Library Fishing Report Small lakes and streams

Small lakes and streams

From: 05/01/2015
To: 05/31/2015
Type of Water: Freshwater
Species: Brown trout
The river fishing petered out at the end of the season. As the hills got browner, the browns got scarcer. I guess that is what happens at the end of the season. It is however a little surprising, because it has been remarkably warm. I measured water temperatures on the Bushman’s of 16 degrees C after lunch a week or two back!
We were fishing a stretch that I usually drive past. It was great water to explore, and I have put a mental marker on that piece for next season, but the fishing was downright slow. In one pool we had some action (i.e. we failed!) and that was it!
As far as rivers go, someone must have shot their mouth off about the Umgeni, because a whole bunch of people fished this particular river at the end of the season. It produced some nice fish too. At least one of them View more...


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