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Fishing Spots - Plettenberg Bay
« on: December 01, 2010, 07:06:17 AM »
I was asked to write an artical about fishing spots in and around Plett and I thought I will share it with the members of Cape Town Fishing aswell.

FISHING SPOTS – PLETTENBERG BAY

1 – ROBBERG POINT: The Point is not for the unfit or beginner and extreme caution should be taken at all times. Don’t fish during rough seas.   
Target Species
Bronze Whalers “Bronzie”
Ragge-Tooth Sharks “Raggies”
Smooth Hounds
Duckbills
Black Rays
Yellow Tail
Garrick
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Bonito, Yellow Tail, Yellow Tail Heads, Mackerel, Octopus, Chokka “slide”, Live Bait and Plugs

2 – MEIDEBANK:  extreme caution should be taken at all times. Don’t fish during rough seas
Target Species
Ragge-Tooth’s
Hammerhead Sharks
Smooth-Hounds
Duckbills
Garrick
Yellow Tail
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Bonito, Yellow Tail Heads, Mackerel, Octopus, Chokka, Live Bait and Plugs.

3 – ROBBERG 5: Early morning or Late afternoon – Pushing Tide
Target Species
Cob
White Steenbras
Sand Sharks
Sand Steenbras
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Pilchard, Chokka, Prawn Bait, White Mussel

4 – BI ROCKS RIGHT: Caution should be taken. Don’t fish during rough seas.
Target Species
Ragge-Tooth Sharks
Smooth Hounds
Cat Sharks
Bronze Whalers
Elf / Shad
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Bonito, Yellow Tail Heads, Mackerel, Chokka, Pilchard and Elf / Shad

5 – HOBY BEACH: Early morning or Late afternoon – Pushing Tide
Target Species
Ragge-Tooth Sharks
Bronze Whalers
Smooth Hounds
Diamond Rays
Black Rays
White Steenbras
Elf / Shad
Duckbills
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Bonito, Yellow Tail Heads, Elf / Shad, Mackerel, Chokka, Octopus, Pilchard, Prawn Bait and White Mussel

6 – LOOK-OUT ROCKS: Caution should be taken. Don’t fish during rough seas.
Target Species
Ragge-Tooth Sharks
Black Rays
Duckbills
Smooth Hounds
Bronze Whalers
Elf / Shad
Garrick
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Bonito, Yellow Tail Heads, Mackerel, Chokka, Elf / Shad, Octopus, Pilchard and Live Bait

7 – RIVER MOUTH “LEMON GRASS”: Ideal area for the young generation to learn the ropes off fishing. Keep an eye on the pushing tide.
Target Species
Black Tail
Stump Nose
“Streepies”
Mullets
Garrick
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Pilchard, Prawn Bait, White Mussel, Drop Shot and Fly Fishing

8 – PROTEA HOTEL “park opposite the hotel and walk over the dune”. Early morning or Late Afternoon
Target Species
Cob
White Steenbras
Ragge-Tooth Sharks
Smooth Hounds
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Pilchard, Prawn Bait, White Mussel, Chokka, Yellow Tail Heads, Mackerel and Octopus

9 – KEURBOOMS BEACH “WAVES” Early morning or Late afternoon – Pushing Tide.
Target Species
White Steenbras
Cob
Elf / Shad
Mussel Crackers
Ragge-Tooth Sharks
Bronze Whalers
Smooth Hounds
Duckbills
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Pilchard, White Mussel, Prawn Bait, Chokka, Mackerel, Octopus, Yellow Tail Heads and Bonito

10 – PICNIC ROCK TO ARCH ROCK: Keep an eye on the pushing tide. Take extra caution during rough seas.
Target Species
Mussel Cracker
Galjoen
Black Tail
Stump nose
Cob
Spotted Gully Sharks
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Pilchard, Red Bait, White Mussel, Prawn Bait, Chokka, Mackerel, Red Crab

11 – NATURES VALLEY “BEACH” Early morning or Late afternoon
Target Species
Cob
Mussel Cracker
Elf / Shad
White Steenbras
Black Tail
Spotted Gully Sharks
Ragge-Tooth Sharks
Bronze Whalers
Smooth Hounds
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Pilchard, White Mussel, Prawn Bait, Chokka, Mullet, Mackerel, Yellow Tail Heads

12- SINKER BAY TO SALT RIVER MOUTH: Take extra caution during rough seas.
Target Species
Mussel Cracker
Galjoen
Black Tail
Stump Nose
Elf / Shad
Spotted Gully Sharks
Cat Sharks
Please note these are not the only species  in the area
Bait
Red Bait, Chokka, Pilchard, Red Crab, White Mussel, Prawn Bait, Mackerel.