Author Archives: The Kingfisher

FISHING REPORT 5TH JULY ’19

Sardine! Sardine! Sardine! The little silver morsels finally made a showing on the KZN coast. The first official net being pulled by Daiwa ambassador Jace Govendor. Check out https://youtu.be/wKjSeIx-JVQ     Ray’s tip: Tackle up right. If you are targeting blacktail, then a 7ft rod is more than adequate. When you are targeting sharks, you cannot… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 28TH JUNE ’19

The Kingfisher is having their Annual Birthday Sale on the 28th and the 29th June only, get a massive 20% discount on all products (Excluding bait and items that are already on sale). This offer is valid in all of our branches: Tackle Centre, Old Fort Road, Durban Pietermaritzburg, 105 Victoria Road Warner Beach, 2… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 14TH JUNE ’19

The fishing has been a bit slow on the saltwater front. The freshwater side of things has seen many happy anglers. Let us hope that the sea sees fit to grant some Father’s Day specials to all the ballies. Please remember to leave the areas that you fish in a better condition than when you… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 7TH JUNE ’19

Roll on June. The anticipation for the sardines is building and with some promising signs around, we might be in for another bumper run! 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… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 31ST MAY ’19

May has come and almost gone and the fishing has been kind to us. The weather has been typical of May with plenty of calm days and flat seas. 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… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 24TH MAY ’19

With the calm weather and decent sea conditions, many have been fortunate enough to wet a line this past week. The catches have not mirrored the amount of effort put in, but some decent fishing was had. Please remember to leave the areas that you fish in a better condition than when you got there…. continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 17TH MAY ’19

The conditions have improved but the water quality has dropped. The pumps that deal with the raw sewage have broken and replacements have been ordered from overseas. This has left raw sewage flowing in to Durban harbour at an unprecedented rate. Please remember to leave the areas that you fish in a better condition than… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 10TH MAY ’19

Fishing has definitely picked up over the past week. The public holidays and the better conditions have meant a lot more fishing and a lot more fish getting caught. 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… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 3RD MAY ’19

The recent big storms have had quite a drastic effect on our coast. The torrential rains lead to the rivers pumping vast amounts of muddy, freshwater in to the sea. Luckily it has cleared up fairly quickly, although the harbour is still a mess. The fishing must go on… Please remember to leave the areas… continue reading.