Author Archives: The Kingfisher

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.

FISHING REPORT 24 JUNE ’20

The sardines have been keeping those looking for big sharks busy, the freshwater venues are slowly opening up and the Kingfisher birthday sale is about to start! The Kingfisher’s 24th Birthday sale will run from Friday to Saturday (26th to 27th June). The sale will be 20% off all products excluding bait and already discounted… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 25 MARCH ’20

Lockdown… With a break in fishing for the next while we may as well reflect on the good run we have had. Please adhere to all lockdown regulations put in place. They are for the good of the people. For those unaware, the Kingfisher has a massive library of videos, tutorials, advice and adventures available… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 18 MARCH ’20

To all our valued customers: The Kingfisher would like to inform You that Your health and safety is Our top priority. We are taking this Pandemic extremely seriously and will continue to do our utmost to keep Our customers safe. Safety measures are in place in all our stores to protect Our staff and You,… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 11 MARCH ’20

With cooler sea temperatures, fairly settled seas and some more consistent winds, the fishing has been good all round. With the weather looking like it will hold for the weekend, we should see some amazing catches.   Ray’s tip: Handling inedibles. With all the big rays and sharks being landed in the last few weeks,… continue reading.

FISHING REPORT 4 MARCH ’20

Another month in and 2020 is starting to pick up speed. The fishing has been good for most facets and great for others. 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… continue reading.