Carp Fishing in the wild waters of Tzaneen | iinfo TZANEEN

Looking for the perfect carp fishing spot? What better place to throw in the lines than in the heart of the tropical region in South Africa, the Tzaneen dam.
 
The dam was built in 1976 and was originally created to supply surrounding farmers with irrigation water. The Tzaneen dam has a capacity of 157 ,291 ,000 cubic meters of water and a surface area of 1 ,163.6 hectares. The dam receives its water from both the Groot Letaba and Ramadiepa rivers.
 
The dam is situated about 8km outside of Tzaneen in the Limpopo province and completely surrounded with the beautiful scenery of mother nature. Any fisherman’s dream for the perfect relaxing weekend getaway.  
 
Carp fishing in South Africa has come a long way since the days of carp bait such as brown bread and curry powder or vanilla powder. Today’s carp fishing rods, reels and tackle are of far better quality and varies in different ranges of carp bait. Carp fishing hasn’t become any easier but it is still as enjoyable as ever, and what better place to enjoy the art of carp fishing than in Tzaneen.
 
Wild carp can be caught in the Tzaneen dam at an average size of over 10kg. Every carp in the dam is a winner with an even spread of long, short, fat and lean fish all being present. These fish are some of the best in the world. Local fisherman have caught fish well in the excess of 23kg and the lake record is currently standing at 28.13kg.
 
You are guaranteed to be completely hooked on this beautiful, nature surrounded venue. It offers world class potential for the pro-angler, as well as the beginner. This is not only the perfect spot for carp fishing, but the area offers a lot of fun-filled activities such as hiking trails, river rafting, canopy tours, camping spots, sunny days and alluring mountain views.
 
So whether you want to enjoy a break with the family or you just want to escape the city life, throw in the lines and have a refreshing cold one, Tzaneen is the perfect place for you!
 
Don’t delay. Come and relax your whole mind, body and soul. 
 
 

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