Dullstroom is a renowned fly fishing destination with a vast number of properties for anglers to choose from. With this abundance of choice, we decided to find out where the best fishing spots lie so that you can get the best possible fishing experience. In no particular order…
1. Dullstroom On The Dam
As well as being the municipal dam in the area this is also one of the oldest dams in Dullstroom. You can buy a permit to fish at Dullstroom On The Dam for a fee of R150.00. The dams are well stocked and have something for everyone. You can fish from the banks, wade or even from a tube.
Positioned about 10 minutes from the village out on the way to Lynberg, Laverpa has 3 Dams. With a focus on maintaining good stock, Laverpa has a strict catch and release policy. A good stock of both rainbow and brown trout can be found in the dams. Fishing for the day will cost R280.00 with a R200.00 key deposit, in addition only 10 anglers are allowed to fish per day.
3. Birds of Prey Trophy Dam
This trophy water is for the more skilled anglers and lies just 1km out of town with large brown and rainbow trout. With 4kg giants having been caught and 3kg fish being reeled in regularly, be prepared to catch a monster. This exclusive property only allows 3 anglers per day. A day of fishing costs R350.00 along with a R200.00 key deposit.
4. Dunkeld Country and Equestrian Estate
Dunkeld boasts 23 fly fishing dams that are well stocked all year long. The property lies on the edge of the village and is ideal for any level angler. Day visitors pay a fee of R150.00 and must also pay for their catch.
5. Walkersons Hotel & Spa
Known as one of the top properties to fish around Dullstroom, this stunning estate has a beautiful stretch of river as well as over a dozen dams to choose from. Walkersons’ outstanding fishing facilities make it the ideal place to develop your fishing skills.
If you are planning a fishing getaway to Dullstroom in the near future, be sure to book your stay at Walkersons Hotel & Spa and take advantage of all this beautiful estate has to offer. The Walkersons team will be happy to assist you with any equipment and advice that you may need along the way.