Fishing In Cape Town

No matter whether it’s the joy of battling with a big game fish out on the ocean or the more calm technique of fly-fishing which lures in the angler inside you, Cape Town provides an extensive range of saltwater and freshwater choices, coming from deep-sea charters to fly-fishing on dams and rivers.


Several of the finest game angling locations in Africa are discovered across the Cape Peninsula. Around the False Bay side of Cape Point boasts the bluefin and yellowfin tuna, while Rooikrans, on the Cape of Good Hope portion of the Table Mountain National Park, which has been ranked as among the best fishing areas on earth. Bordjiesrif and Buffels Bay are likewise renowned fishing locations within the sportfishing fraternity. These two places also provide tidal swimming pools, picnic spots, bbq facilities and exquisite nature paths and treks. White colored steenbras, stumpnose as well as galjoen are found in the rocks at Kommetjie and even more across the coast.

In the course of the winter season, the Cape snoek run and Kommetjie Bay find a seagoing craft assembling to have short work of the abundant fish. For fishers who like to battle fish, an adventure to sea around 30 nautical miles off Kommetjie brings you into the deep-sea fishing grounds which you can find albacore, tuna, black marlin as well as the fighting mako shark.

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When you feel the attraction of the deep ocean and big game fish is enticing, then 3 Way Fishing Charters is simply best for you. This charter firm specializes in finding and catching tuna fish, huge yellowfin, big-eye or longfin, as well as other varieties of game fish. Additionally, it is the home of the yellowtail, snoek, geelbek, kabeljou as well as reef fish.

The waters which 3 Way are operating in have gained a popularity for deep-sea and huge game fishing. Tuna usually vary from 10 kilograms up to 120 kilograms. Yellowtail, cob as well as Cape salmon are often around 5 kilograms up to 32 kilograms type, while Cape snoek could weigh as much as 8 kilograms and offer exceptional sport in a light tackle. Angling and watching boat charters are accessible throughout the year.

In Cape Town, you can find a fleet of customized charter fishing vessels, along with certified guides with numerous years of local experience. On the way to deeper waters, you might even see a lot of varieties of albatross, killer whales as well as dusky dolphins. The fishing day normally consists of a few crayfishing for West Coast lobster to get a self-indulgent crayfish lunch aboard.


Numerous fishing choices are offered, such as inshore and fly-fishing tours, extraordinary fly-fishing and offshore tours. Full-day trips leave around 7:00 AM and go back to around 4:00 PM. Rates include things like all tackle, bait, lunch meal (on full-day trips) as well as drinks.

For any freshwater lover, there are many dams near to and farther from Cape Town, in which bass, salmon, as well as carp, will get your attraction.