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Founded in 1824, Lesotho (fondly referred to as the Kingdom in the Sky), is completely surrounded by South Africa. At 30,550.00 square kilometres, it is one of the world’s smallest countries and one of the few remaining monarchies in Africa.

Fishing Tour operators spent numerous months exploring Lesotho’s most wild and remote rivers in search of the ultimate trout waters this beautifully harsh country has to offer. And what they have found is a river which offers arguably the finest sight fishing for trout Southern Africa has to offer.

If you live for wild places; not a weekend at the syndicate wild, the kind of wild that reminds you that there are still forgotten corners of the planet to be fished. If you are prepared to go the extra mile to reach virgin waters, and the boutique sight fishing they offer, then trekking a remote river in the Lesotho highlands is for you.

And if sight fishing to wild trout was not enough, the beauty of this harsh mountain wilderness is astounding, and reason enough to spend time trekking through Lesotho. Surrounded by drastic basalt cliffs and big skies, the Bearded Vulture and the occasional herd boy and his flock will be your only neighbours during the trek. Nights are enjoyed under a blanket of brilliant stars and days filled with clear rivers, feisty fish and unforgettable scenery.

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New Oxbow Lodge

Situated on the banks of the Malibamatsoe River, this secluded lodge is ideal for skiing enthusiasts (ski slope 11km away). Gas heaters in rooms, log fires in lounge. Trout fishing...

Eastern Cape Fly-fishing Tours

Lesotho 5 Day Fishing Safari
We tackle the Maletsunyane again in September hopefully after the snow & winter cold & before the summer rains. Please see attached details of a standard trip into Lesotho which would always include a week-end...

LAX-A Angling Club

Lesotho Wilderness Fishing - Trout and Yellowfish in and around Lesotho - Lesotho and the surrounding parts of South Africa offer some very interesting trout fishing for wild Rainbows as well as indigenous Yellow fish. Lesotho and the areas of South Africa which surround it is often called the Roof of Africa and has a large amount of Freestone Rivers in stunningly beautiful mountain areas....

Linecasters - Lesotho Fly Fishing Adventures

We will depart for Lesotho from Rhodes at 5:00am, taking the spectacularly picturesque route over Lundeans Neck Pass, entering Lesotho via the Telle Bridge border post. Here we stop for coffee and rusks, arriving at our fishing destination at approximately 08:30 – 09:00. Anglers will begin to venture onto the rivers at around 09:30, enjoying a full days fishing until about 17:30 -18:30...

Siyabona Africa

6 day Fly Fishing Trip, Rhodes Village, Eastern Cape, South Africa...

The Bush Camp

Southern Lesotho Fly Fishing Safari
ish river gorges into which few fishermen have ventured. Wild Rainbow and Brown Trout of 12lb's have been caught. Basotho ponies carrying clothing, food, utensils and overnight equipment...

Tourette Fishing

Tourette Fishing spent numerous months exploring Lesotho’s most wild and remote rivers in search of the ultimate trout waters...

Fishing in Lesotho

The many rivers and dams throughout the country allow for excellent fishing for the keen angler. Trout fishing is a very popular pastime and the season is from September to end of May....

Hunting wild Lesotho Trout

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Fishing in Lesotho is one of the more popular activities and not without good reason. As it offers plenty of excitement for the angler and can be undertaken at numerous sites around the mountain Kingdom...

Lesotho Fishing

The Mountain streams of the Lesotho highlands offer some of the best trout fishing in Africa. Rainbow trout were introduced to the streams in 1932...