1. JamesHunter

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    Hi Im heading to Umkamaas with a friend this weekend she will be diving and ill have time to do some puddle hopping and snorkeling, I was wondering where are some good spots between scottburgh and illovo?
     
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  3. Wes

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    Clansthal Beach north couple of good pools, best bet is to look in areas where you have larger pools at low tide, also depends on what you're after.
     
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    just watch for crocks if you plunder appon a river.
     
  5. JamesHunter

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    Looking for convicts and anything else Tang related as well as shrimps
     
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    Swamp people time .22 on my ankle :peroni:
     
  7. gMAN

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    I don't know you but i like how you roll! Welcome to MASA :thumbup:
     
  8. JamesHunter

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    Thanks dude
     
  9. Ed_Maddocks

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    This might be a little off topic but myself and Greg Bridger dived the shoal this past weekend. It was epic! If you get a chance you must get in the water!

    The fish life is amazing! If you have a tank you must check it out.

    Did the shark dive, saw a pair of large tiger angels! Dolphins, turtles, and a hell of a lot of fish.

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  10. Nemos Janitor

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    Awesome Ed

    You talking Alawal Shoal? Who you dive with?
     
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    Dove umkomaas. Loved it. The produce was cool
     
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    Yess lovely Anthias on that wreck.
     
  13. Ed_Maddocks

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    Yes, dived with Umkamaas lodge and 8 friends from east London. I'm busy finishing my advanced course. Dived the produce(plenty anthias and big potatoe bass!),chum shark dive, northern pinnacles, Howard's castle, and another reef that I cannot remember the name of.

    The highlight of the dives has to be the massive pair of powder blues, the pair of tiger angels and the massive turtle which was almost the size of an UNO.

    There is not much coral, although there are vast amounts of black and orange sun coral, the amount of fish is astonishing.

    Blue lipped angels, six line wrasse, fire gobies, clarki hosting in anenomies, long nose butterflies just to name a few!

    5 dives and 3 nights accommodation for R2200
     
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    I never had a chance to check out the pools. There weren't many where I was staying but I guess there should be a few around scotburgh which is very close to Umkamaas.
     
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    Yup the shoal is brilliant on good days. Extreme on rough days.

    I am booked for the long WE in April.

    Unfortunately the shoal is in a marine park so no collecting is allowed. Well not unfortunately, just trying to protect our heritage for the future. Lot of areas close by to collect. Happy collecting.
     
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    check park rynie
     
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    Rocky bay just south of Park Rynie!
     
  18. JamesHunter

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    Thanks Rids and eric.f i will check it out, I will dive as well I am an advanced diver so will get in the water but want to collect while there.
     
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    I also would have gone April long weeknd. but now going to Plet unfortunately
     
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