Pongola Game Reserve Fishing Report

Temp (River):
Average of 19 - 24 C

Water Clarity:
Murky but starting to clear in places

Water Level:


Fishing Area:
The bay on the right as you pass where the Fish Eagle Safari Boat is moored, Pump Station, the bay as you pass the KZN Wildlife campsites towards the border, Elephant Bay in 3- 5m of water and towards the mountain near the trees in the water.

Average Size:
Tiger Fish caught during the month ranged from 1kg 4kg.

Biggest Fish:
The largest one of 4kg was caught on sardine.

Other Conditions:
The Dam level is starting to rise again slowly as the rainy season gets underway. Be careful of tree stumps and structures that may be protruding from or just below the water level.

Total Tiger Fish:
An average of 321 Tiger Fish were caught this month off the Pongola Game Reserve boats.

A few Barbel and plenty of Bream were also caught while fishing for Tiger Fish.

Bait of the Month:
Spinning did work well earlier in the month when the water was a bit clearer, as well as sardine, chicken livers and live bait also worked well.

General Info:
Some good fish being caught