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Fishing in South Africa
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Fishing in South Africa offers you a variety of fishing options or spots including deep sea fishing charters, visiting one of our fresh water fishing spots or for the fly-fish connoisseur, there are numerous fly fishing spots.

With a coastline of almost 3 000 kilometres long, and numerous dams, lakes, rivers and streams, fishing in South Africa offers the fishing enthusiast variety. Nestled amongst pristine natural scenery, many of South Africa's prime fishing spots offer not only good fishing, but also include some of the most beautiful places in a country.


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 Wild Trout Association
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Flyfishing for wild trout and smallmouth yellowfish on more than 200km of running water in the Highlands of the Eastern Cape in a region with stunning mountain scenery, Alpine floral splendour and fine birding opportunities.

 Bass fishing - Theewater Sports Club Bass fishing - Theewater Sports Club  
Approximately 1 and a half hours drive from Cape Town, Theewaterskloof Dam is a large impoundment ideal for bass fishing.

 
 Dreamcast Fly Fishing Dreamcast Fly Fishing  
Dreamcast’s exclusive Fly Fishing waters and venues, offers clients the opportunity to fish fantastic destinations throughout Southern Africa and experience Fly Fishing at its best.

 
Deep South Fishing Charters
 
Deep South Fishing Charters conducts various boating charters from False Bay Yacht club in Simon's Town ranging from scenic tours to big game fishing.

 
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Port Elizabeth - Eastern Cape Port Elizabeth - Eastern Cape  
Port Elizabeth is known as the Friendly City, a major seaport and tourist destination along the dazzling shores of Algoa Bay.
   
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 Coelacanths - living fossils

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Coelacanths - living fossils
Until 1938, the coelacanth fish was thought extinct, but then fishermen off the coast of South Africa found a living coelacanth.