Now is the time for carp and bass fishing in KZN

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Luke Viviers-Viljoen and Stefan Schaanick (right) hope for a bite in the Mbotyi river mouth.
Luke Viviers-Viljoen and Stefan Schaanick (right) hope for a bite in the Mbotyi river mouth.
Alwyn Viljoen

Jan Korrubel reports from PMB that the dams and rivers are all producing fish for the freshwater anglers. The bass are aggressively feeding, the carp are looking for food and the fly fishermen are having a hard time deciding whether to chase scalies in the rivers or trout.

The bass fishing has been going very well these past few weeks. The fish have been feeding strongly in most of the KZN venues. Most of the popular methods have had their moment in the spotlight this past week, with reports of everything from finesse to power fishing producing the goods.

The key has been to find what is working on the day and then figuring out the pattern. This is the big difference between catching a couple and slaying the fish.

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