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DAFF removes illegal drive-by fish market at Hibberdene quickly and effectively

DAFF removes illegal drive-by fish market at Hibberdene quickly and effectively It never took a day. Following procedure, we called the Senior Marine Inspector for DAFF, Mr. Bongani Pitoyi, to alert DAFF of the illegal (and dangerous) highway fish market in Hibberdene. There were literally a hundred of these poachers. Scattered all around the N2 […]

27 July Sardine Report from Ifafa Beach on the KZN Lower South Coast

27 July Sardine Report: Sardines are still moving north

27 July Sardine Report: Sardines are still moving north Spending some time on the beat between Scottburgh and Sheppy was an eye opener. Although we never encountered any solid shoals of sardines, we did encounter plenty action and tell-tale signs. Off Ifafa, the gamefish were boiling on the backline. And whilst we were checking it […]

Pumula Local. Surf and shad check.

Pumula Local. Surf and shad check. An Instagram feed journal of the activities of The Sardine News activities… The KZN South Coast is brimming with character and characters – like this evergreen shad killer checking things out down at Pumula this week. The shad have been jumping out if you find yourself at the right […]

Good fishing at Hibberdene continues…

Good fishing at Hibberdene continues… Shad and garrick created all the buzz on Hibberdene Beach this weekend…many fish came out. With the season fast coming to a close (1st October), the shad, were coming out by the hundreds…and the large crowds of fishermen making it difficult for the Ezemvelo guys to keep up. Many anglers could […]

Shads Lani!

Submitted by: Shona Report: If you were up and at it long before this photo was taken, you would have been in with a chance. The Block At Port Shepstone has consistently been good for shad fish this year. Related posts: Shad bait up by Craig Sinclair Where the sards lani? Humpback whales near shark […]

Garrick for Carl Gouws at Seapark

Swimming in the backline with Craig Sinclair, and all of a sudden surrounded by hunting dolphins and garrick…Carl banged his first of the season. That’s about the 10th fish we’ve heard of so far! They could teach the sardines a lesson or two in punctuality. They were spearfishing on the backline at Seapark, a really […]

Marc Lange Shad 8kg

Giant Shad at Chakas Rock – South Coast KZN

Giant Shad at Chakas Rock – South Coast KZN Marc Lange and Pierre de Villers (Cape Town) swam out together at Chakas Rock in Umtentweni this morning.  The excitement in Marc’s call about the shad he just shot didn’t really give us a clue as to it’s sheer size. Almost couldn’t look at it when […]

Shad in False Bay

Shad / Elf : Protected Species? by Robin Flood

  On Saturday 09/02/2013, the Arendse Netters did a ‘trek’ at Strandfontein, Cape Town. What they did was haul a massive load of Elf/Shad… and Cob. They use an old white Isuzu bakkie to load the fish to transport and to launch their boat. Joining them happened to be another bakkie, I am told owned […]

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