Kids and yellowtail

2011-12-26 06:46:05
Struisbaai, Overberg - Saltwater Fishing Report
6 Mile Bank
Stefano Schoonees

With plenty of young yellowtail at Blougansie it was an ideal time to give the young ones a chance to hone their angling skills and experience the power of these tenacious fighters.

Awesome Charters were off to the warm deep waters at the southern tip of Africa and the yellowtail did not disappoint!

The kids had a ball with a few fish being caught trolling lures while some of the young ones got coached in using the superb Jigstar jigging outfits on board. Pretty soon each of them had a fish or two on the boat with proud parents looking on, having more fun watching the kiddos enjoying their fishing than trying their own luck on the yellowtail.

The photo session back at the harbour was a blast with the kids all proudly showing of their catches.

The good news is that bigger yellowtail shoals have started to move in as well and we are expecting a bumper fishing week after Xmas. Call Stef on 071 238 1000 or Nelmarie on 0828702783 to book your spot now.

Fish Species: Yellowtail
Bait Used: Lures and Jigs
Tackle Used: Jigstar
Method Used: Trolling and Jigging
Water Depth: 20m
Water Temperature: 20 Deg C
Wind Direction: SSE
Wind Speed: 10 knts
Proud with their catch
Proud with their catch

A good day at sea
A good day at sea

Stefano Schoonees

About The Author: Stefano Schoonees

Company: Overberg Angling

Area Reporting: Overberg

Bio: I have been saltwater fishing for more than 38 years in the Overberg region, mostly Struisbaai and Arniston. Skipper of Awesome Charters in Struisbaai for the past few years and a light tackle enthusiast

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