Blue Water Charters - Fat Girl

Wilsons Wharf, 18 Boatmans Roa…
Durban NL, South Africa

As an owner run operation by a professional and passionate angler, our Boat has a good reputation and catch rate, with many satisfied and repeat customers. We are probably the best equipped boat operating out of Durban.
Mike the owner is a very experienced skipper, a superb Game and Marlin Fisherman and is also a published author in many leading fishing magazines.
Eric the regular skipper is very experienced for many years with great knowledge on Game and Marlin Fishing

Our Charter is for those anglers who are seeking an Exclusive Fishing Charter with Personal Attention on a well appointed boat fitted with top class equipment and tackle complete with guiding from a professional specialised angler.

We are not the cheapest, our aim is to give you the angler a comfortable, quality fishing experience which offers good value for money on a well equipped and comfortable boat.

Although we mostly get fish on our bookings and sometimes some nice big ones, there is no guarantee of fish, our best efforts are assured at all times. Otherwise we would call it catching and not fishing, the variables are too many.

Our boat Fat Girl a 10.4m (34ft) Silverton Sport Fisher that has a wide beam of 3.66m (12ft)

In the cabin you will find a lounge area, a galley, hand wash basin and a flush toilet.

On the outside there is a large spacious aft deck that has padded gunnels and a fighting chair making an ideal fishing platform, there is a large fore deck for nice days and a fly bridge

She is well equipped for fishing with Garmin GPS, and Furuno Sonar (Fish Finder), a good sound system, fighting chair, out riggers, up rigger, and down riggers. We also have a deckhand on board to assist.

Our tackle is all current and well maintained and we are equipped for Marlin Fishing, Game Fishing, Deep Sea Fishing, In Shore Fishing, Reef Fishing, Vertical Jigging, Spinning and Fly Fishing

As an owner run operation by a professional and passionate angler, our Boat has a good reputation and catch rate, with many satisfied and repeat customers. We are probably the best equipped boat operating out of Durban.
Mike the owner is a ver


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About this listing

Boat Specs

Silverton (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1979, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha 4 strokes engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
8 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
 
Marlin (Black)

 
Marlin (Blue)
 
Marlin (Striped)

 
Sailfish
 
Spearfish (Shortbill)

 
Trevally (Giant)
 
Tuna (Skipjack)

 
Tuna (Yellowfin)
 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Furuno TZ Touch
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Furuno TZ Touch with commercial transducer
Fly Fishing Equipment
6wt, 9wt and 12wt
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Furuno TZ Touch
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Furuno TZ Touch with commercial transducer
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Optional (R300per person)
Drinks
Optional (R300per person)
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Optional (R300per person)
Fly Fishing Equipment
6wt, 9wt and 12wt
Policies
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
 
Catch and Release Mandatory
For all Sharks and Billfish
Payment

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. 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.

About the Captain

Mike Laubscher
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Member since December 2013
Been fishing since I was 6 or 7yrs old, fished competitive for many years and now running my own charter for over 8yrs, love nature and outdoors am conservation minded
Response time: 13 hours
Response rate: 100%

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