Minimum:24 ºC Maximum:27 ºC
Clear, but also murky in places in the river section.
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.
Tiger Fish caught during the month ranged from 1kg – 4.5kg.
The Dam level has increased since last month, due to the rainfall
received in the catchment and the Bivane Dam which is overflowing
resulting in the increase in the river inflow. Be careful of tree stumps
and structures that may be protruding from or just below the water
Total Tiger Fish:
An average of 532 Tiger Fish were caught this month off the Pongola Game Reserve boats.
A few Barbel were also caught while fishing for Tiger Fish, also caught on sardine.
Bait of the Month:
Most were caught on sardine, chicken livers and live bait.
Spinners and lures were not so successful during March.