Hammerhead Sharks and Diamond Rays have been keeping anglers busy at Splash Rock. The shad have been feeding and the sizes are getting better. The increase in Shad activity has brought the first Garrick of the season on the bite. It is the beginning of the season resulting in the Garrick still being on the smaller side.
Orange Rocks had a very good weekend last week and produced a good number of both edibles and ineds.The Block in Sheppie has produced a variety of edible fish. Those putting in the hours were rewarded.
Toti river mouth will play host to the next KZN Fishing league event on Saturday 14 May 2016. Lines in at 6am, so please be early. Plenty of prizes up for grabs at this event.
The early mornings in the Port Edward area seem to be producing the best results, typical for this time of the year. Anglers are still getting shoal kob with just a handful making the legal size. These shoal kob are sure to attract the larger fish into the area. Anglers sliding out live shad are being rewarded with the odd kob. Hound sharks have been feeding freely at night.
Ifafa has produced a few Yellowtail Kingies but the numbers have dropped. Sezela and Bazley have also been producing Shad in good numbers and sizes. Some rather good catches of Blacktails and Stone breams have also been reported.
Splash Rock in the Port Edward area has been rather quite recently. Reports from the locals suggest that not much action has been recorded here except for a few Shad in the early mornings and Grey Sharks in the evenings. Fresh Mackerel throw baits have shown the best results when targeting these Grey Sharks.
The Margate area has a bit more exciting news were shad is concerned, the sizes are far better and most of them making the legal size. It seems like The Port Shepstone area is producing some decent catches on the south.
The Port Edward area has been buzzing with activity this past week. Splash Rock has had anglers on their toes with excellent catches of Hound sharks.
It seems like the colder waters has brought the Spinner and Milk sharks on the bite.
The lower South Coast has been producing some fairly decent catches for this part of the season recently, with anglers getting stuck into some Grey and Hound Sharks.
Margate pier is busy with small Shad with the odd decent sized one in between. The Block in the Port Shepstone area has produced a few decent catches. Kingfish, Shad and Grunter make up the target list along this part. Sardine and cracker shrimps prove to produce the best results.