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Fishing Holiday South Africa

Come join us on the fishing holiday of a lifetime in South Africa. Spectacular wildlife and scenery and some of the best beach based shark fishing in the world. Various fishing techniques include : throw, slide, kite and drone fishing – and can target all species. We also make use of a drone to drop bait in the deep when a kite can’t be used and we are always able to fish the best depth and target the biggest fish. We also throw or slide a bait out a bit closer to shore, to target any fish/sharks that may be in the shallows.

Fishing grounds:

Being based in the Western Cape there are many, great beaches to select from for different weather conditions, seasons and target species.

We also get to choose if we fish in the Atlantic or Indian ocean.

All locations are very scenic and easy to access by a normal passenger vehicle.

Areas covered: False Bay, Table Bay, the West Coast, Struisbaai and the Southern Cape.



Sample Itinerary

Day 1 HEATHROW/CAPE TOWN Overnight BA flight to Cape Town

Day 2 Arrive Cape Town and pick up a hire car – Toyota Fortuna Automatic (or similar) from the airport and drive to Gordon’s Bay – approx. a hour’s drive to your B/B accommodation .
Afternoon at leisure
There are several bars/restaurants within a few minutes’ drive

Day 3 The guide will call at the guesthouse so you can follow in the hire car to the fishing grounds. Full day guided beach fishing. Overnight B/B accommodation

Day 4 Full day guided beach fishing. Overnight B/B accommodation

Day 5 Full day guided beach fishing. Overnight B/B accommodation

Day 6 Full day guided beach fishing. Overnight B/B accommodation

Day 7 Full day guided beach fishing. Overnight B/B accommodation

Day 8 Full day guided beach fishing. Overnight B/B accommodation

Day 9 Breakfast at the guest houses. Have an early lunch in Franschhoek – the gourmet capital of the South Africa, or Stellenbosch and then make your way back to Cape Town airport and drop off the hire car. Overnight BA flight back to London CAPE TOWN/HEATHROW

Day 10Arrive Heathrow early AM

Target species:

Mainly 4 species of Shark (Bronze Whaler, Ragged Tooth, Cow Shark and Spotted Gully Shark), and all species of edible fish.

Most species are around for most of the year, in abundance.

 

COST: £2460.00 incl airport taxes per person – based on 4 in the group and subject to availability.
Cost includes : · Return BA flights – economy class · Car hire with CDW, TLW, PAI, unlimited mileage, location surcharge, tyre, wind screen damage, claim admin fee, 1 additional driver, one way fee within the country, third party liability insurance, water and undercarriage damage and sand blasting damage · 6 days guided beach fishing with all tackle supplied · 7 nights B/b accommodation

A typical day on the beach will be as follows – Arrive and set up camp, pull out chairs, pitch umbrellas, set up rods and get all gear ready. We get all bait lines ready and baited up, and then select the area of fishing. When the wind blows in the desired direction, we then fly a kite, clip the bait and drop into the deep.

Also included : the guide will meet you at your accommodation so you can follow him to the fishing ground in your own vehicle, finger snacks and a BBQ on the beach (weather permitting!!) and drinks.

Fishing hours – 6 hours on the beach and this may be a morning session – 6am – 12am, or an afternoon session – 1pm – 7pm. We now also offer night fishing targeting , Cow Sharks and the session is typically 6 pm – 12 pm. The guide will coach, assist, motivate and help land the fish.

Tag & release : we TAG all captured fish/sharks with an ORI Tag for research.

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