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Trout Fishing

Trout Fishing

Trout is the name for a number of species of freshwater fish belonging to the genera Oncorhynchus, Salmo and Salvelinus. South Africa’s trout fishing is a delightful pastime. Trout in South Africa grows larger than you would expect because of the abundant food available. This activity can be great fun for you and for your friends and family as you escape from the pressure of the big city.The Free State province in South Africa is a trout fishing platform of note.

Most of the trout fishing activities in this province take place in the beautiful quite town of Clarens by the still-water of Little Caledon River. Clarens is known for fair daytime weather and freezing weather in winter.The frozen tiny streams and cascades are known to later release sizeable quantities of clear sparkling water.This sparkling water is the blood and soul of trout fishing.There is a specific dam in Clarens for this social activity which is next to the Golf Estate.Trout fishing permits can be obtained from the Pro Shop.

For those venturing into this activity, one thing you can never do away with is being able to know the feeding habits of the quarry. Some of the names you will get to know include Walkers Killer, Griffiths Gnat, Rat Raced Mc Dougal, Mrs Simpson, Kaufamns Lake Dragon, Gold-ribbed Hares Ear, Bead-head Wooly Bugger, Damsel Nymph, etc.

Trout fishing has never been this pleasant.


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