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 Posted: Thu Feb 25th, 2010 01:37 pm
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SharkBait
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thank you much appreciated for the info

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 Posted: Mon Mar 1st, 2010 05:38 pm
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Johnathanakr
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Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
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Equipment: TFO Axiom 5wt 9" rod with a Battenkill 2 large ...
Best Catch: Kob in Margate. +- 25kg's
Favorite Fishing Spot: Vaal
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This weekend was very successful. Caught tons of carp, got some slightly bigger ones this time too. Morning was slow as it was alittle cool, but 9am the fish were hungry and strong and pulling like Buses.

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 Posted: Tue Mar 2nd, 2010 07:51 am
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DINGO
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Joined: Wed Mar 19th, 2008
Location: FunSunZi - DurbsKzn, South Africa
Posts: 494
Equipment: ASSASSINS and SHIMMYS
Best Catch: Honeycomb 90kg
Favorite Fishing Spot: Anywhere in THE BIG BLUE
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Hi Johnathan,

Thanks for the reports, what fly tackle setup do you use for the carp?

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 Posted: Tue Mar 2nd, 2010 08:40 am
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Johnathanakr
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Equipment: TFO Axiom 5wt 9" rod with a Battenkill 2 large ...
Best Catch: Kob in Margate. +- 25kg's
Favorite Fishing Spot: Vaal
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Hi

The dam is very well kept with no reeds or such so you can go lighter on tackle than you would normally use for carp.
Depending on how i'm feeling I use either a 5wt or a 4wt rod, floating line, 3x leader, 4x tippet.
I use orange or yellow DDD's trimmed down to the size of a cat pellet treated with float-ant.
and bait the water with small amounts of Epol cat pellets. dont over bait the water as the fish then spread out too much. As the fish are feeding watch what direction they are moving to get the pellets and cast your fly in front of them.

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 Posted: Thu Sep 2nd, 2010 10:17 am
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Location: JHB, South Africa
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Equipment: Stradic 4000/6000-Xsage10_12/Crucial 7-SpeedmasterIV/BMarlinG3
Best Catch: Bronzi-24 kg / Tiger-4.5 kg
Favorite Fishing Spot: Cape Vidal
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Hi Johnathanakr

Which fishing would you rather take the children and wife to, Brookwoodtrout or Trouthunters. It's a toss up between the two at the moment.

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 Posted: Thu Sep 2nd, 2010 10:31 am
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Johnathanakr
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Equipment: TFO Axiom 5wt 9" rod with a Battenkill 2 large ...
Best Catch: Kob in Margate. +- 25kg's
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If the weather is good for trout your kids will pull in so many trout from the kids dam at brookwood you will be broke, cause you have to keep all the trout you land, no matter how small. Brookwood is also very very busy. so if you don't get there just after 6am you will struggle to find a nice spot to set the family up. and the Monkeys are becoming a problem, raiding peoples pick nick sites and pooing on peoples cars. Last 4 times Ive been my car has been a disgrace after-wards. They actually broke the wind screen wipers of my buddies car.

Trout hunters is not so busy, They have lots of braai's all over the place, Nice tree's for the family to sit under. and whats nice with kids is that there are stacks of carp to catch and you can return them to the water. The carp really start feeding when the water temperature is up. This time of the year in Gauteng you are more likely to catch carp. Trout are starting to get lazy past early morning. The down side of trout hunters is they are pretty close to a train track, so every hour or so, there is quite a noise from train speeding by.

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 Posted: Thu Sep 2nd, 2010 10:45 am
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Thanks bud. Do you know any website where I can view pics of Trouthunters

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 Posted: Thu Sep 2nd, 2010 10:50 am
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Johnathanakr
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Equipment: TFO Axiom 5wt 9" rod with a Battenkill 2 large ...
Best Catch: Kob in Margate. +- 25kg's
Favorite Fishing Spot: Vaal
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http://www.flyloops.net/showvenue.php?venue_id_search=51

at the link, there are a few pics of my buddies and myself with 1 or 2 of the carp we catch there. You can kinda see some of the scenery. Unfortunately none of them point to the nice spots.

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 Posted: Thu Sep 2nd, 2010 10:51 am
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Johnathanakr
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Equipment: TFO Axiom 5wt 9" rod with a Battenkill 2 large ...
Best Catch: Kob in Margate. +- 25kg's
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I lie, The pick labeled "Another Carp" you can kinda see some of the trees in the back ground,

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 Posted: Thu Sep 2nd, 2010 11:07 am
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Fishfingers
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Thanks for the advice

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 Posted: Tue Sep 28th, 2010 09:30 am
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DINGO
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@ Johnathan,

Thanks for sharing, all the tips you posted on fishing the dam worked, surface fly fishing could have been better if the hectic wind gave us a chance, but a great fun day with the family non the less.

Have some mana.

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 Posted: Tue Sep 28th, 2010 09:50 am
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Johnathanakr
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Awesome
I'm glad to have  helped. :)

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 Posted: Tue Oct 19th, 2010 09:54 am
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nkulu
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HI there , can u tell me where trouthunters is pls.

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 Posted: Tue Oct 19th, 2010 10:57 am
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Johnathanakr
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Equipment: TFO Axiom 5wt 9" rod with a Battenkill 2 large ...
Best Catch: Kob in Margate. +- 25kg's
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here it is.

Please note the price has changed, its now R60 to fish for the day. still worth it IMHO.
Johnathanakr wrote: Basically you need to follow the N14/Krugersdorp free way west. you will come to a set of traffic lights, where you will turn right to follow the N14.
You will come to a T junction follow the N14 right again. A few hundred meters down the road the road splits, follow the N14 to the left.
Keep straight, I unfortunately cant give you how many Km's you need to drive. you will drive for some time and come to a large intersection 4way stop. you will see a factory of sorts in-front of you to the right. Go straight over the 4way stop.
at this point your pretty close. In a few hundred meters you will drive over a tiny bridge  over a small stream.
once your over the bridge drive for another +- 900 meters. on your left you will see a small brown sign on a dirt road for trout hunters. Turn down the road a travel for another few hundred meters until you see a very small greenish sign on your left for tout hunters. this is the entrance to the farm. Its a long driveway, and its in bad repair.

Here is the map link on google maps. it might be easier for you to find your way from the map:
http://maps.google.co.za/maps?q=-26%C2%B0+6%27+10.89%22,+%2B27%C2%B0+39%27+8.27%22&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=-26%C2%B0+6%27+10.89%22,+%2B27%C2%B0+39%27+8.27%22&gl=za&ei=-R6GS7CODIeH4Qatk4nEDw&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=1&ved=0CAcQ8gEwAA


Its R50 per person for they day, C&R for Carp, Kurper and Bass. R70 per kilo for trout which they only stock in winter it seems.

Last edited on Tue Oct 19th, 2010 11:00 am by Johnathanakr

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 Posted: Tue Oct 19th, 2010 10:59 am
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Johnathanakr
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Joined: Sat Feb 6th, 2010
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Posts: 16
Equipment: TFO Axiom 5wt 9" rod with a Battenkill 2 large ...
Best Catch: Kob in Margate. +- 25kg's
Favorite Fishing Spot: Vaal
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was there This last weekend. The fish on average have put on a few KG's over winter. Caught my biggest one so far there at around 8kg's

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 Posted: Fri Oct 22nd, 2010 09:08 am
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nkulu
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Location: Middelburg Mpumalanga, South Africa
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Equipment: various
Best Catch: 46lb coho salmon Canada,4 kg bass, Witbank
Favorite Fishing Spot: all over
Boat: 16ft Deringer 140 bass boat, 90 yamaha.
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Thanks guys> keep those lines wet n tight.

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 Posted: Wed Jan 5th, 2011 01:23 pm
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Brakdog!
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Location: Durban, South Africa
Posts: 296
Equipment: Shimano, Diawa, and much more
Best Catch: 23,5Kg Couta, 29Kg YFT, 9Kg Snoek, 17Kg Wahoo all off ...
Favorite Fishing Spot: Mapelane, Vaal river, Kosi bay (bhanga nek) KZN north coast
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Anyone been of late? Im kinda keen to go through and do a bit of CNR slaughter

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 Posted: Wed Jan 5th, 2011 01:43 pm
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Johnathanakr
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Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
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Equipment: TFO Axiom 5wt 9" rod with a Battenkill 2 large ...
Best Catch: Kob in Margate. +- 25kg's
Favorite Fishing Spot: Vaal
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Hey

Was there last week Thursday. They have done alot of upgrading around the place but the fishing is still good.

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 Posted: Wed Jan 5th, 2011 01:46 pm
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Favorite Fishing Spot: Mapelane, Vaal river, Kosi bay (bhanga nek) KZN north coast
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SWEEEEEET!!! will see if I cant make a turn there in the next few weekends

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 Posted: Mon Jan 10th, 2011 11:08 am
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lyslexic
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was there on New Years Eve.  Landed around 11 carp between the 2 of us

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