Fishing Report 20 January 2020
Se gusting 18 then drops to 6 during the day. Rain in the morning with a max of 23. Wave height 2.8 period 9 barometer 1017-1014-1017
High Tide---- Low tide 06.00.
NW gusting 5 then swings briefly to a NE before settling during the morning to an E gusting 12. Partly cloudy with a max of 26. Wave height 2.5-2 period 11 barometer 1012-1009.
High Tide 01.23 Low Tide 07.22.
NE gusting 8 swinging early in the afternoon to an E gusting 17. Partly cloudy with a max of 28. Wave height 1.7 period 9 barometer 1009-1004.
High Tide 02.22 Low Tide 08.19.
N gusting 12 before swinging mid-morning to a SW gusting 11. Partly cloudy with a max of 23 with light showers around midday. Wave height 1.6 period 12 barometer 1006-1011.
High Tide 03.073 Low Tide 09.04.
Early on Saturday morning we went for a quick session before I had to open the shop, there were loads of small fish pecking away and we managed 3 species Silago, Javelin Grunter and a Cape Moon Fish all were caught by Doc and I blanked. Despite the windy conditions quite a few people fished but have not heard of anything big been caught. We are toying with the idea of having an Estuary only fishing competition with prizes for most number of fish, biggest fish, and most fish by measurement length and most unusual fish.
Fishing was great on Friday night to early Saturday morning a 80kg Honey Comb was landed by Willie De Jager at Port Dunford despite the chaos of DAFF appearing on the beach and people trying to hide their bakkies from them. Willem Randlehof and his mate got off to an early start at Doggies on Saturday and managed to bag 6 Brown Sting Rays, 1 Nice size Duckbill ( a rare visitor)1 Honey Comb Ray 1 Kingfish, some Kob and Shad and an even rarer visitor a Baardman. The South came through at about 6 am and blew for the remainder of the weekend putting a real damper on things, the sea only calms down later in the week.
Nothing to report from the weekend unfortunately after all the excitement of last week.