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The Haenertsburg Trout Association has a long standing history with hosting some memorable fly fishing competitions over the years.

It is once again time for all fly fishing enthusiasts to gather around the tranquil village of Haenertsburg in Magoebaskloof for the 2019 Haenertsburg Trout Challenge. This year’s event will bring back some nostalgic traditions, warming comradery and the excitement of casting into the waters that provide a refuge to the wild, sustainably bred trout of our region.

The 2019 Haenertsburg Trout Challenge will take place on Saturday 24 August 2019.

The competition structure will be as follows:

The challenge will take place on a number of lakes in the area and therefore anglers must make use of self-propelled floatation vessels including float tubes and pontoons. Mechanically propelled vessels are not permitted. Please feel free to contact us for clarification of the legality of any homemade or non-commercial crafts.


Friday 23 August 2019

Registration for all anglers at Magoebaskloof Hotel between 15:00 and 18:30.

Welcome and Introduction at 19:00

Saturday 24 August 2019

Morning session on one of four lakes in the local area.

Lunch and lake change over.

Afternoon session on one of four lakes (alternate from morning session).

Prize giving ceremony and auction to be held at Magoebaskloof Hotel.

Sunday 25 August 2019

HTA Annual General Meeting (AGM) 9:30 – 11:00 (everyone welcome)

The winners will be decided by the combined total lengths of fish caught by an angler or a team.


R 1 200 per individual angler

R 5 000 per team (4 anglers per team)

R 800 per junior entry (up to 16 years)

Registration fee includes:

Light breakfast, lunch and buffet dinner on Saturday 24 August

Registration pack.


Simply download the entry form at the bottom of this page and e-mail the completed form to:       



Special accommodation rates apply for all anglers at Magoebaskloof Hotel.

More accommodation is available at: