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Sailfish and Multiple Dorado Hook up off Durban by Mike Laubscher (11/13/2010)
Today was a special day for the new Nikao Fishing Adventures boat, with its first Sailfish landed and some Dorado (Mahi Mahi) for added measure. This is also the first Sailfish out of Durban for this summer season.
Dorado (Mahi Mahi) on Light Tackle off Durban by Mike Laubscher (11/08/2010)
Our summer game fish have come early this year to Durban with many Bull Dorado around and clear warm water
Durban Yellowfin Tuna Magnet by Mike Laubscher (11/03/2010)
I don’t know if it is my boat or me, but we keep on hitting the Yellowfin Tuna Jackpot and they seem to be attracted to us no matter where we go. My YFT count for 2010 is now at 233.
First Dorado for the Durban Season by Mike Laubscher (10/30/2010)
This was one of the few days when a client asks you to stop fishing because you are catching too many fish and he has no more energy to fight them.
203 by Mike Laubscher (10/09/2010)
Today we got the 203rd Yellowfin Tuna for 2010
King Fish and Sea Pike in Durban Harbour by Mike Laubscher (9/25/2010)
Durban Harbour is starting to wake up for summer
A good day Lure fishing in Durban Harbour by Mike Laubscher (9/22/2010)
It is so good to eventually get Game Fish again as summer is starting after the winter.
Hoo dunn it? by Mike Laubscher (9/18/2010)
Today was an exciting day for me, and I felt like a little boy, so much so that I was jumping up and down on the deck like a child waiting for his ice cream, and all this because the summer game fish have arrived. I really do love hunting game fish soooooo very much.
Sea birds can be so comical… by Mike Laubscher (9/12/2010)
We had more fun feeding the birds than we did fishing.......
Sardines, Sardines and still more Sardines by Mike Laubscher (9/12/2010)
The sardines have been here in Durban for a long time this year
Kingies and Springer have arrived in Durban Harbour. by Mike Laubscher (9/08/2010)
Finally the summer Gamefish are arriving in the bay
Fly Fishing in Durban Harbour by Mike Laubscher (8/25/2010)
As spring approaches we wait for King Fish (Jacks) to enter our harbour which is a natuaral estuary
I wanna be a Billionaire………………………….. by Mike Laubscher (8/21/2010)
The seas are still big and the Sardine rn has left us with a huge population of Hammerhead Sharks
Big and Choppy Seas of Durban by Mike Laubscher (8/18/2010)
With the odd swell over 4m it was not pleasant
Geelbek out in the Deep by Mike Laubscher (8/14/2010)
Today was superb, we got some really nice fish out in the deep and saw many Dolphins.
Light Tackle Reef Fishing and Shad in the Harbour by Mike Laubscher (8/08/2010)
We had a geat time out at sea in the morning with light tackle, and then with anothe rcharter had good fun in the harbour
Light Tackle Reef Fishing off Durban by Mike Laubscher (8/07/2010)
It was exciting on the new boat, and an awesome catch on 6lb tackle
A Black Marlin, a Whale, a Long Garfish and a Greedy Gannet by Mike Laubscher (7/08/2010)
It is very unusual to see a Black Marlin in Mid Winter
Shark Wrestling and Albatross’s that Water-ski by Mike Laubscher (7/06/2010)
We had fun and games with a really strong shark
More Tuna off Durban by Mike Laubscher (6/26/2010)
We are still getting Yellowfin Tuna off Durban.
The full Yellowfin Tuna by Mike Laubscher (6/25/2010)
Today was one of those days that you give thanks, and as a bonus the Sharks left our Tuna alone
Two and a half Tuna by Mike Laubscher (6/24/2010)
The Taxman took his share of our prize Yellowfin Tuna
Fly Fishing Offshore Durban by Mike Laubscher (6/14/2010)
Off shore Fly Fishing for smaller species on trout tackle can get the addrenalin going
Sailfish Strike leaves Bonnie Dead by Mike Laubscher (6/08/2010)
We had a Sailfish strike a bonnie we hooked right by the props.
Sailfish Strike leaves Bonnie Dead by Mike Laubscher (6/08/2010)
We had a Sailfish strike a bonnie we hooked right by the props.
Yellow Fin Tuna in my Office by Mike Laubscher (6/04/2010)
I just love these calm winter days with our superb Durban weather, we really are spoilt with our good weather all year round. Today was one of thise days, and as a bonus we got some Yellow Fin Tuna
Big Sharks, Manta Rays, Whales, Dolphins and lots of Bonnies off Durban by Mike Laubscher (6/01/2010)
All the signs of winter are here with the water cooling down, whales, gannets are arriving. We expect (hope) an early sardine run this year
Durban Deep Sea Fishing – April 2010 by Mike Laubscher (4/26/2010)
There have been some small Yellow Fin Tuna around, the odd Wahoo and Dorado in the deeper waters and the bottom fishing has been slow, there have also been a lot of Queenfish around and during the DSC Couta Classic I got myself a new PB Queenfish of 9.3Kg.
Mozambique Fishing Tour Report – Belated by Mike Laubscher (4/26/2010)
The fishing is something else and you can catch in one week what will take you a whole season to do in Durban, and you do not need to travel far as 1Nm out there is a ledge that goes all the way along that coast for about 70km.
Light Tackle Spinning for Bonnies off Durban – 28-02-10 by Mike Laubscher (3/02/2010)
I tried a little closer but the swell was to much for safety and comfort and I was scared that we would flip the boat over and decided to get away from the surf zone.
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