Based out of Yzerfontein, Shawn Bester will show you a memorable time on the water.

Capt. Shawn is here to get you on some fish, and to make sure you have fun doing it. You’ll be using techniques like trolling, handline, jigging, and spinning, depending on what you’re going after. As part of their 5-hour trips, you can target species like Snoek and Yellowtail Amberjack, depending on the current season and weather conditions.

Your boat for the day will be a 26’ RapidCat that fits up to 8 anglers at any one time. The boat comes with a toilet and an ice box.

All the necessary fishing gear is included in the price of your trip. All that’s up to you is to use it as best you can. Don’t forget to buy a fishing license before the trip!

You’re welcome to keep all legal species caught during the trip.

Here to help you with anything you need, the first mate will be on hand during the trip. Leaving a tip for a job well done is much appreciated.

This is a children-friendly charter, so you’re welcome to bring your kids on for a fun fishing adventure.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Shawn Bester.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Spinning Yellowtail
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $629
    Want to experience the best of Dassen Island and catch some Yellowtail, Katonkel, or Snoek? This is the best place to find them. We launch from Yzerfontein harbour, about a 20-minute trip to the Island.
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FAQs about Yzerfontein

Yzerfontein offers the following trip to customers:
  • ZAR 12,000 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Spinning Yellowtail (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Yzerfontein, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Porta Potty
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Yzerfontein include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • First Mate

Yzerfontein offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Yzerfontein offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Handline

Top targeted fish species with Yzerfontein include:
  • Snoek
  • Yellowtail Amberjack

Meet the Captain

Shawn Bester
Yzerfontein, Western Cape, South Africa
ID & license verified
12 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2021
Skipper Shawn has got a passion for fishing and strives to let everyone enjoy the trip. He'll go the extra mile to put you on the fish even it means you'll stay longer on the water.

About this listing

Targeted species

Snoek Snoek
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat specs

RapidCat (Walkaround) originally built in 2022. Powered by 2 200HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

26 ft
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle


Porta Potty
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
First Mate

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch


Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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