Grumpy's fishing report

08 October 2019 | Fishing

Grumpy Gramowski • Outdoor Centre



Interesting week indeed, with few catches reported.

Brown water up north and clean water around Swakopmund - neither what the anglers want.

Yet that won't keep the optimistic anglers­ from testing their skill against our old foes.

Let's start with what I think is the most outstanding catch of the week. Wlotzkasbaken's very own Murray Lewis caught a monster kob at Wlotzkas black rocks (not to be confused with the angling spot at Jakkalsputz also called Black Rocks). Not only did he catch this magnificent kob, he successfully released it and managed to catch another nine sized kob in the same area. Murray is a seasoned ­angler and tallies his catches in a notebook. Years of info on paper and even more in experience. Well done, Murray!

Not to be outdone was Delbert Grobler who went fishing around Swakopmund's Mile 4 and Mile 6 area. He put on his favourite bait, namely white mussel, in search of galjoen. His light tackle outfit bent double and after a tug of war he was rewarded with a respectable 1.9kg galjoen. I hope it tasted delicious.

Kobus van Schalkwyk ventured to the northern fishing grounds, namely the lighter wreck close to the Skeleton Coast border. There he cast out his line and was struck by a ferocious, mean fighting machine, the sought after steenbras or “diklip”, as the anglers call them. This fish too was released unharmed.

The ski boat anglers are still catching respectable amounts of snoek, although it has become slightly slower. It will, however, pick up again and the season usually runs until January/February before the snoek ventures away into other feeding areas.

I am fortunate enough to be heading to Angola in search of some fish, so hold thumbs for some exciting catches. Due to the fishing trip, I won't be able to report on our anglers catches in next week's edition.

For those going angling, tight lines!

Similar News

 

Namibia takes on Kafue River challenge

2 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Fishing

Kafue, Zambia • Adolf KaureThe African Union Sport Council (AUSC) Regions 5 River Angling Competition took place at the ­Kafue National Park North in Zambia...

TIDES

2 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Fishing

Tuesday, 15 October High 04:05Low 09:49High 16:12Low 22:10Wednesday, 16 October High 04:33Low 10:16High 16:40Low 22:38Thursday, 17 October...

Tides

1 week ago - 08 October 2019 | Fishing

Tuesday, 8 October Low 06:16 High 12:46 Low 18:54 High 01:07 Wednesday, 9 October Low 07:00 High ...

Grumpy’s fishing report

1 week ago - 08 October 2019 | Fishing

Grumpy Gramowski • Outdoor CentreA Namibian angling record was shattered last weekend by the skilful angler Herman Krauze Jnr. Herman was fishing between Olie­kol and...

Vrouehengelaars kraai koning

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2019 | Fishing

RASSPL Namibië (Rock and Surf Super Pro League) het onlangs weer 'n suksesvolle kompetisie gehou.Rasspl behels spesiehengel: Hengelaars probeer soveel as moontlik spesies vang om...

Grumpy’s fishing report

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2019 | Fishing

Outdoor Center • Grumpy GramowskyWow, what a week it was for anglers, with sharks, kob, steenbras and snoek all on the bite. The water was...

Grumpy’s fishing report

3 weeks ago - 21 September 2019 | Fishing

Outdoor Centre · Grumpy Gramowski Calm waters combining with northerly winds throughout the course of last week made for cleaner water. This in turn...

Employees want dismissed colleagues reinstated

3 weeks ago - 19 September 2019 | Fishing

Walvis Bay • Leandrea Louw The employees of Embwinda Fishing held a peaceful demonstration in solidarity with 21 dismissed supervisors earlier today. The...

Grumpy’s fishing report

1 month - 16 September 2019 | Fishing

Outdoor Centre • Grumpy Gramowski There is a lot of truth in the saying that all the months that end with the letter “r”...

Fishing industry says no to phosphate mining

1 month - 10 September 2019 | Fishing

Walvis Bay · Leandrea Louw Employees from the fishing industry, members of unions and the public marched against phosphate mining in Walvis Bay.Reading a...

Latest News

Around the wicket

1 day - 16 October 2019 | Sports

The Namibia FNB Kwata Cricket Fun day took place at the Cricket Oval in Walvis Bay last Saturday. The fun day saw more than 270...

Science Week off to a...

1 day - 16 October 2019 | Science

Swakopmund • Iréne-Mari van der Walt The Scientific Society Swakopmund celebrates Science Week with a film festival from 14 to 18 October.The...

Meer as ’n Mercedes

1 day - 16 October 2019 | Motors

Swakopmund • Iréne-Mari van der Walt M + Z Motors Swakopmund het onlangs ’n opedag gehou waar Jan Alleman die kans gekry...

Nuwe komitee vir Narraville se...

2 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Local News

Walvisbaai • Leandrea Louw Inwoners van Narraville het onlangs 'n komitee aangewys as verteenwoordigende spreekbuis van die gemeenskap wat betref kwessies, uitdagings en ontwikkeling...

Nog 'n hupstoot vir kankervereniging

2 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Local News

Swakopmund • Leandrea Louw Die Erongo-tak van die Kankerver­eniging van Namibië (CAN) het Saterdag sy grootste, jaarlikse geldinsamelingsveldtog, die Hats and Roses-geleentheid, op Swakopmund...

Vloot vier 15 jaar

2 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Events

Die Namibiese vloot het op 7 Oktober sy 15de bestaansjaar gevier en Saterdag 'n ope dag as deel van die feesvieringe gehou. Om die verrigtinge...

NamGreenWood help herwin

2 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Local News

Swakopmund • Adolf KaureDie Swakopmund-munisipaliteit het tydens sy maandelikse agendavergadering NamGreenWood Ent CC toestemming gegee om herwinbare materiaal van die Swakopmund-stortingsterrein te verwyder. NamGreenWood het...

N$120 miljoen. se

2 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Energy

Arandis • Adolf KaureVisepresident Nangolo Mbumba het onlangs Sertum Ener­gy Namibia se N$120 miljoen-sonkragaanleg by Orano se Trekkopje-myn ingewy. Die 5 megawatt- fotovoltaïese aanleg lê...

Tjivikua at the helm

2 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Local News

The Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) has welcomed its new chief executive officer, Mbahupu Tjivikua, who joined the team on 1 October. Tjivikua has rejoined...

Load More