Pongola Game Reserve Fishing Report

Temp (River):
Minimum:20 C Maximum:23 C

Water Clarity:
Clear, but also murky in places.

Water Level:


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 3.6kg.

Biggest Fish:

Other Conditions:
The Dam level has dropped slightly again since last month.

Total Tiger Fish:
An average of 221 Tiger Fish were caught this month off the Pongola Game Reserve boats.

Other Species:
Plenty 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.

General Info:
Spinners and lures were not so successful.