BELL RIVER CATCHMENT - Rhodes upstream

Tuschielaw

Chrissie Barnard

Entrance:                 At the Bell River bridge TO TUSCHIELAW

Upstream:               30º 47´ 16.50” S                    27º 58´ 01.61” E

Downstream:           30º 47´ 33.13” S                    27º 57´ 52.11” E

Proceed down Ross Street towards the Bell River until reaching the bridge. Walk upstream until reaching a mat across the river and continue until another mat shortly before the confluence of the Carlisleshoekspruit and the Bell River.

 

Newstead

Janbert & Caroline Reeders

Entrance:                At the Bell River bridge TO NEWSTEAD

Upstream:              30º 47´ 14.87” S                   27º 58´ 01.61” E

Downstream:          30º 47´ 16.50” S                   27º 58´ 17.96” E

Travel out of Rhodes on the Naudesnek road. +-1km from the village turn left onto the Carlisleshoek/Tiffindell road.  +-500m from the turnoff, cross the bridge over the Bell River and immediately after the bridge is a gate on the left. Turn in, close the gate behind you and park in the shade of the crack willows. From the bridge, fish downstream only to +-250m below the confluence of the Bell River & Carlisleshoekspruit.

 

Lovedale

Janbert Reeders

Entrance:                30º 46´ 58.59” S                27º 59´ 25.67” E

Upstream:               30º 46´ 53.65” S                27º 59´ 47.78” E

Downstream:           30º 47´ 03.02” S                27º 59´ 47.78” E

Travel out of Rhodes on the Naudesnek road. +-4km from the village slightly before the entrance to Lovedale homestead marked by a “Lovedale” sign, a gate will be found on the left. Turn in and drive down the track until reaching a willow tree near the Bell River. Park & fish up or downstream for +-1km each way. Topmost boundary at pool next to a poplar wood on the river bank on the right. Bottom boundary located on a right-angled corner +-400m from a big rock that slopes into the riverbed.


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