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Wriggleswade Dam

Location: Eastern Cape, Stutterheim

Wriggleswade Dam is one of Eastern Cape's best bass producing dams.

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Wriggleswade Dam

Wriggleswade Dam is located about 20 km outside Stutterheim  and 75 km inland from East London. Wriggleswade is relatively deep, windiing its way about 15 km through lush green farmlands with steep hills on each side. Several large bays branch off and 2 rivers discharge into the lake.

The lake is home to some Big Bass, Florida strain Largemouth Bass are predominant with a small number of Spotted Bass being caught occasionaly. The current lake record stands at 4.3 kg (9 1/2 lbs). The lake is clear and deep with plenty of structure of all kinds including standing trees, lilly pads and grass beds.

Wriggleswade is the venue of the annual Amatola Bass Classic held in February each year and hosted by the local Bass club.

Excellent launching facilities are available, there are also well kept camping facilities with electrical points.





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