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Garrick -
Common Name: Garrick
Other Names: Leervis
Scientific Name: Lichia amia

Habitat: This fish is a coastal species that is normally found in the surf zone. They have been seen at depths of around 50 metres.

Distribution:  Garrick occur along the entire South African coast from Kosi Bay around the Cape and up the west coast of Africa and in the Mediterranean.

Bait: Live bait using mullet, Soft bait spinning, Rapala pinning.

Fishing Strategy:
Garrick are game fish, and many anglers live for the thrill of hooking up this magnificent species. They are a challenge to land as they will fight till the bitter end.

Eating Quality: Fair

  • 16 - 25 kg line
  • Standard beach rod
  • Wire trace should be used

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