Angling rules / Hengel reëls

The following rules are implemented at Kwaggahoek Dam with immediate effect. If you break it you will be requested to leave the venue although you have paid (No refunds)! / Die volgende reëls word met onmiddelike effek by Kwaggahoekdam geimplementeer. As jy dit verbreek sal jy versoek word om die perseel te verlaat al het jy betaal (Geen refunds)!:

  1. Only SACS Subscribers are allowed to fish or use any other facilities at Kwaggahoek Dam. / Slegs SACS lede word by Kwaggahoekdam toegelaat om te hengel of enige fasiliteite te gebruik.
  2. Only Specimen angling with hair rig are allowed at the venue. NO conventional angling (No Papgooi). / Slegs Spesiehengel met haarstrop word toegelaat by die dam. GEEN konvensionele hengel (Geen Papgooi).
  3. No less than 19lb (8kg) strength of main line must be used / Slegs lyn sterker as 19lb (8kg) moet gebruik word op die hooflyn.
  4. Only (1) one hook to be used at all times per rod in a specimen angling setup. / Slegs (1) een hoek toegelaat per stok te alle tye volgens die spesiehengel metode.
  5. All carp safe equipment (carp mat, fish safe landing net and weigh sling) must be displayed before starting to fish. / Alle karpvriendelike toerusting (karpmat, visveilige skepnet en weegsak) moet uitgestal word voordat daar gehengel word.
  6. To curb line pressure, only 3 rods are allowed on a swim if 1 angler fishes. A maximum of 6 rods are allowed on a swim if 2 or more anglers fish. This is also relevant to the Otter and Spot Camps! / Om lyndruk te verminder word slegs 3 stokke op 'n swim toegelaat wanneer 1 hengelaar hengel. 'n Maksimum van 6 stokke word toegelaat wanneer 2 of meer hengelaars hengel. Dit is ook van toepassing op die Kol en Otter kampe!
  7. Anglers are not allowed to fish from 1 swim over to another, especially at the Spot and the Otter camps. The tree in the water and reeds on the dam wall indicate the angling borders between the two swims. / Hengelaars word nie toegelaat om oor swims te hengel nie, veral by die Kol en Otter kampe. Die boom in die water en rietbos op die damwal dui die grens tussen die 2 swims aan. 
  8. The use of bait boats alone are not allowed! / Die gebruik van aasbootjies alleenlik word nie toegelaat nie!
  9. Fish must be played and landed from a small boat or canoe to curb fish from being lost in snags. Do not try to land the fish from the bank! / Vis moet vanaf 'n boot of canoe gespeel en geland word om the keer dat vis in snags beland. Moenie probeer om die vis van die ower af te land nie!
  10. No fish may be removed by any angler from the venue or be grilled. Gates will be locked permanently to the venue and vehicles searched for fish being removed without authorization. Any person visiting the venue will be obliged to accept this arrangement or not be allowed access to the venue any more. / Geen vis mag vanaf die dam verwyder word of gebraai word nie. Hekke tot die perseel sal voortaan gesluit word en voertuie deursoek word vir vis wat onregmtig verwyder word. Enige persoon wat die venue besoek sal die reëling gehoorsaam of die perseel voortaan belet word.
  11. Anglers are requested to consider one another as SACS members. / Hengelaars word versoek om mekaar te konsidereer as SACS lede.
  12. No swimming of children are allowed in the dam. Crocodiles are present! / Geen swem van kinders word in die dam toegelaat nie. Krokodille is teenwoordig! 
  13. No misuse of alcohol or playing of hard music will be tolerated. / Geen misbruik van alkohol of harde musiek sal geduld word nie.
  14. No Carp may be sacked. It must be weighed, photographed and released as soon as possible! / Geen Karp mag gesak word nie. Dit moet so gou as moontlik geweeg, afgeneem en vrygelaat word!

Vanaf 6 Mei 2015 word alle hengel by die 5 Kamp plekke, die Chalets sowel as Die Kol en Die Otterkamp deur South African Carp Angling Solutions (SACS) hanteer en besprekings kan slegs aanlyn op dié webwerf gedoen word. / As from 6 May 2015 all angling at the 5 Camp areas, the Chalets as well as at The Spot and The Otter Camp, are processed by South African Carp Angling Solutions (SACS) and bookings can only be done online on this website.

Slegs SACS lede word by die oord toegelaat. Geen vriende van hengelaars wat nie aan SACS behoort sal toegelaat word nie! / Only SACS subscribers are allowed at the venue. No friends of anglers that are not part of SACS will be allowed.

Sluit aan by SACS om besprekings by die dam te kan maak. / Join SACS at http://www.sacarp.co.za/register to make reservations at the venue.

Die gebruik van elektriese motors vir bootjies word aanbeveel a.g.v die klein wateroppervlakte en om nie vis te verjaag by ander hengelareas nie / The use of Electric trolling motors for boats are preferred due to the small surface of the dam and to not spook fish on other angler's swims.

Die minimum lynsterkte om by die dam te hengel is vasgestel op 19lb / 8kg om visveiligheid te verseker. Inspeksies sal gedoen word om te verseker dat hengelaars die reël nakom! / The minimum strength of line has been set at 19 lb / 8 kg to ensure the safety of fish. Inapections will be done to ensure that anglers adhere to this rule!

Pryse en inligting (mag verskil met aanlyn besprekings) / Prices and information (might differ in online bookings):

Daar is ‘n daaglikse fooi per karavaan betaalbaar en moet tydens jou bespreking gekies word / There is a daily fee payable per caravan and must be selected during your reservation made.

1.    5 Kampeer plekke / 5 Camping spots @ R85-00 pppd

2.    6 Vissers Chalets / 6 Fishermen’s Chalets @ R200-00 for 2 people.

(2 dubbel beddens, paraffien lantern, basiese kookgerei, bring eie beddegoed / 2 double beds, paraffin lantern, basic cooking utensils, bring own bedding). Gesamentlike ablusie blok met paraffien storte en spoel toilette. Communal ablution block with paraffin showers and flush toilets.

3.    “Die Kol / The Spot” – omheinde privaat kamp (tent of karavaan) / enclosed private camp (tent or caravan). Starting @ R280-00 vir/for 2, R375-00 vir/for 3, R480-00 vir/for 4 people

4.    “Die Otterkamp / The Ottercamp” – omheinde privaat kamp (tent of karavaan) / enclosed private camp (tent or caravan). Pryse soos Die Kol / Prices as The Spot.

5.    Kingfisher eenhede (3) / Kingfisher units (3) @ R220-00 per person per night.

(Eskom krag, kombuisie, stort en toilet, yskas, mikrogolf oond, beddegoed word voorsien, bring slegs eie handdoeke / Eskom power, kitchenette, shower and toilet, fridge, micro-wave oven, bedding is supplied, bring only own towels)

Karp streng vang en vrylaat. Geen vis mag gesak word nie!

Carp strictly catch and release. No fish may be sacked!

Click on the following link to make "Reservations" at the venue:

http://sacarp.co.za/reservations/

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