Blue Water Charters - Fat Girl

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

Blue Water Charters offers a variety of fishing trips out of Durban, South Africa. Whether you want to have a quick trip fishing near the harbor, or explore the deep seas for a Marlin, they have what you need.

Durban has lucrative fisheries. Here, you can catch the likes of Tuna, Marlin, Trevally, Yellowtail, Mackerel, and much more. To get them, you will need an experienced crew by your side. Luckily, Blue Water Charters are fit to fish for game fish. They will assist you whichever the package you book.

Mike is the owner and a fisherman himself. He has penned articles in numerous fishing magazines and knows the local waters. Your regular skipper, Eric, is also skillful and knowledgeable. Both of them know how to go about hefty fish. Although most trips yield a catch, there is no fish guarantee. However, the crew will give their best to help you claim your catch.

To ensure a customized experience, the crew offers a variety of packages. They will accommodate you aboard their 34’ Silvertson Sport Fisher, named Fat Girl. The vessel features a 12’ beam, has a cabin with a lounge area, a galley, a hand wash basin, and a flush toilet. The boat is powered by two 250 HP Yamaha 4 stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Once onboard, you will find a spacious aft deck with padded gunnels and a fighting chair. There is a large foredeck and a flybridge. The boat is rigged with Garmin GPS, and Furuno Sonar, a good sound system, and it has outriggers and downriggers. Simply put, it’s made for fishing. Whether it’s deep seas, inshore, reefs, vertical jigging, spinning or fishing on the fly, they’ve got you covered.

You will get the rods, reels, and top drawer tackle. Take out a fishing license in one of the tackle shops. Food and drinks are available at an extra cost. Pack a cap, sunblock, sunglasses, an extra layer of clothes, and a camera. Where something comfortable so that you can join the chase readily. Hop on and let Blue Water Charters take you out!

Blue Water Charters offers a variety of fishing trips out of Durban, South Africa. Whether you want to have a quick trip fishing near the harbor, or explore the deep seas for a Marlin, they have what you need.

Durban has lucrative fisheries.


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Persons:
  • 12 Hrs - Marlin/Big Game Fishing
    12 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1024 private charter
  • 10 Hrs - Marlin / Big Game Fishing
    10 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 878 private charter
  • US$ 878 private charter
  • 8 Hrs - Marlin/Big Game Fishing
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 732 private charter
  • US$ 732 private charter
  • US$ 622 private charter
  • US$ 622 private charter
  • US$ 549 private charter
  • US$ 549 private charter
  • US$ 475 private charter
  • US$ 475 private charter
  • US$ 329 private charter
  • US$ 329 private charter
  • 2 Hour Trip - Harbor/Offshore
    2 hour trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    US$ 219 private charter
  • 1 Hour Trip - Harbor Cruise
    1 hour trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    US$ 109 private charter
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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
I have been fishing since I was six or seven years old. I fished competitive for many years and I have been running my own charter for over eight years. I love nature and outdoors, I'm conservation minded. I am crazy about big Tuna and Marlin Fishing, and I also love light tackle spinning.
Response time: 4 hours
Response rate: 100%

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