Johannesburg Fly Fishing Guides – Lake

Visit South Africa and have a freshwater adventure with Johannesburg Fly Fishing Guides in some of the fish-rich dams of the area! Your guide, Raymond Rainbird, was born and raised here, and he’s been fishing these waters for over 25 years. He’ll take you to the most productive fishing grounds in the area.

Raymond has a 4’ drift boat that you can use to explore these waters, and it can accommodate up to 4 people. But this will be a wading trip, so you’ll have an authentic experience while maximizing your chances of catching that bucket list fish!

Bring your fly fishing equipment so you can be comfortable on this adventure. You can also rent all the equipment from the captain at an additional charge, just let him know in advance. This is a catch and release trip, so note that you’ll be required to release all the fish after taking a few photos.

The target species of this trip is the hard-fighting Largemouth Bass, so this is a great chance to catch that monster specimen! Enjoy some of the amazing natural views in South Africa while testing your fly fishing skills, and have a trip you’ll remember. Kids older than 7 are welcome to come, so this is a great opportunity to make some wonderful family memories.

Raymond will make sure to provide you with a fishing license. All you really need to bring is some sun protection, some snacks and drinks, and you’re ready to have some fun!

Johannesburg Fly Fishing Guides will show you a great time, so book them now for a memorable South African freshwater adventure!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Largemouth Bass
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Apr 1
    price breakdown
    On this trip, you'll go to rich private dams only 45 minutes away from Johannesburg. You'll put your fly fishing skills to the test by chasing the hard-fighting Largemouth Bass. You can either bring your own equipment, or rent it from the captain. A flies selection can be ordered in advance. Make sure to bring some sun protection, and get ready to explore some of the most beautiful freshwater areas of South Africa!

About the Captain

Raymond Rainbird
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Captain Raymond has been fly fishing for over 25 years. He was born and raised here, a local to the area, so he knows the waters very well. He is a part of the flyfishing team trying to join the national team of SAR and compete in world competitions. He has a number of co-guides who can join him and take more than 2 customers who are also a part of the team. He is a big fan of flyfishing for Yellowfish since it's an indigenous species in SAR and very unique. Fishing for it is very unique as well and no one should miss this if they come to SAR. He'll make sure you have the time of your life while putting your fly fishing skills to the test!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Bass (Largemouth)

Boat Specs

Local (Drift boat) originally built in 1994. Powered by a 1HP None engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 1 knots.

4 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Fly Fishing


Life Jackets
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Mandatory


Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Bank Transfer