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Offline VISCHAL

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Manta rays on the shore break
« on: March 12, 2019, 08:21:31 am »
Fished at Toti last week Sunday. Got a milk shark. What amazed me was the sight of manta rays on the shore break. Managed to take a few pics and a short video. My buddy at Isipingo also witnessed the same thing.  :stray:
MANTA RAY BY THE SHORE PART 3

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Re: Manta rays on the shore break
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2019, 08:43:00 am »
Thats interesting , weird to see them so close in the shore break . Thanks for the vid . :Like:

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Re: Manta rays on the shore break
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2019, 11:27:52 am »
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Wow that is amazing and I am so glad that someone else saw them. I was fishing at Clansthal - just past Umkomaas on the weekend and I thought I was going mad or seeing things as there were two playing in the shorebreak for quite a while. They would then swim to the backline and back to the shorebreak. I was literally convincing myself that they were turtles as I had never seen them so close in.

It was an awesome site to see

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Re: Manta rays on the shore break
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2019, 03:00:45 pm »
Manta or Devil ray???
Manta is a filter feeder that might not have any business in the shore break.  :dunno:

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Re: Manta rays on the shore break
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2019, 05:14:36 pm »
Nice .


I have seen big butterfly rays , coming in so close they actually get stuck , and die , on spring tides , we have a sorta lagoon in certain areas on dieplaat . The literally come over in 10 cm of water .


I have also seen gullie sharks , very  shallow , over the bricks , you often see them when cleaning your fish ...

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Re: Manta rays on the shore break
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2019, 01:02:20 am »
Highly doubt those are manta Rays. Most probably eagle rays.