The fishing has been sublime over the last week we the arrival of the shoalies off Durban and the flatfish feeding extremely well. This has meant good fishing all-round for the ski boat and shore-based fraternities. Ray’s tip: Since the rain has been coming down in lashings, this week’s tip is all about fishing… continue reading.
The fishing has been spectacular over the last week in both the rock and surf as well as the offshore scene. Please see the following link for the ASFN newsflash (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JF57rHj7dJI). As a side line note, the B Nationals and the development nationals are currently under way. Kingfisher’s own Ray Thompson is leading the… continue reading.
Yellow diamonds in the sky…Well Rihanna almost got it right. The diamonds are in full force in the north. Check out (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWjQIeyS-No). The wading banks are firing like a miss-firing AK47, patchy but ferocious. For a video update of what’s happening along the coast, please see the latest ASFN newsflash (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPkhcveizQ8). Offshore: The… continue reading.
The weather has been less than ideal for fishing over the last week but some have managed to sneak a fish or two out. Please see the video link below for some highlights from the end of January. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xr6DY-z1pMQ Ray’s tip: Sun protection. I am sure all of us have suffered the pain… continue reading.
With schools being in full swing and the morning traffic being chaos, it pays to get out early and fish. This means you beat traffic and get to see the sun come up. Not a bad way to start the day… Please see the ASFN newsflash for a look at what’s going on (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HPeQhvG-3Y)…. continue reading.
Summer is here with a force. The north east winds are blowing and the heat is here…The summer fish (both the game fish and the back-breaking non-eds) have come to play. Please see the latest ASFN newsflash for more (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1mSWf0tAQc). Offshore: The northern sector has definitely been the place to fish and… continue reading.
With the weather being anything but stable, you have to make the most of any opportunity that Mother Nature grants you. Offshore: The offshore scene has been full of Dorado and Tuna. This seems like the same news that we have had for the last few weeks. There have been some amazing catches… continue reading.
Happy new year! Let us hope for tight lines and a prosperous 2018. So far the weather has been playing game but the conditions are far from settled. Ray’s tip: Tackle preparation will save you money and frustration in the long run. If you haven’t seen your backing in a while, now is… continue reading.
The fishing and weather has been very kind to the holiday-makers. There has been good fishing to be had by everyone, no matter the facet of choice. Ray’s tip: Bluebottles…the curse that comes along with the good fishing we experience after a few days of north east wind. They can range from just annoying to… continue reading.
With the schools on holiday and most people (the lucky ones at least) taking leave, the beaches are definitely going to become a little more crowded. Remember to give your fellow angler enough space and that the spot goes to the first person there. Also, the end of the year is not that far away… continue reading.
Oh Christmas sea, oh Christmas sea! How lovely are your beaches… It’s that time of year again, when the hordes descend upon the seaside towns and flood the quiet fishing spots. Please remember two things: 1-Please leave the beach the way you found it (or cleaner). It only takes a few seconds to pick up… continue reading.
Summer is properly here and both the shore-based and boat-based anglers are rejoicing in the fast paced action that is expected this time of year. Offshore: The summer gamefish are here in full force. Most of the anglers putting the time in are returning with a few fish in the hatch. A technique which has… continue reading.