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Brenton-on-Sea
« on: January 07, 2011, 09:41:30 pm »
I took my son to the beach at Brenton the other day and saw these nice looking formations. I thought they looked good for spinning for Leeries at high tide. I told Myburg at my local tackle shop about my plans and he suggested that I should take some Pilchard with me and try for Sand Sharks. I have been blanking this whole December holiday and would rather catch a cold than blank again! I changed my target species to Sandies and went there this afternoon. The tide was pushing and the water looked awesome.
I walked about 500m away from the bikini cladded distractions  :shk  (hit)

I fished with my Daiwa SL30 loaded with 9.1kg Ultima Power Plus mono and my Exage 110H rod. I baited a 4/0 hook with a nice Pilchard belly and on my second cast I got a small Sandy of 42cm and then another of 60cm. I then upped my hook size to a 5/0 and a bigger bait and managed to land a Sandy of 89cm. After that it was time to go home. I will definitely be back tomorrow afternoon to get more of the action. Like Myburg said: "you never know when a nice Kob will pick up your bait"!
Here is a view of the beach from the parking area and the biggest Sandy. My homemade UA card is 7cm long to give you an idea of the size of the fish.

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Re: Brenton-on-Sea
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2011, 11:18:37 pm »
Nice one Hermann , if all else fails , just go for whatever is out there... beats blanking when targeting certain species. :sml:

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Re: Brenton-on-Sea
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2011, 10:58:50 am »
Great stuff SAFish well done on the Sandies!

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Re: Brenton-on-Sea
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2011, 11:10:17 am »
Haha, thanks guys. They are small but I am going back this arvie to get some bigger ones.
Check out this glorious day but note the mist bank at "the heads". The sea water is very cold and I heard today that some grunter's
washed up on the beach.  :sadd

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Re: Brenton-on-Sea
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2018, 06:45:06 pm »
Hi Gents

We am going on holiday to Brenton on Sea in July and would appriciate any info on fishing the area for edibles.

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Re: Brenton-on-Sea
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2018, 10:30:02 am »
Your best bet will be to target White Steenbras off the beach and the rocks at "die blokke". You also stand a chance to get Musselcracker and Galjoen. Buffelsbaai has got some great spots to target these species and it is a short drive from Brenton. Pop in at Breezers Fishing tackle shop in Grey Street Knysna for good service and an update on the fishing. I have not fished in a while but there are some good Grunters coming out of the lagoon at the moment.

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Re: Brenton-on-Sea
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2018, 08:43:14 pm »
Thank you very much!! This will help alot!

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Re: Brenton-on-Sea
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2018, 09:42:11 pm »
I'll try and give you an update closer to your visit.

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Re: Brenton-on-Sea
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2018, 11:18:03 am »
Perfect and thank you very much!