Flyfishing report: Saltwater - North Coast

Date of Report: Saturday, 25th June 2022
Name: Jeff Asherwood
Phone: 082 978 1098

The shad have arrived, very late this year but very willing to take a fly. We have been catching them to the north of the mouth but away from the dirty water and also up at Vidal. Also, in the estuary and off the beach we have been catching perch, kob and grunter and it is the first time I have seen grunter in some years. The mouth has been open for 2 or 3 months now but will probably close gain in another couple of months. The problem is that in the old days the mouth was about a kilometre wide or more, but now it is much narrower and therefore more prone to closing.

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North Coast scene