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Chiboos Farm New Machave

Posted by Adil Mungalee on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, In : King Carp 
An awesome place is not good enough to describe it.  A privately owned farm which belongs to one of my very good friends is currently the main topic of discussion on the lips of many fishingfanatix enthusiasts.
We recently conducted a Survival activity for adults at the farm, and it was really great.  So I decided to book the whole family for a weekend getaway where I could test the fishing prospects....we were not disappointed.

Ubi with a 9kg Barbel which he hooked using a fish head.

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Posted by Adil Mungalee on Monday, April 13, 2015, In : Monster Barbel 

Moe Bakhas and Wilson carry the monster
Ashraf Bakhas of Sivaya Motors in Randfontein caught this whopper of a barbel on the 18 September 2014
. He says he used a carp head and instead of taking the line in deep, he cast the line in very near to the shoreline.  Within 10 minutes the bait got picked up and a 45 minute battle took place.  Ashraf was fishing with a 14 ft rod fitted with a magnum centre pin reel. "It was like catching something big off the surf", said Bhakas about his experience.

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