Fresh Water Bait Angling

Dams

Boschkop Dam

Situated 20km north of Potchefstroom on the Carletonville road (R501). Turn left at the Rysmierbult/ Muiskraal turnoff, go over the Mooi River and turn left immediately after the bridge.

 

Baberspan

Drive from Sannieshof towards Delareyville. After 15 Km turn right and head towards the dam.

 

Bronkhorstspruit Dam

On the N4 from Pretoria towards Witbank turn right on the Delmas road just as you pass Bronkhorstspruit. Going through the gate you need to keep left and drive along the fence until you get to the dam.

 

Bloemhof Dam

Take the N12 from JHB to Bloemhof, passing through Wolmarans Stad. 400m before you get to Bloemhof  take a turn left and follow the road over the bridge. After the bridge turn right and follow the gravel road to the Main gate.

 

Bon Accord Dam

Take the Voortrekker road to Bon Accord from Pretoria. About 3Km past Onderstepoort turn left towards the dam.

 

Doorndraai Dam

Access is from the old main road betweenNaboomspruit and Potgietersrus. Take the turn-off to Sterkrivier, travel for 17 km, turn left to Doorndraai Dam on a gravel road. After 6 km turn left again at a signposted gate and 1 km further to the entrance of the reserve. Total 69 km from Naboomspruit.

 

Donaldson Dam

Donaldson Dam can be found on the R28 traveling towards Randfontein. It is a public resort with 2 campsites and ablution blocks. An entrance fee is payable.

 

Gariep Dam

Drive from Colesberg on the N1 towards Bloemfontein. After about 50 Km you will see the Gariep turn off ,  follow the road until you get to the dam.

 

Johan Neser Dam

From Klerksdorp towards Ventersdorp and turn left after 10 Km and carry on to the dam.

 

Klaserie Dam

From Hoedspruit take the Klaserie road. About 2Km before Klaserie turn right on to a dirt road the turn right on the next road.

 

Koppies Dam

On the N1 from the Westrand take the Vanderbijlpark/Sasolgurg turn off  and after passing Salsolburg take the Koppies turn off. When you are in Koppies you need to turn left towards the dam and drive for another 10Km.

 

Klipdriftdam

Situated about 20km from Potch on the Johannesburg road (N12). Turn right at the second Klipdrif sign, past the cell phone tower. Follow the gravel road for 10km and turn left into Van Niekerk's farm at Bluegum plantation. Follow the road to the resort and do your birding there.  You can drive past the Van Niekerk turnoff and go on to the shop a kilo further. Get permission to enter the area across the shop for waders and the gull.

 

Leeupan Dam

Take the N17 highway to springs (past Carnival City) for 90 km, follow road untill highway ends at Leandra. Turn right towards Standerton Drive for +-20km as the dam will be on your right hand side before the Kinross turn off.. The Dam is opposite the Kinross Turn off.

 

Loskop Dam

See Loskop Dam Map on the left side.

 

Orkney Vaal

Take the N12 from JHB through Potch. Then take the Orkney turn off carry on pass Anglo Gold. At the robot go straight , go over the first stop street ,there will be a church on you right side at the second stop street carry on and at the third stop street turn left. Now you can follow the road until you see a sign "ORKNEY VAAL" just follow the direction.

 

Rietspruit Dam

From Klerksdorp to Ventersdorp. 15 Km after Ventersdorp turn right and head towards the dam

 

Rietvlei Dam

From Pretoria towards JHB on the R21 you take the Elarduspark/Rietvlei turn off. Turn right at the stop street. The dam will be down the road.

 

Roodeplaat Dam

Drive along the N1 from Pretoria towards Pietersburg. Turn left at the Cullinan turn off and then turn right. Turn left at the four-way-stop towards Moloto and the dam will be about 10Km down the road

 

Trigharts Fontein Dam

Take the N17 highway to springs (past Carnival City) for 90 km, follow road untill highway ends at Leandra. Turn left towards Leandra. Drive to the main road and turn right towards Kinross. Drive for +-35 km through Kinross untill Trighart is reached. Drive trough the town for 1km and turn right into a sand road. (The Dam is 300meters outside of Trighard on the right). Follow the signs.

 

Unicor Dam

Take the N17 highway to springs (past Carnival City) for 90 km, follow road untill highway ends at Leandra. Turn left towards Leandra. Drive to the main road and turn right towards Kinross. At the first stop at Kinross turn right  towards Evander. Follow road to untill  Secunda turn off, turn left. Follow road for 800 meters as the Dam will be on your right.

 

Vaalkop Dam

Travel from Pretoria to Brits and take the R511 towards Thabazimbi. After about 36 km (at a railway bridge) turn left towards Vaalkop Dam. Follow this road for about 4 km and turn right at the T-junction. 12 km further turn left at the Vaalkop Dam sign. The entrance is about 1 km further on the right-hand side.

 

Vaal Dam

See Vaaldam Map on the left side.

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