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With the shad season now open and the holiday season upon us, most well-known venues will have maximum angling impact on them. The weather also seems to have eased up and angling will almost certainly start returning to normal. Small shad are feeding at most spots but its the Umkomaas stretch that now attracts these… continue reading.
Raoul De Villiers after 28 years in the fishing tackle industry, the last 15 with The Kingfisher, has finally decided to retire at the end of November.Mike Philip from The Kingfisher had this to say The quality of service Raoul has offered our customers, his total commitment and loyalty to The Kingfisher has been exemplary,… continue reading.
With summer rains now settling in, most rivers have burst their banks and have created most anglers dreams, ginger beer coloured water which puts most fish on the bite, especially summer flatfish. Sand sharks and skates are now coming out all along the coast with some bigger sand sharks being reported from the Zululand beaches…. continue reading.
Fishing over the past week has picked up nicely. Anglers fishing in the upper South Coast areas got stuck into some nice brusher, a few specimens in the 10 kg range were landed. Monster shad however are troubling anglers at most spots on our coast and the average size of these fish were in the… continue reading.
With weather slowly settling, anglers are now back on the beaches doing what they love. It certainly looks as though the seasonal winds have subsided and anglers can now look forward to some very good summer fishing. With the shad ban still on most anglers that fish for edibles are still fishing and catching some… continue reading.
Hopefully the warmer water should start moving in as it has been on the chilly side later. When this happens anglers should start seeing off the tail end of the winter fish and the start of the annual summer fish. This is good news for anglers that are out targeting some early season flatfish as… continue reading.
Crayfish season comes to a close at the end of this month and reopens again on the 1st of March next year. There are many crayfish being taken at the moment and fishermen are making the most of it. A warning though, wildlife officials are very diligent in the patrolling of the coast for people… continue reading.
Weather conditions settled nicely and fish came back on the bite during the course of last week. Anglers on the South Coast with the Port Edward area in particular are now getting some good action, this includes a nice garrick captured at Splash Rock on live black tail. Lesser sand sharks are also on the… continue reading.
After a few weeks of really bad sea and weather conditions things looks as though they are finally settling. This week saw a lot of north eastley winds which seemed to have turned the fish on. Forecast for the week end looks favorable for angling and with the shad ban in place anglers are now… continue reading.
Weather and sea conditions for the past week have not been kind to anglers as consistent rain and wind hammered our coastline. However a few hardened anglers who persisted were well rewarded. Brusher is the main target specie and is not put off by harsh conditions. Garrick like brusher also feed in almost any condition… continue reading.
Brusher seem to have entrenched themselves along the South Coast with the upper south coast areas producing numerous good size fish. When targeting these fish your tackle should be stepped up a grade or two to that of shad angling. These fish are found amongst rocky ledges and points and for this reason your tackle… continue reading.
We were advised on Sunday morning that our Praboo had not survived a fatal car accident on Saturday night. This came as shattering news; and those of you being made aware now, this tragedy will come to you also as a great shock. Praboo Naidoo who has been with The Kingfisher since May 2004 was… continue reading.