Author Archives: The Kingfisher

FISHING REPORT 2 September ’20

The first leg of our annual Biggest Shad Competition has finished and the following anglers need to be congratulated for their fantastic catches. In third place with a shad of 4.40kgs Paula Pillay; in second with a shad that just pipped third, a shad of 4.41kgs David Shar and finally the king of the competition,… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 26 AUGUST ’20

The weather has been the main factor in the last week. The offshore fishing has been great, the shad have made a fantastic appearance for the rock and surf guys while the bass are getting frisky. Please remember to leave the areas that you fish in a better condition than when you got there. Take… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 19 AUGUST ’20

Please remember to leave the areas that you fish in a better condition than when you got there. Take a few moments to pick up some litter and take it to the nearest bin. Big winds and bigger seas have made fishing difficult over the past week but there have been some worthwhile catches all… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 5 AUGUST ’20

With 7 months already under the belt, 2020 is going rather quickly (probably for the best). The fishing has been good all round with some great catches over this past week. Ray’s tip: Light is right! With all the quality scratching fish coming out at the moment, a tackle tip is in need. Scratching can… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 29 JULY ’20

The fishing has been good on all fronts. The guys targeting edibles have had the best of the fishing whether they have been on a boat or the shore, they have not gone home empty handed (photos or fish). The sharks and rays are still there for taking while the harbour has seen a lot… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 22 JULY ’20

A reminder that the Kingfisher Biggest Shad Competition kicks off on the 1st August 2020. This year it will be run over a two month period, August and September, with three prizes each month. The heaviest shad for each month will receive a Daiwa BG 5000 spinning reel filled with Daiwa 8 weave 30lb J… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 15 JULY ’20

Foul weather and big seas… this hasn’t put everyone off. Those that fought with Mother Nature managed some decent catches over the past week. Ray’s tip: Bronze bream. The time has come and the bream are here. Targeting bronze bream is an art and can result in some multi-species catches. Pink prawn and crackers will… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 8 JULY ’20.

With the weather and sea conditions being far from ideal, fishermen have had to get a bit sneaky to find the fish. Ray’s tip: Let it glow! Many species respond to illuminated baits very well. Shad, walla walla, kob, geelbek and grey sharks to name a few. Now when it comes to getting your bait… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 1 JULY ’20

Big seas and strong winds have made fishing difficult these past few days, but with plenty of sardine action around, it looks to be an exciting week ahead. Ray’s tip: Braid packing. With the use of bigger reels and stronger drag systems, the importance of having the braid packed properly on the reel has become… continue reading.