Trip at a Glance
Van der Kloof, Northern Cape, South Africa
Fishing, Fly Fishing, River Fishing
3 - 5 days
Departure Day(s) and Time(s)
Town of Vanderkloof or Bloemfontein Airport
Excellent accommodation and meals, guide, skipper, boat with 30 litres fuel per day, transport to and from the river and launch site
Guides can collect clients from Bloemfontein or Kimberly Airport (1.5 - 3 hours drive) at a cost; anglers need to be relatively fit to fish the Orange River
- This trip offers clients the opportunity to hook Largemouth Yellowfish (Mahseer-like species, predatory) that grow in this area to 30-plus pounds.
- The dry fly fishing for Smallmouth Yellowfish is exhilarating and at times, world-class!
- The fish can often be spotted, making for thrilling fly fishing.
- The area lies within a harsh, sparsely populated African backdrop with much wildlife.