Top 10 Dams in Cyprus for Angling
With Cypruss long dry summers the water levels are low though the
months and rise again in March and April . There is no closed season for fishing except
for a few Trout reservoirs which are open normally from June to December.
We have selected a few that we believe to be the best.....
ever one of them unique in its own way .....
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Achna Dam is one of the most popular reservoirs situated in the
district. It is easily accessible from the popular resorts of Ayia Napa and Protaras, and
only a 45 minute drive from the quiet town of Larnaka.
Mirror and Common Carp and Roach are the main fish caught here. However you
can also catch Large mouth Bass or try for one of the rare catches of the
monsters Catfish lurking in the depths.
The Carp in Achna is well know for their strong fighting capabilities.
Ensure you are physically fit because a day of catching Achna carp
(averaging 4lb-8lb.) ..... can be strenuous !!!!
LYMBIA - situated on the road from Larnaka to Lefkosia
a small reservoir with few swims stocked with Mirror, Common and Koi Carp, Roach, Bass,
Catfish and Tilapia. A few double figure carp on a good day !
DHYPOTAMOS-on the road from Larnaka to Lemesos. This reservoir has a
variety of healthy fish including Carp, Roach, Tench, Bass, Zander, Silver Bream and
Catfish. You can expect anything from a sensitive Roach to a rod bending Carp. Chris
Becker of Cyprus Angling Holidays caught a 31 lb. 4 oz Mirror Carp setting a new record
just waiting to be broken.....
LEFKARA-just below the popular lace making village of Lefkara this
reservoir even though large, has little access. Carp, Roach, Bleak, Eel, Trout and
'Rapfen' Carp a predator fish only found in this reservoir....
KALAVASOS- 20 minutes from Lemesos towards Larnaka.
Carp from 3 to 20 lb.,
Large Roach over 2 lb. and plenty of Bass. Fishing can start off slow but a
well baited swim will bring them in ....
GERMASOGEIA- 10 minutes from the tourist area of Lemesos this reservoir
has Carp, Roach, Bass, Silver Bream, Eels and Grey Mullet (averaging 4lbs)
Kouris on the road from Lemesos to Troodos Mountains, it is the second
largest dam in Cyprus stocked with Mirror and extremely powerful Common Carp, Large Roach,
Silver Bream, Bass and Zander.
The MAY98 festivals were held here with daily bags reaching
a 100 lb.
Asprokremmos is the largest dam in Cyprus, only ten minutes from Paphos
Carp, Roach, Large mouth Bass and Trout are present.
Carp average's 2lb but catches up to 20lb is a possibility.
Mavrokolymbos only a few kms from the resort of Coral Bay this dam
is plentiful in small Carp and Roach. Bass and Catfish are also present.
A few carp reaching 6lbs can be caught on a good day. !
Evretou on the road from Pafos town to Polis just of the beaten track in
the picturesque hills of the Pafos district provides a venue of Carp, Trout, Catfish and
Zander. Some Large Zander are present.........
So No Paddling !!