Must Catch Fishing Charters

Must Catch Fishing Charters really do live up to their name – they love nothing more than taking you out to super-productive waters so that you can reel in your dream catch! Join Captain Ebrahim Ally and a host of other experienced captains and find out just what the bountiful waters of Durban have to offer.

Capt. Ebrahim always loved fishing, especially for Salmon and Snapper! Now, he enjoys being able to pass on his knowledge to his guests. Whether you’re a hardcore angler looking to battle fierce game fish, or want to take your family on an adventure around the harbor, Capt. Ebrahim’s charter has options that will suit all ages and skill levels.

You’ll be cruising the waters of Durban in a 24’ Durban Yamaha commercial vessel. She can accommodate up to 9 guests – perfect if you want to bring along your angling buddies, or the entire family. She can comfortably cruise both the harbor, backline, and offshore waters of this area. In fact, Capt. Ebrahim prides himself on the peaceful, relaxing journey that this vessel provides! Onboard, you’ll find all of the necessary safety and navigational equipment. 

As for the species you’ll be targeting? If you want to take the kids on a family adventure, head to the waters around Durban Harbor. You’ll have the chance to reel in King Mackerel and whatever else is biting! The journey is smooth, so it’s perfect for anglers just discovering their sea legs. Similarly, the backline waters are the perfect fishing grounds for novice anglers who still want to land an impressive catch.

More of a hardcore angler looking for a fight? Capt. Ebrahim and his crew will take you up to 40 miles offshore, where you’ll have the chance to battle Mahi Mahi, Blue Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, and other big game beasts.

Your captain will provide top-quality rods and reels, as well as life jackets for all ages. All you need is a fishing license. Get ready to come aboard Must Catch Fishing Charters and explore these beautiful, bountiful waters!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Deep Sea
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $468
    price breakdown
    $468
    Get ready to head out to where the monsters lurk! If you're a more experienced angler looking for a sure catch to satisfy the hardcore fisherman in you, this is the ideal trip. You'll be traveling up to 40 miles offshore, where you'll target huge King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Slinger, Mahi Mahi, and Marlin. Get ready for battle! You'll also be fishing for live bait on your way out. Capt. Ebrahim will provide top-quality rods and reels that can withstand a good fight!
  • Private trip
    'Mini Deep' Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $270
    price breakdown
    $270
    If you want to increase your chances of catching some seriously impressive species, then this is the trip for you. A novice angler looking for a new experience? This trip will take you a few KM out into deeper waters around the reefs -- far enough to land you a good catch, but close enough that you won't miss land! You can expect to target larger King Mackerel, Yellowfin Tuna, and game fish such as Mahi Mahi. Your captain will provide top-notch rods and reels for you.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Backline (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $147
    price breakdown
    $147
    If you're looking to spend your morning reeling in plenty of catch without traveling far out, then this is the trip for you. You'll be cruising just out of the harbor, targeting a quick catch that'll get you addicted to fishing! Perfect for families with kids and novice anglers. You'll be target King Mackerel and whatever else happens to be biting. Your captain will provide top-quality rods and reels.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Backline (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $147
    price breakdown
    $147
    Join Capt. Ebrahim for an afternoon cruising these plentiful inshore waters. You'll be traveling just out of the harbor, and can expect to target King Mackerel and a bounty of other species. If you're new to fishing or want to take your kids on a fun family adventure, then this is the trip for you. The waters here are perfect for novice anglers! Your captain will provide all of the necessary equipment for an awesome trip, including top-notch rods and reels.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Harbor (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $117
    price breakdown
    $117
    Join Capt. Ebrahim for an afternoon of fishing plentiful waters around Durban Harbor. If you're a novice angler or are looking for the perfect family activity, then this is the trip for you. You'll get to reel in some impressive species without traveling far out. Expect to come face-to-gills with plenty of King Mackerel and whatever else is biting - Yellowfin Tuna, Goliath Grouper, and more. Your trip includes top-notch rods and reels.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Harbor (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $106
    price breakdown
    $106
    Start your day off in the right way! Join Capt. Ebrahim on an inshore trip that'll see you fishing the waters around Durban Harbor. You'll be targeting a variety of species, including King Mackerel and maybe even Yellowfin Tuna. This trip is perfect for novice anglers and families with little ones, as you can still reel in a great catch but the waters are much calmer! Your captain will provide rods and reels, as well as safety equipment.
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About the Captain

Ebrahim Ally
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
5 Customer Reviews
Response time 7 hours
Member since August 2018
Captain Ebrahim Ally has always loved fishing - especially for Salmon and Snapper! His charter business is new, but he has plenty of experience. He used to fish for other charters and then decided that he would love nothing more than to start his own. He combines his years of experience and knowledge with a friendly, welcoming attitude that'll have you feeling right at home on his vessel. His charter has expanded and he has a team of local, experienced captains who love taking guests on awesome adventures around these plentiful waters!

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Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Geelbek (Cape Salmon) Geelbek (Cape Salmon)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Durban Yamaha (Commercial) originally built in 2018. Powered by 2 100HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
9 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Tuna Tubes
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Tuna Tubes

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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Stephen B.
Grand Rapids, MI
 5.00
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Great trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Backline (AM) on September 2, 2020
I took my family out for a half day. The captain was great helping my 5 year old catch fish. He helped everyone catch and have...
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Benjamin A.
 4.33
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5 hour trip with must catch fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Harbor (AM) on October 11, 2020
Great experience,
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Rajesh M.
Durban, NL
 5.00
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Fishing with Ebrahim

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Harbor (AM) on September 22, 2019
Good day out… good catch… Great Captain…
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Saleem D.
Dundee, KZN
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Harbor (PM) on September 26, 2019
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Pooven G.
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Backline (AM) on December 31, 2018
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