Flyfishing report: Saltwater - West Cape

Date of Report: Friday, 9th February 2024
Name: Capt. Louis Day
Phone: 082 555 8317


With warmer sea temperatures as a result of more NW and SW winds the fishing has improved, especially for rock and surf and offshore.

Mossel Bay.

Bonita and yellowtail taken by the boats.

Breede River.

Fishing has been very good of late for virtually all the estuary species including leervis, elf, grunter, kob and white steenbras at the mouth.

De Mond.

De Mond estuary has improved with grunter and some big kob taken.

Hermanus lagoon.

The mouth is still open which has not happened for many years. Leervis, kob and grunter have been taken recently.

Onrus River.

Plenty of kob amongst the kelp taken by kayak anglers

Bot River lagoon.

Here both mouths are still open. Steenbras taken near the mouth.

Cape Point.

Lots of yellowtail being taken together with yellowfin tuna off the boats.


Louis with a Breede River kob.