Blixsem Fishing Charters

Blixsem Fishing Charters welcomes you for a fun and relaxing day of fishing in Western Cape, South Africa. You will meet Skipper Neil Stuart Delange in Knysna and enjoy a trip to the area’s bountiful nearshore waters as well as lovely reefs. The skipper is a seasoned angler who will use his vast knowledge and experience to make your trip as pleasant and successful as possible. Join him aboard and have a memorable fishing trip in South Africa!

Your adventure starts on a restored 28’ Butt Cat Game Fisher 840 saltwater fishing boat. It can fit up to 6 guests and runs on twin 250 HP Suzuki V6 engines that will take you to the fish in no time. In order to provide safe and efficient navigation, the boat is fitted with two Garmin 9” plotters, a Garmin fishfinder, and a radio. There’s a small portable toilet you can use and you will have cooler boxes with ice for storing your catch. In case you need any help, just turn to the first mate. He is a qualified skipper who will gladly give you a hand with anything you need.

On your trip, you will be chasing Yellowtail, Bluefish, Bonito, as well as many more reef and seasonal pelagic species. The techniques you can use to reel them in are also wide-ranging and include light tackle, bottom fishing, deep sea fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, as well as popping.

Kids are welcome to join aboard if they are at least 6 and accompanied by parents. You can keep all your catch and take it home but Skipper Neil recommends you release the endangered species. Also, keep in mind that alcohol is strictly forbidden during the trip.

The skipper supplies all the fishing equipment, snacks, as well as cool drinks, tea, and coffee. When your charter is over, the crew will teach you and help you to clean your catch. The only thing you should take care of is to bring valid fishing licenses.

Blixsem Fishing Charters is waiting to take you on a wonderful fishing trip in South Africa, come aboard and have an unforgettable time on the water!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    You will enjoy 5-6 hours of fishing along the garden route coastline with regular views of whales, dolphins, occasional orcas, and lots of birdlife. Skipper Neil provides you with all the gear, snacks, coffee, tea, and cool drinks.
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About the Captain

Neil Stuart Delange
Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
ID & License verified
Member since October 2021
Skipper Neil started commercial fishing in a family business in 1978. Since then, he's achieved Provincial colors in light tackle boat fishing and represented his country in an international competition. Take a look at the company's website and read their story for more information!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito

Boat Specs

840 Butt Cat Game Fisher (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2012, and restored in 2019. Powered by 2 250HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

28 ft
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Ice Box
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit 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:

Bank Transfer

FAQs about Blixsem Fishing Charters

Blixsem Fishing Charters offers the following trip to customers:
  • ZAR 1,500 per person - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Blixsem Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (A small chemical toilet facility)
  • GPS (Two Garmin 9" plotters)
  • Fishfinder (Garmin)
  • Ice Box (Cooler boxes and ice supplied to keep fish catch)

Trips booked with Blixsem Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (You catch bait when needed during the charter.)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Teaching and assisting at the end of the charter.)
  • Snacks (Sandwiches and other snacks.)
  • Drinks (Cool drinks, tea, and coffee.)
  • First Mate (Also a qualified skipper)

Blixsem Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing (Up and down the coast line up to 15 miles.)
  • Reef Fishing (There are reefs stretching all along the coast.)

Blixsem Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle (Skipper Neil has national colors in light tackle.)
  • Bottom Fishing (There are many reef species with seasonal pelagic.)
  • Trolling (Bonito and Yellowtail are huge fun when around.)
  • Spinning (Popular for Bonito and Yellowtail.)
  • Jigging (Successful on and around the reefs.)
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing (Up to 15 miles off the shore, 120 feet deep.)

Top targeted fish species with Blixsem Fishing Charters include:
  • Bluefish
  • Bonito