Fishing Report

Temp (River):
Minimum:19C Average:21C Maximum:24C

Water Clarity:
Dirty in the river but clearing towards the entrance to the dam

Water Level:

Fishing Area:
River stretch, Nkwazi boathouse, Crocodile bay, Rhino bay, at the entrance of the dam, near the KZN campsite bend and opposite Nkwazi.

Average Size:
0.8 kg Tiger fish

Biggest Fish:
A 6 kg was the largest Tiger fish that caught in August. It was caught on live bait sunny warm conditions with average water clarity at the pump house.

Other Conditions:
The water clarity has been average due to strong winds and low water level. With spring here the water temperature has increased. Fly fisherman have been very successful during the month with a 5kg catch being the largest (KZN Wildife jetty). The best fishing spot for August was at Rhino bay just to the left of the KZN Wildlife slipway.

Total Tiger Fish:
306 (All released)(Own boats) Many small fish where caught but not recorded due to their low weight


Other Species:

Bait of the Month:
Fly (Clouser Minnow, slow retrieve was more successful)