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100kg marlin on a Mydo off Port Shepstone today

100kg marlin on a Mydo off Port Shepstone today At 4 am this early morning, whilst I was tossing and turning (dreaming of marlin perhaps) with another bout of the Big M. (Malaria) – I sensed┬ásome activity outside. My brother Marc was back from Angola. And he had his son Brandon and his mate Tristan […]

Max Mogeson

Max Mogeson’s first Rock Salmon

Max Mogeson’s first Rock Salmon A few weekends back we had a huge influx of fishing mad kids down at the Umzimkulu Marina. Including a chap named Max who took the right ride out to rock salmon alley, on the Mad Mullet. He caught his first rock salmon – and so he brought it home […]

Late season Dorado by Justin Campbell

Late season Dorado by Justin Campbell

Late season Dorado by Justin Campbell How about this┬áLate season Dorado by Justin Campbell taken on a a MYDO Baitswimmer Couta Trace #1. Not sure what the bait was, but it was caught off Port Shepstone, whilst fishing with his old man Neil. The dorado seem to come in two waves. November is the most […]

Flipper, our friendly local, also revelled in the south coast fishing action. Mackerel and maasbanker on the menu

More from Flipper

More from Flipper Well he is back and at his his usual playful self, as our resident dolphin un-aptly named Flipper, keeps swinging, er swimming by, to say Ahoy! He has been hanging ace out off Umtentweni and Port Shepstone for a number of years now. Actually not completely alone, there is also a Skua […]

Sharene Berry kob killer on the Umzimkulu River

The Umzimkulu River is cleaning up!

The Umzimkulu River is cleaning up! After a great time catching eel and barbel in the flood waters recently, the rains have finally slowed and the Umzimkulu River is cleaning up! So it’s gonna be all about the rock salmon, grunter, perch, kob, flagtail and kingfish as the waters become that murky green the gamefish […]

Surfing the real Flintstones

Surfing the real Flintstones After getting in a good session surfing at Flintstones Too, a few days later and we got back on the jungle trail around Port Shepstone. This time the path led straight to the real Flintstones and the guns were out. Roosta, Calvin and Buzz took on the shallow reef ledge with […]

Diamond skate caught and released at The Block in Port Shepstone

Diamond skate caught and released at The Block in Port Shepstone

Diamond skate caught and released at The Block in Port Shepstone The Block in Port Shepstone was wild this morning with a powerful and very fast moving SE swell hammering through. But the high tide meant that the the anglers fishing from The Block had their baits in the juicy water just behind the powerful […]

Who named him Flipper?

Who named him Flipper? Not sure, but that’s his name, and he made another guest appearance during a fishing trip we were on a few days back. This dolphin guy has been living in the waters off Port Shepstone for quite some time now. He is super social – loves a chat and a sardine. […]

Caught at sea in a cut off low storm

Caught at sea in a cut off low storm Our current weather scenario prompted a rewrite of an old favourite yarn. It was first published in 1992. “It had been a long day, way back in 1992, and we had not caught too much. Stubbornly we anchored off Boboyi, in the 26 metre area, to […]

Shipspotting with AIS

Shipspotting with AIS If you are smart enough to run a smart phone, then you just can’t be dumb enough to get bored…ever again. Take this ship for example… Just buzz on over to marinetraffic.com, zone in on your carpark, and see the names and even missions, of all those hunks of metal cruising the […]

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