Guide Fishing Lower South Coast

If you are game for some serious fishing fun but don’t feel like going out on a boat, Guide Fishing Lower South Coast with Barry Korsten is a great choice. Try something different on your next vacation in Margate and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Explore the area around Shelly Beach and surrounding areas with your guide, Barry. Stretch your arms on a monster Shark or fish the reefs with light tackle. Barry will help you get up close and personal with the finest saltwater species around. Try surf and rock fishing and make a great catch possible!

From light tackle reef fishing to checking the bite on one of the local points, there is a trip for you. A fighting belt will also be available when needed. For a small extra fee, Barry can supply you tackle and bait for the evening. You will go out at around 5 p.m. in the afternoon and then fish until 12 a.m. in the morning.

Your main targets will include Kob, RockCod, and various types of Shark, such as Smooth Hound Shark, and many more. You never know what you may find at the end of your line!

Don’t hesitate to bring younger anglers with you. Take your fishing buddy out or have a fun-filled evening with your family and friends. You are required to have a license which you can get at any post office.



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  • Private trip
    Shore Fishing Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $118
    On this trip, you will be targeting various types of Shark, Cod, Rockfish, and more. You will be guided by Barry Korsten, who will provide you with all gear, and a lot of excitement. If bait and tackle is supplied it's an additional R200 per person for one and R100 per person for two to four. If you don't want to fish from a boat, this is your trip!
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About the Charter Operator

Barry Korsten
Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
5 Customer Reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since July 2017
Barry Korsten is the owner and operator of Guide Fishing Lower South Coast. He has been mastering the cast for over three decades and never stops exploring. Barry has fished other seas and worked on various ships and tackle shops. Rock and surf fishing has always been his passion. He was introduced to the art of angling by his family. He has gained an excellent reputation and many repeat customers.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flathead Flathead
Ray Ray
Rockfish Rockfish
Shad Shad

Shark (Leopard) Leopard Shark

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Live Bait Well
GPS
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle

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.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

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:

Cash
Bank Transfer

Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Anthony T.
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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Rock and surf fishing

VERIFIED   Shore Fishing Trip on February 25, 2021
Fantastic time with Barry. Extremely knowledgeable local guide who knows every nuance of the conditions at hand. My son and...
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   Shore Fishing Trip on April 6, 2019
The trip with Barry was unbelievable, learnt a lot from this trip. Barry is a GREAT guide and I’ll definitely recommend...
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Selonica O.
Durban, NL
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February fishing trip

VERIFIED   Shore Fishing Trip on February 6, 2019
Amazing learning experience Great fun Incredible knowledge
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Lee L.
Durban, NL
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VERIFIED   Shore Fishing Trip on December 30, 2019
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Mohammed M.
Klerksdorp, NW
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VERIFIED   Shore Fishing Trip on December 5, 2018
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FAQs about Guide Fishing Lower South Coast

Guide Fishing Lower South Coast offers the following trip to customers:
  • ZAR 950 per person - Shore Fishing Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Guide Fishing Lower South Coast, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Guide Fishing Lower South Coast include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano, Okuma )

Guide Fishing Lower South Coast offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Guide Fishing Lower South Coast offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Guide Fishing Lower South Coast include:
  • Flathead
  • Ray
  • Rockfish
  • Shad
  • Shark (Leopard)