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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The weather has given a few unexpected gaps over the last week and anglers from all facets have managed some decent fish. Please see our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8f8U0GjLGWFaEiUjs-n01w) for exciting videos about fish species, traces and bait demonstrations. Also see the latest newsflash on the ASFN YouTube channel (https://youtu.be/jim6Bg4ivUU). Ray’s tip: There are multiple times… continue reading.
The unsettled conditions over the last week or so have meant the fishing has not been what it could have been. On the positive side of it all, the dams are starting to fill very nicely and the flooded shorelines have made for exciting fishing for the small bass and various tilapia species. This is… continue reading.
The fishing has been spectacular over the last week. There have been notable catches in every facet and category of angling. These ranging from a giant marlin off Richards Bay to some sizeable trout in the TOPS Corporate Challenge. Ray’s tip: don’t hesitate, medicate! Summer is still upon us and the flatfish and sharks… continue reading.