - Ceres fly fishing D
Access to Lakenvlei dam. Permanent and Temporary Membership available.
Louis +27 21 424 7725 Email

Trout, Bass

DuKloof Lodge - Du Toit's Kloof off N1 fly fishing D A
Trout in ponds. Catch & Keep only 023 349 1151

Hillcrest Wine Estate - Durbanville fly fishing D
Trout, bass, catfish & carp in Quarry 021 976 1110

La Ferme - Franschoek. D A fly fishing
Well stocked multiple dams with trout, bass, carp.
Catch & Release except in Summer.
Alex - 063 776 4441  -

Bluegum Grove - Stellenbosch fly fishing D
Danie Carinus 0722493599 to enquire about membership.

Vaalvlei - Stanford fly fishingA
Trout and bass fishing in two spring fed lakes. Two self catering cottages within a stones throw of the lakes.
Naas +27 28 3410340

Kilarney Farm - Route 62 fly fishing 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

Clanwilliam Dam fly fishing 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 fly fishing A
Between Barrydale & Montague. Nice farm with trophy trout and accommodation. Contact Johann +27 28 572 1905 / +27 82 579 1265 Email

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. Cornel at 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
Trout hatchery with dams to fish
082 748 6448


salt water

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.


recommendations further afield

Angler & Antelope - Somerset Eastfly fishing
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 Associationfly fishing
Fishing for trout and yellowfish in the Rhodes area.

Garden Route Guide - Tidal Loops
Contact Deon Stevens - - 079 943 0291

even further afield

Jiri Pejchar - Czech Republic
Learn to Czech Nymph in the pristine local waters

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D - day fishing, A - Accommodation, C - Camping