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Mohammed Esat with 5.70 kg bass caught at Maguga Dam

You will notice that there is no introduction to this section yet.

I would like to fill this gap with an introduction from a local angler [or someone who is a frequent visiting fisherman] for every one of the geographical pages on

The many thousands of anglers now regularly using these pages prefer to read something written by someone who can see the area from an insider's point of view. They know the best spots, not just the ones that first time or overseas visitors usually visit or that are well known outside of the area.

Each introduction carries the e-mail address of the contributor so that anglers can get in touch with them if, for example, they are planning a trip [unless the contributor is unable to do this] so it could bring you extra business if you own a local fishery or tackleshop, charter boat or magazine etc.

Please get in touch if you feel you can contribute an introduction to this page - you don't have to be an expert; I'm not!

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Help me make the first point of reference for anyone who wants to go fishing anywhere in the world!

Driekoppies Dam

Satellite View
Driekoppies Dam is a fairly new impoundment, contsruction started in 1993 and was completed in 2002. The dam, along with Maguga in Swaziland forms part of the Komati Basin Water Authority project, part of Driekoppies extends into Swaziland...

Maguga Dam

Satellite View
Maguga Dam is the most recent buzz word in the Southern African Bass Fishing fraternity. Located on the Komati River, Maguga Dam is home to some 'Monster" Bass with some record catches over the past 6 months. The current Swaziland record stands at 5.4kg, caught in mid September 2007, Maguga offers a unique Bass fishing experience, Bass between 2.5kg to 5.0kg can be expected so bring heavy line and sturdy tackle...

Swaziland Angling Association

IGFA - Zone 6 Angling - Swaziland National Sports Council

Swaziland Tigerfish Angling Club

P.O. Box 940, Matsapha M202 - Cell: (+268) 602 8082 Email: Diccon Robinson Chairman

Maguga Lodge

Fishing at Maguga Dam
Maguga Dam is fast becoming a buzz word in the Bass Fishing fraternity...

Chimhavira Overland Safaris

...Located just south of Piggs Peak, Maguga dam has a capacity of 332 million cubic meters of water and a wall height of 115 meters, making it one of the highest in Southern Africa. It is well known for its excellent fishing opportunities and holds the national bass record currently set at 5,3kg! Fed by the Komati River the dam is situated within the Komati Gorge, which offers it protection against the elements...

Fishing in Swaziland


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...