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STUMPNOSE TRACE                                        GRUNTER TRACE

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          Stumpnose can be found along the entire KwaZulu Natal   Grunter occur on our coastline from the western cape to
          coastline. They are most common during the summer      kosi bay. They are most abundant in early summer and
          months.  Their  diet  consists mainly  of  mussels,  crabs,   frequent estuaries, rivers and sandy beaches. They feed
          sealice and oysters. They feed in and around sandy bays,   mainly on marine worms, crabs, sealice and mud prawns.
          sand  banks  and  inshore  reefs  however  they  are  often   Feeding takes place mainly at night. The best place to fish
          caught in rocky bays. They feed mainly at night and often   for  Grunter  are  in  estuaries,  river  mouths  and  sandy
          can be caught in very shallow water where they come in   beaches. They are very shy feeders and one should not
          to feed on crabs and sealice.                          strike to soon when they first take the bait. Wait until the
                                                                 fish takes the bait and moves off with it before striking.
          Mussels, sealice, crayfish, crab and squid are the more
          popular baits used for catching Stumpnose.             Mud-prawns, sealice, prawns and crayfish are excellent
                                                                 baits for catching Grunter.
          Minimum size allowed: 250mm
                                                                 Minimum size allowed: 400mm
          The catch restriction is: 5 fish per day.
                                                                 The catch restriction is: 5 fish per day





          GRUNTER LIVE MUD PRAWN                                 S/WATER RECREATIONAL

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          Grunter occur on our coastline from the western cape to
          kosi bay. They are most abundant in early summer and
          frequent estuaries, rivers and sandy beaches. They feed
          mainly on marine worms, crabs, sealice and mud prawns.
          Feeding takes place mainly at night. The best place to fish
          for  Grunter  are  in  estuaries,  river  mouths  and  sandy
          beaches. They are very shy feeders and one should not
          strike to soon when they first take the bait. Wait until the
          fish takes the bait and moves off with it before striking.

          Mud-prawns, sealice, prawns and crayfish are excellent
          baits for catching Grunter.

          Minimum size allowed: 400mm

          The catch restriction is: 5 fish per day
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