Pongola Game Reserve Fishing Report

Temp (River):
Average of 18 21.6 C

Water Clarity:
Clear water.

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. Elephant Bay was the most popular fishing spot again this month.

Average Size:
Tiger Fish caught during the month ranged from 1kg 8.5kg.

Biggest Fish:

Other Conditions:
The Dam level is still low but we hope it will start increasing as we move into the rainy season. Be careful of tree stumps and structures that may be protruding from or just below the water level.

Total Tiger Fish:
An average of 601 Tiger Fish were caught this month off the Pongola Game Reserve boats, including some fly-fishing groups. Trolling was the most successful method during the month.

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

Bait of the Month:
Orange Rapala, and lures with bright colours.

General Info:
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