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Tzaneen Dam – Top spot for Carp fishing
Blog by – Mesche Meijer
 
Looking for the perfect Carp fishing spot? - What better place to cast your lines into, than the wild waters of the Tzaneen Dam, situated in the heart of the prolific sub- tropical region in South Africa, Tzaneen.
 
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 covers a surface area of 1, 163.6 hectares. The dam receives its water from both the Groot Letaba and Ramadiepa rivers.
 
The Tzaneen dam is situated on the outskirts of the scenic town Tzaneen in the Limpopo Province and is completely surrounded by breath-taking scenery - 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 equipment are of far better quality and varies in different ranges of carp bait.
 
This specialized sport hasn’t become any easier with more improved equipment, and what better place can be chosen than the Tzaneen Dam to conquer and enjoy the art of Carp fishing in Tzaneen.
 
The Tzaneen Dam hosts Wild Carp of an average weight 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 sought after by some of the best and most devoted Carp fisherman in the world. Local fisherman have caught fish well in the excess of 23kg and the lake record is currently standing at 28.13kg.
 
Visitors to this landmark are guaranteed to be completely hooked on this array of natural beauty.
 
The Tzaneen Dam offers world class fishing opportunities for the Novus as well as for the pro-angler.
 
Although the Tzaneen Dam is not only the perfect spot for Carp fishing, it’s surrounding areas also offer 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 family, friends or you just want to escape the hustling city life, casting your line in the wild waters of the Tzaneen Dam whilst enjoying a refreshing cold one of your choice will leave you in awe of this most beautiful part of our country, Tzaneen - the perfect breakaway destination for you!
 
Don’t delay. Come and relax your whole mind, body and soul.
 
 

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