African Deep Sea Game Fishing at Richards Bay, Zululand,South Africa

With Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Shortbill Marlin(Spearfish), Sailfish, Barracuda, Yellowfin Tuna, Longfin Tuna, Kingfish (Trevali) South Africa's Zululand coast offers some of the best Big Game Fishing in the world. Not only is the Game Fishing the best available, but it is situated right next door to the World's top African Game Reserves.

The Boat

She is a Maxim Power Cat 40ft . Length 12.20m. Beam 6.27m. She has 2x Yanmar Diesel Inboards and max speed is 17knots. She is licensed for 10 people. We launch from the protected Richards Bay harbour, Africa's largest port.

Equipment. Tackle. 5x Shimano Tiagra 80 lb 5x Alutechnos Rods. 80 lb 4x Shimano Tiagra. 50 lb 4x Tiagra Rods. 50 lb 5x Shimano TLD 25 Reels. 30 lb 5x Shimano Spinning Reels + Rods Enough Bottom fish Tackle.

The Fishing

The Seasons are:-

Black Marlin Oct - May

Blue Marlin Oct-May

Striped Marlin Sept - Feb

Spearfish Oct +May

Sailfish year round

Yellowfin Tuna Year round, but big ones (40-90kg) March - June

King Mackeral (Couta) Feb - July

Queen Mackeral (natal snoek) April - Aug

Dorado October - May

Other Game Fish - King fish, Queen fish, Garrick, Barracuda, Bonito + Skipjack.

Night Fishing for Kob July - Oct

Bottom fishing all year round.

Accomadation to suit your taste - Local friendly Bed and Breakfast to luxury harbour front hotels.

Day trips to various Game Parks are arranged by the hotel reception daily.


€695 per day including all gear, bait, lures, snacks and cool drinks.

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