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Croc couta by Marco van Wyk Nov 2017

Croc Couta by Marco van Wyk opens the season

Croc Couta by Marco van Wyk opens the season This Croc Couta by Marco van Wyk opens the season for our favourite summer gamefish – the couta! This a real nice and early fish and bodes well for another bumper couta season. The smaller fish usually swim by this early, the bigger couta show up […]

The nurdles came from off of this ship

The great KZN nurdle disaster

The great KZN nurdle disaster Cameron Johnstone the admin of Salt Fishing South Africa group on Facebook has compiled an excellent report on the great KZN nurdle disaster, which occurred recently. MSC Shipping are squarely in the spotlight as they allowed this ecological tragedy to unfold unchecked. The nurdles, which are little plastic beads heading for […]

Blacktip kingfish speared off Durban

Spearo species comp on in Durban today 5 Nov 2017

Spearo species comp on in Durban today 5 Nov 2017 Jason Heyne checks in with his ever reliable spearfishing report for the KZN coastline… The diving conditions this week improved quite a bit compared to the last three weeks. Plenty bait ball action on the go north and south. Saturday a moderate to fresh north […]

A 1000lb marlin. Released by Vamizi off Bazaruto.

Bazaruto 2017: 1000lb marlin and other stories

Bazaruto 2017: 1000lb marlin and other stories Bazaruto 2017: 1000lb marlin and other stories: It’s been a cracker of a season so far, for the small fleet of boats fishing the Bazaruto Archipelago’s waters. Captains Duarte Rato and Morgan O’Kennedy are hard at it every day possible. Quo Vadis is in place. Bazaruto is abuzz […]

Peter Jacobs spears a 22kg yellowfin tuna

Peter Jacobs spears a 22kg yellowfin tuna Peter Jacobs spears a 22kg yellowfin tuna in this weeks spearfishing report by Jason Heyne. The diving conditions this week have been below average with only two days diveable and not much viz around. Saturday a light southwest blows in the morning switching later in the day to […]

JP Bartholomew with his noteworthy Giant Kingfish taken on the KZN North Coast on fly!

So you wanna catch a kingfish on fly?

So you wanna catch a kingfish on fly? A kingfish on fly. Even a small one will knock your socks off. Their dogged fighting style transmits back through the fly line direct to your hand and fingers as you battle with the one to one ratio. Luckily the soft fly rod allows the kingfish to […]

Catching Garrick on fly with JP Bartholomew

Catching Garrick on fly with JP Bartholomew I’ve often  wondered why I have this obsession for catching Garrick on fly, maybe it’s those heart stopping chases and the fight as they they try to smash your fly on the surface which play a major role in driving up my adrenaline levels. Throughout the year I […]

Inhaca Blue Marlin bite off the scale

FishBazaruto have one slot for Inhaca March 2018 available

FishBazaruto have one slot for Inhaca March 2018 available Captain Duarte Rato has planned to fish the alarmingly fish full waters off Maputo – Inhaca Island to be exact, in March 2018. And there is one slot available for a crew of lucky anglers hoping to experience action like what is in this video – […]

Zambezi vs Barbel

Zambezi vs Barbel showdown in the Umzimkulu

Zambezi vs Barbel showdown in the Umzimkulu Unbelievably, the remains of what could have been a 6 foot long barbel, washed up next door to the Umzimkulu Marina, just last week. The mouth was closed, but the action in the river certainly wasn’t. The guys fishing at Spillers down the way, reported hearing, but not […]

A nice little black marlin for Barry Viviers

Barry Viviers gets his first black marlin

Barry Viviers gets his first black marlin Fishing with Captain Derek Flaxman, from out of Cashew Bay Lodge in Inhassoro, Barry Viviers got his first ever black marlin Sunday last week! After a real slow start at the south tip of 25 mile, where we were beaten by a nice couta and a GT that […]

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