Kosi Bay Fishing Heaven
Kosi Bay is known by many as the fishing heaven of South Africa. Numerous fishermen have smashed records from the pristine lakes and coastline of Kosi Bay.
Jack Lotter is our most recent champ making The Giant Trevally 100 Club with his 104cm GT. Congratulation Jack! We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Utshwayelo Kosi Bay Mouth Lodge & Camp.
The unique Kosi Bay eco-system comprise of the Kosi Lake system, Kosi Bay Estuary, Kosi Bay Mouth and neighbouring beaches.
It provides an exciting variety of fishing options ranging from fishing off the boat in the lakes to rock and surf fishing from the beaches.
Fisherman can expect to come across Kingfish, GT’s (Giant Trevally), Grunter, Stubnose, Red Snapper, Specked Snapper, Lemon Fish, Rock Cod, Sharks and Rays when fishing from the shores of Kosi Mouth, Bhanga Nek, Black Rock, Dog Point, Toolbox, Lala Neck and Rocktail Bay.
Typical species to expect when fishing on the lakes include bottom fish such as Spotted Grunter, Natal Stump-nose, River Snapper and Perch (River Bream). The game fish include Pickhandle Barracuda (Sea Pike), Greenspot Kingfish and if you’re lucky a Giant Kingfish and Springer.
Fisherman on fly, bait and spinner/ lure has had great success on both the lakes a sea.
To fish at Kosi Bay Mouth you require permits to enter the Isimangaliso Park and standard SA fishing permits. The park entry permit can be obtained from the KZN Wildlife Offices at 3rd lake. We also offer a service to our guests to purchase permits from us at Utshwayelo Kosi Bay Mouth. Standard fishing permits can be obtained from any SA Post Office
Remember, the gate hours are 6:00 – 18:00 however night fishing is allowed at Kosi Bay. For this, you need a permit from the KZN Wildlife Offices at 3rd lake.
Keen fisherman, read this handy article Fishing in Kosi Bay when planning your next fishing trip to Kosi Bay Mouth.