• Craig Thomassen posted a photo 2 weeks, 6 days ago

    Lure | Perch |

    Acantopagrus berda, caught on a soft plastic at Ntafufu

    Acantopagrus berda, caught on a soft plastic at Ntafufu

  • Craig Thomassen posted a photo 3 weeks ago

    Lure | Perch |

    River bream caught on Sebile Stick Shadd in a Transkei estuary

    River bream caught on Sebile Stick Shadd in a Transkei estuary

  • I was staying at The Spotted Grunter Resort in Port St Johns a couple of weeks ago. The owner, Vernon Malyon, suggested that I might like to visit their nearby Ntafufu Eco Beach Camp. I had heard a bit about […]

  • Craig Thomassen posted a photo 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    Lure | Dusky Kob |

    Kob on paddle tail, Port St Johns

    Kob on paddle tail, Port St Johns

  • August is traditionally the windiest month on our calendar. With front after front marching up our coast there are few places where one plans a trip to during that month. Port St Johns is an exception. Not that […]

  • August is a good time to visit Port St Johns. This is when there are large adult kob and garrick in the estuary and the surf around the Umzimvubu river mouth. At this time of year some of these adult breeding fish […]

  • Hi Dirk, I am aware of the big GT’s at Mtentu. Unfortunately it is a Marine Protected Area and fishing is prohibited there.

  • A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to do something really special. My Dad turned eighty during Covid19 lockdown and there was no way of celebrating it properly. As soon as we were allowed to travel within […]

  • Tackle to use:

    A nine to eleven foot spinning rod, such as Penn Battalion spinning or Berkley Venom Taipan. Reels in the 4000 to 6000 range, I am enjoying the Penn Conflict Long Cast 4000 for Kob at the moment. […]

  • Craig Thomassen posted a photo 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    Lure | Black Marlin |

    Baby black marlin that ate a stickbait at Bazaruto

    Baby black marlin that ate a stickbait at Bazaruto

  • Craig Thomassen posted a photo 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    Lure | Yellowfin Tuna |

    Caught on a popper around the sardines

    Caught on a popper around the sardines

  • Today is the 18th June 2020, usually around this time of year we are starting to get excited about the imminent arrival of the sardines in KZN. This year we have already had a lot of action, and it looks like […]

  • Craig Thomassen posted a photo 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Lure | Three Spot Bream |

    Matoya Lodge

    Matoya Lodge

  • So Covid 19 lockdown has finally ended(ish) and we can go fishing again. I was as confused as anybody about the actual time that we could hit the rocks and ended up jumping the gun, and going a day early in my […]

  • Craig Thomassen posted a photo 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Lure | Giant Threadfin |

    Mega threadfin in the Kwanza estuary

    Mega threadfin in the Kwanza estuary

  • Craig Thomassen posted a photo 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Lure | Giant Kingfish |

    The boss!

    The boss!

  • Craig Thomassen posted a photo 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Bait | Spotted Grunter |

    Steenies in light tackle

    Steenies in light tackle

  • Craig Thomassen posted a photo 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Lure | Springer / Skipjack |

    Uploaded via Fishbook

    Uploaded via Fishbook

  • Craig Thomassen posted a photo 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    Lure | Amberjack |

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    Uploaded via Fishbook

  • Craig Thomassen posted a photo 4 months ago

    Lure | Camouflage Grouper |

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