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 Posted: Mon Feb 19th, 2007 07:27 pm
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Dinesh
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Location: Durban, South Africa
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Do the members prefer fishing during the day or during the night......

We want to see what the members preference is when we shedule the social comps

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 Posted: Mon Feb 19th, 2007 11:08 pm
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buckled
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Joined: Sun Nov 5th, 2006
Location: Durban, South Africa
Posts: 88
Equipment: only 350,s I have a few from 350/2 to 350/7 ...
Best Catch: only 350,s I have a few from 350/2 to 350/7 ...115 kg zambo on swim bait 70 kg daimond ...
Favorite Fishing Spot: anywhere where there are fish
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Late afternoon going into the night is best (FEEDING TIME AT THE ZOO) If on a beach a high tide at about 6 or 7 is good or off a point with the water going out. Thats just my preferance.

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 Posted: Tue Feb 20th, 2007 10:21 am
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madmax
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Joined: Mon Sep 18th, 2006
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Posts: 33
Equipment: shakespear coffee grinder, KP 4"/8", surf master 13ft straight, Seeley ...
Best Catch: 8 kg Pompano, 10 kg Grey shark
Favorite Fishing Spot: ~Toti, Transkei, Blue lagoon, Isipingo
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Night fishing always gr8....preferably during new moon phase!

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 Posted: Tue Feb 20th, 2007 04:29 pm
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Zeyn Adams
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Location: DURBAN, South Africa
Posts: 261
Equipment: Berkley air 9ft. Assassin HMG MED..S6 Assassin standard Short ...
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Favorite Fishing Spot:  HIBBERDENE,SUNWICH PORT,STEBBEL,WINKELS
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howzit max have you tried the top secret place as yet? if so how was it?

 

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 Posted: Tue Feb 20th, 2007 04:38 pm
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Blade
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Joined: Tue Oct 10th, 2006
Location: DURBAN, South Africa
Posts: 568
Equipment: BLADE HMG Trinidad 30, Assasin Heavy Torium 30
Best Catch: 55 Kg diamond skate
Favorite Fishing Spot: Beechwood(Sharks) and sunkist (edibles)
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id prefer afternoons to about 9pm. however we guys are generally travelling alone after the comps. genrally late and some far distances. so afternoons or sundays would be my preference

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 Posted: Tue Feb 20th, 2007 04:39 pm
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Dinesh
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Joined: Tue Sep 26th, 2006
Location: Durban, South Africa
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Equipment: Kingfisher Delux Graphite , Daiwa Grandwave, Daiwa Saltist
Best Catch: 60 kg Hammerhead, caught of Queens Rock
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Hey guys

I can keep a secret too.......how about sharing......

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 Posted: Tue Feb 20th, 2007 05:01 pm
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madmax
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Equipment: shakespear coffee grinder, KP 4"/8", surf master 13ft straight, Seeley ...
Best Catch: 8 kg Pompano, 10 kg Grey shark
Favorite Fishing Spot: ~Toti, Transkei, Blue lagoon, Isipingo
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Howzit Zeyn, lol......now you gonna get our group in a tizz with this "secret" rendezvous point.  Have not been there yet but when the weather is really bad, then maybe will be adventurous or "suicidal" to try that spot out.

Shucks, attended the social comp on Saturday but surf was on its head.....took early flight  to south pier where a good size Grunter and Kingie was landed.

 

Last edited on Tue Feb 20th, 2007 05:05 pm by madmax

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 Posted: Wed Feb 21st, 2007 01:18 am
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Jonah
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Joined: Wed Oct 18th, 2006
Location: Pinetown, South Africa
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Hey Guys !

Definately evening till late at night & all the while I'm wondering if the vehicle will still be there when I get back ....

Cheers !

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 Posted: Wed Feb 21st, 2007 03:39 am
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Eddie
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Joined: Wed Jan 31st, 2007
Location: KZN, South Africa
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Favorite Fishing Spot: ansteys, blue lagoon
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Hello guys,

Personally I prefer fishing at night, mainly because it becomes very hot these days(damn global warming) and also my g/f complains all the time..... she says I end up like a burnt sausage when its hot!!!

Thats why i lean towards fishing at night.... there's no sun*>>>>*  no g/f(<---complainer).

Tight lines

eddie

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 Posted: Wed Feb 21st, 2007 10:46 am
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madmax
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Equipment: shakespear coffee grinder, KP 4"/8", surf master 13ft straight, Seeley ...
Best Catch: 8 kg Pompano, 10 kg Grey shark
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Jonah...thats a sad reality that fisherman are always soft targets.  Safe parking facilities for our next meet, is a MUST. Furthermore,  the beach ban for 4X4 has not been relaxed, which is extremely dissappointing as there are a few responsible drivers/owners of such vehicles.

Maybe another spot to also consider is Boulders beach in Ballito as there is public parking which can be viewed from the fishing spot.  Also, this place fishes extremely well with all the fabulous in-eds and eds making a special appearances, very very often. Also, this parking facility is well lit at nite as well.

 

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 Posted: Wed Feb 21st, 2007 11:06 am
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Dinesh
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Location: Durban, South Africa
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Hi Max

That location has always had good reports with regards to the fishing.....good idea to try it out sonn....maybe a few of our members can hook up and try it out......let me know, I'm keen....

As for the security, we are trying to source something for the safety of our anglers and their vehicles....will keep the members posted as soon as we can get some good news.......

The 4x4 ban might be a good project for sealine.......I have been thinking about it for some time.....I think that the approach to lift the ban has been incorrect, we need to find a solution not demands.......however this has to be well researched first.......I still think that it can be lifted........that is if it is handled with the correct attitude,approach and obviously specified areas.....all we want as anglers is some kind off relief.....

Dinesh

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 Posted: Wed Feb 21st, 2007 11:47 am
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madmax
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Equipment: shakespear coffee grinder, KP 4"/8", surf master 13ft straight, Seeley ...
Best Catch: 8 kg Pompano, 10 kg Grey shark
Favorite Fishing Spot: ~Toti, Transkei, Blue lagoon, Isipingo
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Morning Dinesh, I support your view of a structured, "duck-in-a-row" approach to addressing the contentious issue of beach driving.  Respect for our environment and all species born thereto is tantamount to their continued existence, well after we`ve passed on and we hope to have left a legacy which, if it were sustained, will result in an abundance of growth, both off shore and onshore.

So much for the philosophy lesson.

If you wanna hook-up this weekend, I will be available this Sunday (25/2) early morning, suites me fine...lekker tide as well.

 


 

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 Posted: Wed Feb 21st, 2007 02:01 pm
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Dinesh
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Joined: Tue Sep 26th, 2006
Location: Durban, South Africa
Posts: 89
Equipment: Kingfisher Delux Graphite , Daiwa Grandwave, Daiwa Saltist
Best Catch: 60 kg Hammerhead, caught of Queens Rock
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Hi Max

Sounds cool for this weekend...where do you want to fish....

Dinesh

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 Posted: Wed Feb 21st, 2007 11:16 pm
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buckled
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Joined: Sun Nov 5th, 2006
Location: Durban, South Africa
Posts: 88
Equipment: only 350,s I have a few from 350/2 to 350/7 ...
Best Catch: only 350,s I have a few from 350/2 to 350/7 ...115 kg zambo on swim bait 70 kg daimond ...
Favorite Fishing Spot: anywhere where there are fish
Boat: nil
Club: don't need one to catch fish
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there was a very good investigation done and request put in by the KZNCAU about three years ago into allowing certain areas to be monitored and allowing a certain number of vehicles on the beach at a time. It was done for the whole KZN coast and eacharea that was requested had the study by an independent enviromentalist setting out reasons for pages and pages but still no go. I think that it is still veiwable on ncau.co.za or kzncau.co.za. all 1000 + members put in R50 each to pay fir this in the hope that we would be allowed back on to a few beaches but no go.

 

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 Posted: Thu Feb 22nd, 2007 10:53 am
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madmax
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Equipment: shakespear coffee grinder, KP 4"/8", surf master 13ft straight, Seeley ...
Best Catch: 8 kg Pompano, 10 kg Grey shark
Favorite Fishing Spot: ~Toti, Transkei, Blue lagoon, Isipingo
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Morning Buckled, I truly dont think that they (Govt.) will ever consider lifting the ban.  As long as they have a vested interest (which is ever so common of employees within Govt service) and they can score, then only will regulations be made or flexed to suite their (!) needs, which often includes a large jacket pocket.  A prime example is the mining rights for an Aussie company for the Transkei and the new toll road through beautiful virgin terrain in Transkei as well...all will be lost to mass exploitation and greed by the same "vested interest" employees/ministers.

Dinesh, local haunts may prove favourable i.e: North pier; South pier;Toti....Ansteys....u let me know!

 

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 Posted: Fri Feb 23rd, 2007 12:45 pm
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Juan P
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Location: Durban, South Africa
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If you guys which to drive on the beach, and ensure your car is safe, why don't you consider the beachwood stretch? Flatties is in an abundance at the moment, and you could just strike it lucky with the odd stumpie, grunter and kingie in this area. Greys also sometimes make a huge apperance.

Just a thought...

Regards,

Juan P

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 Posted: Fri Feb 23rd, 2007 12:52 pm
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Blade
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Location: DURBAN, South Africa
Posts: 568
Equipment: BLADE HMG Trinidad 30, Assasin Heavy Torium 30
Best Catch: 55 Kg diamond skate
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Howzit madmax

Do you own a land rover as in your profile.
Im really thinking of getting a 4x4. whats your feelings on the landrover. i have seen one in todays paper a 1996 model or R80 000. How heavy is it on diesel and hows the maintenance outside the motor plan

thanks

any one else with info will be appreciated

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 Posted: Sun Feb 1st, 2009 10:17 am
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Psy
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dpnds wot u looking for, night fishing has its moments - i prefer as theres less people around!

:)

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 Posted: Sun Feb 1st, 2009 11:58 am
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OFC
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Location: Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
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Equipment:  saltist50, L&F s/w, daiwa exeller rod&reel
Best Catch: 8.9kg Dorrie,4kg catface, 1.5kg Kingie, 5kg Tuna
Favorite Fishing Spot: Scottburgh, Umkomaas, Bazley, The bay,Mapuzi
Boat: no! blame SARS !!
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Mostly fish during the day, but not out of choice, as night fishing in our area is like playing with a loaded gun!:uzi

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 Posted: Tue Feb 3rd, 2009 10:16 pm
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CrAZy-BuG
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Joined: Sun Feb 17th, 2008
Location: Brakpan, South Africa
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Equipment: WAFT Shark, Saltist 50H, WAFT Garick, Grandwave 50
Best Catch: 250kg Zambi. 7kg Milky. Garick 17kg, Pompano 2kg, 1.5kg Kzn ... ...
Favorite Fishing Spot: St. Lucia, Vaal River
Boat: Been on one. Didn't get sick.
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Same here. I also only fish during the day. Previous criminal activity that had us walking home was the motivator.

Last edited on Tue Feb 3rd, 2009 10:17 pm by CrAZy-BuG

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