FOSAF FLYFISHING REPORTS - Saltwater - West Cape

Date of Report: Thursday, 4th January 2018
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Name: Capt. Louis Day
Email: louis@hermanus.co.za
Phone: 082 555 8317

Louis reports that with many holiday-makers around most of the angling has been done by bait fishers.

Hermanus & Bot River lagoons

Both these estuaries have not opened for the second year running. Bot River has seen skiers using the water to a large extent with little fishing done while at Hermanus lagoon where the salinity levels are low this estuary has produced garrick and some elf.

De Mond

This estuary has fished well over the festive season which good grunter, smaller white Steenbras and some kob on paddletail on the seaward side.

Breede River.

This estuary has been very good over the festive season with plenty of grunter, large sized elf in the 2-3kg range, kob of 10 -26kg, some white Steenbras and Garrick.

Offshore

The boats off Cape Point have taken yellowtail and some good catches of yellowfin tuna.

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Breede River grunter