The annual sardine run – an experience not to be missed

Every year large shoals of sardines enter the waters of southern KwaZulu-Natal during the winter months. Here’s a taste of what happens when they arrive. Feeding frenzy Every year, in June or July along the KwaZulu-Natal coast, word gets out and within hours crowds of people converge on the area to join sharks, game fish, […]

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Fishermen may have to wait a little longer for sardine run

Sardine fever might be heating up along the KwaZulu-Natal coast ahead of the annual sardine run, but it seems that eager fishermen and residents might have to wait a while longer. KwaZulu-Natal’s Sharks Board revealed after a surveillance flight yesterday that, while there were large pockets of bait fish – including an almost uninterrupted 20km […]

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Gannets and dolphins signal a start to the sardine run

Sardine fever is just around the corner as the tiny silver fish head from the Eastern Cape to KwaZulu-Natal. The KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board reported the first signs of increased sardine shoals off the Eastern Cape coast in the area between Coffee Bay and Hole in the Wall‚ about 140km south of KwaZulu-Natal. Chinese fishing boat […]

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