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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 some activity outside. My brother Marc was back from Angola. And he had his son Brandon and his mate Tristan […]

The Fish Eagles of the Umzimkulu wake lodge guests at the Umzimkulu Marina, each morning. Don't worry though, they start at a reasonable hour - fishing time!

Fish Eagle 0 Fish 1: tight game down on the Umzimkulu

Fish Eagle 0 Fish 1 Our two resident fish eagles, a pair that have been living and breeding here on the lower Umzimkulu River, for decades it feels, were circling over head. The colours of the afternoon showing no sign of the impending cold front. The sun was out. The river had swelled magnificently since […]

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 […]

A lekker Umzimkulu GT by Yousef Jadwat

Umzimkulu GT in the evening

Umzimkulu GT in the evening Umzimkulu GT in the evening: Estuary fishing is a technical art. You can’t decide to just go fishing. You got to research beforehand and time it right. So when Yousef Jadwat emailed me a while back to go fish the Umzimkulu, we had a good look, and chose 6pm high […]

The Umzimkulu Rock Salmon are back!

The Umzimkulu Rock Salmon are back “It’s been a while since we were able to get back out on the Umzimkulu and fish for salmon again. Fortunately the water cleaned up and Dejan Vujevic, out from Europe, timed his charter down at the Umzimkulu Marina in Port Shepstone, KZN South Africa – really well” – Xona […]

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 […]

The Umzimkulu River

The Umzimkulu River this morning

The Umzimkulu River this morning Down on the Umzimkulu River nice and early this morning…the rainy weather has moved along…and the river is flowing nicely. The water may have been a bit too discoloured for my lures, but it certainly looked like the stuff grunted and snottie salmon love to bite in. The wind is […]

Umzimkuku FIshing

Another great Umzimkulu fishing story by Kiran Ramjiawan

Another great Umzimkulu fishing story by Kiran Ramjiawan Friday, 21st October, was the day we took the short journey with plenty of food, beer and a variety of bait. We booked in with our fantastic hosts Brian and Geraldine Lange, and met our friend Elvis, the always smiling river’and qualified barge skipper. We quickly tackled […]

Huge Zambezi in Umzimkulu Mouth

Huge Zambezi in Umzimkulu Mouth Submitted by: Sean Lange Report: Huge Zambezi in Umzimkulu Mouth For an hour or more, we watched as a huge Zambezi Shark patrolled the fast outflowing water of the Umzimkulu River this afternoon. Speculation and hope is that the huge fish, one of a few sighted in the area lately, […]

Chris Leppan and his 40kg Zambezi in the Umzimkulu

Chris Leppan and his 40kg Zambezi in the Umzimkulu

Chris Leppan and his 40kg Zambezi in the Umzimkulu Read all about it – Chris Leppan and his 40kg Zambezi in the Umzimkulu. Last week, fishing right in front of the Umzimkulu Marina. Chris has become an absolute expert light tackle spinning enthusiast racking up phenomenal catches in the Umzimkulu River in Port Shepstone, over the […]

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