Author Archives: The Kingfisher

FISHING REPORT 29TH JUNE ’18

Well the shop has been buzzing with all the chat around the sardine activity. This combined with the upcoming sale has had the Kingfisher packed. Make sure you come round for the sale and pick up your new combo or replace your braid. As always, remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 22TH JUNE ’18

Sardine! Sardine! Sardine! They are here! The much-anticipated sardine run has finally hit the KZN shores in a big way. These little silver fish bring with them shoals of predators in the water and crowds of people on the beaches. If you have any leave, this might be the time to use it…As always, remember… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 15TH JUNE ’18

The fishing has been very good over the last week for all facets. There have been carp and bass in the freshwater reports, trout for the fly guys, late season summer fish for the rock and surf crew and couta for the offshore boys. As always, remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 08TH JUNE ’18

The fishing has been very good for most of the facets. The sardines are making their way up the coast and with the colder water temperatures that we are seeing; we can hope to see a good run this year…fingers crossed. Ray’s tip: Circle of winners. Using circle hooks when scratching is almost a no-brainer… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 01TH JUNE ’18

So May has come and gone and the first proper winter month is upon us. With June just around the corner, the excitement of the annual sardine run is starting to build. Let’s hope we have one this year…We have just unpacked our new range of rods. These are the Poseidon Eclipse series of Kingfisher… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 25TH MAY ‘18

The weather and sea temperature have been kind to the rock and surf guys this week. The cold water has brought a flourish of late-season inedible fish which has had the competitive anglers up late most nights. As always, remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up to date with all our new… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 18th MAY ’18

The weather has not been kind over the last while. The sea has been warm, the winds have been blowing and the sea has been grumpy. This along with the colder air temperatures have caused many to pack the tackle away and stay indoors with a cup of hot chocolate. Those that have made the… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 11TH MAY ’18

Fishing in KZN has been rather strange over the last week. The water temperature has been changing from warm to cool to hot. This has put the fish in to a mood on some days and made them feed on others. Conditions aside, there have been some lovely catches recently from all the facets. Offshore:… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 04th MAY ’18

April has come and gone and the year is already picking up speed! The summer season is almost over and the time of the sardines is getting very close. We need the water to cool off because these shinning little silver fish don’t enjoy a warm bath. Please see the latest ASFN newsflash (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6raEjCF1A0) and… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 27TH APRIL ‘18

The excitement is palpable over the upcoming Durban Ski Boat Competition. The long-awaited competition has seen entrants from all over Africa fly in and our shop is buzzing with people buying last minutes goods to put them in line to win. Further inland the joy is focused around the dam levels finally rising and the… continue reading.