Fish Tales Fishing Charters

5 Ekenhof St, Brackenfell
Cape Town WC, South Africa

Based in the beautiful city of Cape Town, Fish Tales Charters should be your first point of call whether you want to feel the fight of a monster Yellowfin Tuna, experience traditional handline fishing for Snoek, throw surface plugs for Yellowtail, or simply enjoy the surroundings of Cape Town, Robben Island, or Seal Island in the company of mighty Whales as you cruise around the bays and coastline.

Fishing aboard a boat that is easily transportable by land, Fish Tales Charters are not bound to fish from just one port. They operate from a range of starting points, including St Helana bay, Saldanha bay, Yzerfontein, Table Bay, Houtbay, Millers point (Simonstown), Gordons bay, Gansbaai & Struisbaai. This gives them the flexibility to go where the fish are, allowing you to make the most of your time on the water.

Fish Tales is a purpose built 28 ft Carry Cat fishing machine that is perfect for charter fishing and exploring the local waterways. Powered by two brand new 140 HP Suzuki outboard engines, the boat can cruise at up to 35 knots, a welcome pace when travelling to the offshore fishing grounds. Fully kitted out with Raymarine electronics and reliable and safe in bad weather, the boat is features plenty of seating and has a walk around cabin for 360 degree fishability.

A huge variety of species can be targeted on charters aboard Fish Tales, including Yellowfin, Bigeye, Bluefin, and Longfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Yellowtail, Cape Snoek, Cape Salmon (Geelbek), Bonito, Skipjack, Marlin, Red Steenbras (Copper), Red Roman, Red Stumpnose (Miss Lucy), Cape Hottentot, Silver fish, Kabbeljou (kob), Elf, Mackerel and many more.

All the gear you will need is supplied, and you will be accompanied throughout the trip by an able deckhand and the owner and operator, Justin van der Walt, who will make sure that your experience fishing the waters off Cape Town is the safest and most rewarding on offer.

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Boat Specs

Carry Cat Marine (Catamaran) originally built in 2014. Powered by 2 140HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

28 ft
10 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Targeted Species
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Shark (Mako)

Tuna (Albacore)
Tuna (Bigeye)

Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Skipjack)

Tuna (Yellowfin)
Yellowtail Amberjack
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Barbecue on the boat
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 14 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch divided by the skipper
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Bank Transfer, PayPal.

About the Charter Operator

Fish Tales Charters
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Member since March 2016
Fish Tales was started by Justin van der Walt through an extreme love for the sport of fishing. I love fishing & thats the reason for starting a charter business, I will on most occasions join in on the fishing. Yellowfin tuna & Yellowtail on spinning or jigging gear is the best fun out there.