Pongola Game Reserve Fishing Report

Temp (River):
Average of 24 - 29 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 4.1kg.

Biggest Fish:
The largest one of 4.1kg was caught on sardine.

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

Total Tiger Fish:
An average of 471 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:
Sardines as well as chicken livers, chicken hearts and live bait worked well this month.

General Info:
For enquires please contact: Email: info@pongolagamereserve.co,za Tel: 034 4351123 Cell: 083611 9405