Flyfishing report: Trout - Port Elizabeth

Date of Report: Friday, 1st March 2024
Name: Brian Clark
Phone: 082 537 3285

On account of the hot weather there has been virtually no trout fishing done by members in the Upper van Stadens and Bulk River dams over the last month.

However, the bass fishing at Sand River Dam has been excellent and the club has also been donated a second boat for club members of our Eastern Cape Freshwater Fish Conservancy to fish from which is a great acquisition.

The club has a comprehensive outing programme for this year, see below:

Outing Calendar for 2024.



15-17 March

Rooihoek, Baviaans Kloof. Mainly bass fishing.


Nothing planned but Bankberg AGM on 5 April and FOSAF AGM 6 April at Angler & Antelope in Somerset East.

3-5 May

Thrift Dam for trophy trout

7-9 June

Gubu Dam – good trout fishing for rainbows & browns.

9-11 August

2nd Thrift Dam outing

15 Sept

Upper van Stadens Dam for trout.

25-27 Oct

2nd Baviaans Kloof outing

24 Nov.

2nd Sand River Dam outing.

For booking outings contact Robin Farrington at 0832367848 or


Brian on Sand River Dam.