Sedgefield - Fishing Spot

Groenvlei Dam Fishing spot Sedgefield

Groenvlei Dam is 2km from Sedgefield on the Knysna road.

This fresh water dam (Lake Pleasant) contains the big mouth black bass and it's extremely popular with anglers through-out the year.

Fishing licences for boat and angling are obtainable from Sports and Hobbies - Sedgefield

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Sedgefield Mouth/Estuary

Sedgefield Mouth/Estuary is a very popular spot for estuary/lagoon fishing. Light tackle when mouth is closed and fair tackle (sinker wait) when open. Bait can be pumped out the lagoon with a prawn pump (need a bait licence)
Species of fish: Grunter, gerick(leervis), Stompneus, Steenbras, Kabeljou and Mullet. All species can be caught on: Pilchards, Pink prawn, Squid, Mud prawn or Live bait (mullet).
Fishing permits are available at Sedgfield Post Office or SAN Parks.

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Gericke's Point Fishing Spot sedgefield

Gericke's Point Beach: Surf and rock for the angler. a Good spot for Musselcracker, Galjoen, Garrick and Cob.

Take Swartvlei Caravan Park turn off through the Links Golf Course.

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Platbank fishing spot in Goukamma Nature Reserve

Between Buffalo Bay and Sedgefield, in the Goukamma Nature Reserve, lies a beautiful stretch of unspoilt beach. A popular spot for the shore angler with species of fish such as Blacktail, Steenbras and even Shark. As this is a Nature Reserve, no bait or Oyster collection is allowed.

You can get there from the N2 just outside of Sedgefield (Knysna side). Take the Groenvlei or Lake Pleasant turnoff. Continue on the gravel road to the parking area at the beach, about 3.3km from the N2.

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Post Office (Placid Waters) Fishing Spot

Post Office (Placid Waters) Fishing Spot in Sedgefield is very popular among the locals. Species of fish: Grunter, Garrick (leervis), Stompneus, Steenbras, Kabeljou and Mullet.
All species can be caught on Pilchards, Pink prawn, Squid, Mud prawn or Live bait. Bait available at Sedgefield Sports and Hobbies prawn can be pumped out the lagoon with a prawn pump.
Fishing permits are available at Sedgfield Post Office or SAN Parks.

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Sedgefield Train Bridge

Sedgefield Train Bridge in Sedgefield, is situated north off the N2 at Swartvlei. Here you'll find a variety of fish spesies like Kabeljou, Grunter, Garrick, Stompneus, Mallet & Tilapia. The best bait for Sedgefield Lagoon are sardines, prawn, tjokka & mallet (as live bait). Fishing permits are available at Sedgfield Post Office or SAN Parks.

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