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The past week or so has had most anglers ready to sell their fishing equipment and invest in Golf Clubs. The winds have seldom blown for more than 2 days in the same direction. And Irina made her appearance in a big way. The large amount of rain as well as heavy winds and high… continue reading.
In Kosi bay various species of kingfish like the blue spot and black tip have been caught recently, mainly on drop shot and smaller baits like a chokka and prawn mix. A nice GT of about 22kilos was caught, tagged and released on Wednesday last week. In Tugela due to the large number of small… continue reading.
The wicked westerly and beastly easterly have done their best the last couple of days to confuse the current, so fishing has definitely been a bit tricky. The early mornings before the wind picks up seems to have been more productive than the late evening. With Spring-tides this week, hopefully we will see some changes… continue reading.
We have just heard that at Kosi Bay, a nice kingfish of 20 kilos was caught on a chokka slide bait during the week and a black fin shark in the 60 70 kilo range was landed after a 20 minute tug of war. The weather up there has been really warm and the… continue reading.
A number of flat fish mainly skates as well as one or two sand sharks have been recorded along the Zululand coast. Due to the beastly easterly fishing over the weekend has been somewhat quiet, but anglers that took to the challenge were rewarded with a few nice fish on drop shot and lighter spinning… continue reading.
Fishing all along our coast has been very slow due to the Cyclone off the Mozambique coast which has caused a fair amount of destruction in that area. The coastline from Zululand right through to Durban and surrounds has been affected with large ground swells and extremely large waves. This has resulted in very poor… continue reading.
There have been some ideal angling days last week but unfortunately most of the good seas were experienced during the week. Anglers waiting to fish on the weekend had to put up with heavy seas although the weather was very good. Most anglers fished for shad and places like Toti, Illovo and Umkomaas produced limited… continue reading.
Terry Nel from Tacklenet in Port Edward reports that fishing the beaches south of the Mtamvuna River Estuary this weekend past, yielded shad although small in size. The estuary has been active and some kingfish, one over the 4kg mark have been landed there. Rock salmon are also on the bite and a number of… continue reading.
Hot windless days like we have had for the last fortnight normally brings sand sharks and skates on the bite and sport fishermen should find their way to the beaches in the hopes of some good pulls from big fish. All the deep-water points should start working by the week-end as the weatherman predicts light… continue reading.
Wishing all of our readers a great 2012 with plenty pick-ups, screaming reels, and awesome fishing. with the Easterly winds that we have been having, anglers targeting flatfish have started getting some very good results on both North and South Coasts. Sand sharks and skates are giving anglers some great fun as these fish can… continue reading.
Rock and Surf: We will start this fishing report way up north, in the Kosi Bay area. With the warm, clean water that they have been experiencing lately, the bone fish are in abundance and lots of wave garrick are being caught in the shore break area. Some kingfish and black fin sharks are also… continue reading.
With summer finally settling in things are looking much brighter for anglers. Warm seas and hot and humid days make for good angling. Most big rivers have come down with the summer rains, causing some off coloured water which brings in the big flatfish. Locally angling has picked up quite well with good reports of… continue reading.