Pongola Game Reserve Fishing Report




Temp (River):
Minimum:20 C Maximum:28 C

Water Clarity:
Clear, but also murky in places in the river section.

Water Level:
42.58%

Rainfall:
128.5mm

Fishing Area:
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 2.5kg.

Biggest Fish:
2.5Kg

Other Conditions:
The Dam level has increased slightly due to rainfall received in the catchment during the month.

Total Tiger Fish:
An average of 189 Tiger Fish were caught this month off the Pongola Game Reserve boats.

Other Species:
A few Barbel were caught while fishing for Tiger Fish, also caught on sardine.

Bait of the Month:
Most were caught on sardine and chicken livers. Trolling was also successful using live bait.

General Info:
Spinners and lures were not so successful during December.