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 Posted: Mon Sep 8th, 2014 07:40 pm
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BoikieLouw
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Location: Clanwilliam, South Africa
Posts: 67
Equipment: Bass:Shimano Curado Reel&Loomis Rod Carp:Daiwa Regal Bri Reel & Okuma ...
Best Catch: 5KG Common Carp
Favorite Fishing Spot: Clanwilliam Dam
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I recently moved to Cape Town to study and I was wondering if there is any good Bass Fishing Dams in Cape Town.I live in Brackenfell so anything close to it? Thanks for the help

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 Posted: Thu Jan 11th, 2018 12:05 pm
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VenterBJ
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Joined: Fri Apr 13th, 2012
Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa
Posts: 39
Equipment: General
Best Catch: Kob 5,8kg at wilderness
Favorite Fishing Spot: new in stellenbosch still finding my way around
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Hi boikielouw

Did you manage to find any bass spot around cape town?

I have move here reasontly and also on the hunt for bass spot.

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 Posted: Tue Feb 19th, 2019 05:01 pm
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kloon
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Joined: Wed Jan 23rd, 2019
Location: Brackenfell, South Africa
Posts: 9
Equipment: Loomis Waverunner & Daiwa Crossfire 6000
Best Catch: 5kg Carp
Favorite Fishing Spot: n/a
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Have a look at La Lancha Dam on the Botlary road, R40 per person catch and release, children under 12 fish free.

They have bass, blue gills and tilapia.

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 Posted: Wed Nov 27th, 2019 12:22 pm
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Gouwsie1995
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Joined: Wed Aug 28th, 2013
Location: Bellville, South Africa
Posts: 6
Equipment: Newbie
Best Catch: none
Favorite Fishing Spot: Majik Forest
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Hey did you find any more good spots?

I am also looking for good spots around CPT.

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 Posted: Thu Nov 28th, 2019 10:49 am
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Poenskop26
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Joined: Fri Oct 11th, 2019
Location: Centurion, South Africa
Posts: 52
Equipment: Anything Affordable.
Best Catch: 26 kg Poenskop/Musselcracker.
Favorite Fishing Spot: On a boat anywhere along our coast
Boat: Tug 20 with a 15hp Parsun.
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BoikieLouw wrote:
I recently moved to Cape Town to study and I was wondering if there is any good Bass Fishing Dams in Cape Town.I live in Brackenfell so anything close to it? Thanks for the help

Fresh water march areas in Betties Bay.

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 Posted: Mon Dec 16th, 2019 02:04 am
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Bloks
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Location: Caledon, South Africa
Posts: 381
Equipment: So lig moontlik
Best Catch: 40cm Galjoen,61cm Steenbras
Favorite Fishing Spot: Danabaai, Kleinbrak, Uilenkraals, Pearly Beach
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Poenskop26 wrote:
BoikieLouw wrote:
I recently moved to Cape Town to study and I was wondering if there is any good Bass Fishing Dams in Cape Town.I live in Brackenfell so anything close to it? Thanks for the help

Fresh water march areas in Betties Bay.


Are there still bass around?
Big numbers?

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 Posted: Mon Dec 16th, 2019 06:10 am
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Poenskop26
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Joined: Fri Oct 11th, 2019
Location: Centurion, South Africa
Posts: 52
Equipment: Anything Affordable.
Best Catch: 26 kg Poenskop/Musselcracker.
Favorite Fishing Spot: On a boat anywhere along our coast
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Nowhere in SA is big numbers of bass, you need to hunt for them. Becoming a scarce hobby.

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 Posted: Tue Jun 9th, 2020 01:08 pm
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Aubrey Mynhardt
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Joined: Tue Sep 20th, 2011
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Posts: 41
Equipment: Not enough
Best Catch: 9kg cob,5kg sandy,7kg couta,4kg quenfish,10.5 kg carp, 8 kg catfish,3.5kg ...
Favorite Fishing Spot: Du Toits Kloof,Mozambique,Vaal river etc
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Doordekraal can be fished with permit and floattube.
other than that nothing great very close. Hillcrest whine farm also a option seen some okay size bass there...

if you can get a contact at Tigerwatrefront you will be blessed hahahahahha

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 Posted: Mon Jul 27th, 2020 09:47 am
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Nitesh
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Joined: Mon Jul 27th, 2020
Location: Western Cape,Cape Town , South Africa
Posts: 2
Equipment: Okuma
Best Catch: Carp 5.2kg Bass 2.7
Favorite Fishing Spot: Sterkfontein(KZN) Spioenkop(KZN)
Boat: Manifesting
Club: Not yet
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hi guys

i also just moved to Cape town..and was looking for a spot to get some bass or carp

i fished Doordekraal and Hillcrest this weekend
for bass and carp

not even a welcome bite to say hi ::tclaph

but im still on the lookout

Aubrey - you not the only one to say that about Tigerwaterfront

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 Posted: Fri Nov 6th, 2020 03:39 am
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Dk88angler
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Joined: Thu Nov 5th, 2020
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
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Equipment: Okuma
Best Catch:  5kg river carp. 4.5kg sharp tooth ...
Favorite Fishing Spot: Any place with watet
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Morning peeps im gowing to a dam this afternoon after work will drop a link its in stellies ive caught there once be for and a mate of mine caught there as well not the biggest. But good for bank fishing.


Ho try little prinsses vlie have heard and seen some desent pics of fish come out there

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 Posted: Thu Nov 19th, 2020 06:09 am
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navrik
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Joined: Thu Jan 28th, 2010
Location: Blaauwberg, Cape Town, South Africa
Posts: 58
Equipment: ALX & Powell Rods, Quantum & Lews Reels, Viscious Fluro
Best Catch: 3.26kg Largie Applethwaite, 2.085kg Smallie Clanwilliam, 0.56kg Spottie Clanwilliam
Favorite Fishing Spot: Kwaggaskloof Dam
Boat: Ruffnek Raker X16 90HP Evinrude
Club: Tafelberg Bass Anglers
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Good idea might be to join one of the SABAA clubs.

Last edited on Thu Nov 19th, 2020 06:10 am by navrik

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