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Footloose Trout Farm

#128 of 173 things to do in Johannesburg Features Animals
Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 464 5264
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Not that good

The dirt road that you have to take in order to reach is farm is a bit dodgy with large pot holes... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Muhammad C
via mobile
Sad

It is sad to see how dilapidated this place has become. First thing you experience getting there is... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Mladen A
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Randburg
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good30%
  • Average38%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
13 Apr 2017
“Not that good”
27 Aug 2016
“Where's the fish?”
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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+27 11 464 5264
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The dirt road that you have to take in order to reach is farm is a bit dodgy with large pot holes. You barely even catch any fish.

1  Thank Muhammad C
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

It is sad to see how dilapidated this place has become. First thing you experience getting there is the road which is fast becoming accessible by 4x4's only. Then as you park you walk through grass which hasn't been cut for some time. After that...More

Thank Mladen A
Reviewed 21 October 2016

People, please please stop blaming the venues if you can't catch a fish. Rather ask for advice, than blame everything else. I have being fishing at footloose for the last 7 years and I always catch good size fish, at least 8 big ones for...More

1  Thank Johan F
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Footloose used to be a a very nice place for a lazy day fishing while the kids are swimming and jumping around. There is not enough fish in the dams anymore. The facilities are old, dilapidated and unkept. The place has lost its glory. It...More

1  Thank Masana C
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Footloose trout farm used to be buzzing with people. I wonder if the fish levels are extremely low. Thats probably why nobody has been catching any fish recently. On the plus side its a nice relaxing peaceful place to soak up the sun. The staff...More

Thank Livashnee G
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Unfourtunately footloose is not the venue it used to be. The stocking policy is misguided and according to the guy there , only done before winter. Not sure how they manage to make ends meet if they dont charge for fish caught and if there...More

2  Thank gabsou1
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I live very close to this place and frequemt her to test out new equipment. I can tell you that this place does not have any trout bass or kurper. Some dams have decent Carp in them. Its really a carp place save for once...More

7  Thank B. R
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went through for the day. We have no idea about trout fishing and seasons and what not. We paid for adult entrance, rod hire and the trout bait. Very nice venue and very clean. After about an hour we go ask...More

4  Thank Seth J
Reviewed 3 August 2015

I've been to footloose countless times. My last visit was on Saturday. A friend had chosen this place to host her farewell based on my recommendation. The venue was nice and peaceful and the braai facilities were good. The annoying part was the distinct lack...More

1  Thank Rayan R
Reviewed 16 February 2014

To be fair this is my regular for fly fishing. although I fish anywhere given the chance, this I s30 minutes from my house and usually delivers some good fun and a couple of trout. in 2013 they stocked a number of very large fish...More

Thank Merlin K
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