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Vincent Rudman
South Africa offers a variety of game species for the enthusiast. This includes the Yellow Fish species which are indiginous to South Africa and definitely the best target species for freshwater fly anglers.

South Africa also offers a wide variety of mountain rivers that are home to some of the best trout waters in the African region. Additionally, there are numerous freshwater dams housing monster sized (North American) Bass, (European) Carp and Sharptooth Catfish.

South Africa has a pristine coastline where most of the big Game species can be targeted from the beach as well as from the comfort of a well equiped boat. Record size Cob are caught along the Kwa-Zulu Natal coastline along with big Shark such as the 200 Kilogram Ragged Tooth. Moreover, Monster Tiger Sharks, Hammerheads and Blacktips are also frequently caught.

The different estuaries along the coastline offer a chance for the fly angler or Dropshot enthusiast to test their skill with sought-after target species such as Bone Fish, King Fish and many of the Stingray species that are found frequenting the flats.

Vincent Rudman

Operator - CV Eco Tours

Bass Africa
Bass Africa Magazine was elected Official Magazine of the South African Bass Angling Association (SABAA) in July 2005. Since this date the magazine has promoted and produced a hard cover book and a five set DVD volume to assist enthusiastic bass anglers...

SA Bass Magazine

The Complete Flyfisherman
Fresh & Saltwater Flyfishing Magazine - South Africa, with its dynamic and varied coastline offers exciting fly fishing for anglers of all shapes and sizes. From the deep waters of the Cape, to the tranquil estuaries of the Eastern Cape and Transkei, to the endless beaches and rugged surf zone of the KwaZulu-Natal Coast, salt water fly fishing is booming, and more and more anglers are turning to the gentle art as they seek to create and fulfil new challenges....

Welcome Fishing Directory
South Africa offers fishermen, women and kids plenty of opportunity to enjoy their favourite fishing sport. Whether it is sitting on the banks of a placid inland lake or river, or taking up the challenge of surf and rock angling, South Africa has it all - and many South Africans have made fishing a favourite, and relaxing, pastime...

Big Daddy Baits

Facebook Page
Big Daddy Baits is proud to anounce a brand new range of products which now is available to both conventional and specimen carp anglers across Southern Africa...


GuideGear SA brings the finest fishing sports gear, right to your doorstep. A line which is affordably priced and endorsed by countless enthusiasts - from professional anglers to weekend boaters....


Exclusive distributors of top brands of imported fishing tackle to speciality tackle dealers throughout Southern Africa and Namibia. We welcome local and international trade enquiries...

Federation of South African Flyfishers [FOSAF]

In 1985/1986, a group of flyfishers in the Eastern and Western Cape became very concerned about developments in the sport of flyfishing in the then Cape Province. It was clear that the Cape Department of Nature Conservation wanted to deregulate the Trout Fishing Ordinance but no consultation or discussion was held with flyfishing clubs or individuals. Concerned flyfishers met and the Federation of Southern African Flyfishers (FOSAF) was formed on 1 March 1986 at the Eagles Ridge Hotel, Stutterheim...

South African Bass Angling Association

The South African Bass Angling Association is the new name for the South African Bass Chapter Federation as decided at the special general meeting held on 02 October 2001...

South African Carp Society

The South African Carp Society is a member based organisation with the sole focus of promoting the sport of catch and release carp angling in Southern Africa...

Fly Talk

Fly tying, catches etc...

New Fishing Corner

Be Nice! I do want to ask this of all members that choose to use this site... In the past 2 years the users have been destructive in their use of language as well as being disrespectful to new users. My dream for this site was always to be a space on the web where South African's can get the best info and advice for free.


South African Angling and Boating Community Forums...



Hooked on Fishing - Addicted to Angling

This blog is about three brothers, Bossie, Savage and Foxtrot, and their fishing trips to fresh water destinations around South Africa and neighbouring countries. Bossie, Savage and Foxtrot are inexperienced anglers, sharing the lessons they've learned during their fishing outings. Come and read about the fish that got away and the stories they share...

Airboat Afrika Company

Christian Grosch is the creator of the Airboat Afrika Company, a South African business promoting airboats. Christian was born in Stuttgart / Germany and raised in - well, a lotta places. Early years and kindergarten in Tokyo / Japan were followed by schools around Germany...

Linecasters Guiding

Linecasters Guiding has for the past 15 years successfully guided and tutored fly fishermen on the rivers around Southern Africa. The renowned Linecasters founders Fred Steynberg and Mario du Preez are R.E.F.F.I.S / THETA approved National and International guides, offering unparalleled fresh and salt water guiding adventures. Linecasters clients not only experience the thrill of the catch, but are also offered professional tutoring, adding immeasurable value to their fly fishing knowledge and experience...

Will & Dre's Fishing Reports

Fishing reports from all over the country...

Bass Fishing South Africa

Bass Fishing South Africa is an interactive online community for bass fishing enthusiasts locally and from abroad. The community is creating the ultimate local bass fishing information resource available. Become part of the "Sharing and Caring" community and improve your bassing knowledge and skills instantly...


Bass fishing is a passion right? We are a community of really passionate bass anglers who make our home next to the bass water. Although the website and bass fishing forums are focussed on South African Bass waters, we have members from around the country and around the globe...

Extreme Sports Angling


Fishing Directory

Fishing Directory is the one stop source for Bass fishing, Carp fishing, Extreme fishing, Fly Fishing, Fishing Recipes, Fishing Knots, Fishing Clubs, Fishing Destinations, Fishing Tours and Charters, Fishing Events and much more....

Fishing Kayak

Welcome to Kayak Fishing South Africa. The website is owned by Mick Clarke "Codfather" Please register to keep up to date with whats happening....

Fly Fishing in Southern Africa

Southern Africa is renowned for its cultural diversity, scenic splendour and magnificent wildlife, but it also has much more to offer than these attractions. Southern Africa is also the ideal destination for Fly Fishing, not only is it beautiful and tranquil, but it is underutilized as well...

Fly Talk

Gallery, forums, articles etc...

Go Bass Fishing in Africa

Go Bass Fishing in Africa provides in depth information on Bass fishing in South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and Mozambique for both dedicated bass anglers and those new to the sport...

Carp Fishing SA - Amazing run
During a trip to a private lake in the Northern parts of South Africa I had the privilege to capture this amazing run on film. This fish was caught at long range, therefore the boat. Still one of my favourite catches to date...