Gurney Bashing

Gurney Bashing

Salt Water
[caption id="attachment_95" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Durban Harbour[/caption] With another week behind us it meant it was time to get a fly into the water again. An old fishing buddy of mine, Nick "the Badge" Nortje, joined me and we headed to Amanzintoti to hit some of the spots there. I was adamant I was going to nail the fish that I had lost there last weekend. Sadly however this was not to be. We fished the area for about 2 hours on an outgoing tide with no luck. Both of us got a small knock, but no fish were landed. As most fishermen know, when the fishing is bad, the beer drinking is good...so we decided to kill two birds with one stone, and headed to the harbour. It was…
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Amanzimtoti

Amanzimtoti

Salt Water
[caption id="attachment_91" align="alignright" width="300"] Amanzimtoti[/caption] Due to some unforeseen circumstances I only managed to get to the water at 9am, a bit later than the 5:30am I was hoping for. Although I had been tempted to head for Christmas Bay, in the end I decided it was too far and headed for Chain Rocks at Amamzintoti. The tide was pulling out and I fished off the rocks into the deeper water and around any structure I could find. I fished with clousers, maxi dog's breakfasts, salty buggers, crazy charlies and a few home tied flies with no luck. Eventually at about 10:30 I hooked into something with a white salty bugger. Sadly after about 20 seconds and a good run it came off. It wasn't a large fish but enough…
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