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Saturday, May 12, 2018
A tough day
A tough day
Fishing Report –
Durban – 11.05.2018
We got going at
06h00 and made our way out and started off trying to look for a Tuna.
Conditions were stunning with flat seas and virtually no wind early and this
picked up as the day went along. We went all the way past Umdloti and only
managed 2 bonnies and then we started doing some bottom fishing up North and
made our way back to Durban reef by reef. The sinkers were ice cold so the
water at the bottom must be very cold. Some reefs held no fish whilst other had
good showings the fish were not biting like they should and as the day went on
the current was just getting faster and faster and faster and when we stopped
it was over 5 knots and we had to make our way shallower as the day went on
starting at 80m and ending at 40m to allow the sinkers to get to the bottom. In
the end we totalled about 20 fish that were size and had to put many undersize
fish back, we got a lot of variety of species as each reef has its own populations
and got a really nice size copper bream. We had caught some Mackerel and I
pinned these as live baits, one deep and one on the surface and they were not