Blixsem is a 28 foot Butt Cat fishing boat, based out of Knysna and offers Deep Sea Fishing Charters along the scenic Garden Route Coastline.
Experienced anglers and beginners are welcome. Children from 5 years old are welcome on our fishing charters.
Booking with us ensures that you have a fantastic Knysna Deep Sea Fishing Adventure!
As recreational anglers we adhere strictly to the catch restrictions and bag limit as put forward by the department of Environmental affairs.
Blixsem is a 28 foot Butt Cat powered by 2 x 250 hp Suzuki 4 stroke outboards and is fully equipped to the SAMSA safety requirements. Fast, stable and spacious, she makes for the ideal platform. The vessel is licensed to carry 12 passengers but experience has shown that 6 fishermen prove to be the ideal number with a possible 4 none fisherman as guests.
Suitable clothes including hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
A Knysna Deep Sea Fishing Licence per person fishing: Obtainable from the Post Office
Suitable container to transport your catch home. Yes, you get to keep what you have caught!
Blixsem Fishing Charters depart from the Knysna Angling Club between 6 and 7 am and spend between 4 and 5 hours out at sea.
(Depending on weather conditions)
Everything you need to catch your fish: Fishing Rods, Tackle & Bait.
A sandwich, snacks & refreshments.
No Alcohol is allowed on board.
We can all enjoy a drink back at the club while cleaning the fish.
There is a wide variety of fish to be caught off the Knysna Deep Sea Fishing Coast.
Pelagic fish (Top Water) such as Bonito and Mackerel are plentiful throughout most of the year, tend to peak during the warmer months of the year.
Bottom fish such as Reds (Roman, Santer, Dageraad, Miss Lucy) are still caught in good numbers, as are Kob with Yellow tail on occasions. We have also discovered some productive Hake grounds, but be aware they are in deep waters and require a fair bit of physical endurance.
We have a few fishing options to chose from, but if we can assist in any other way, please don't hesitate to contact us to make your Knysna Deep Sea Fishing experience a memorable one.
We also offer fun family outings where we take the family for a boat ride into the deep sea to look for whales and dolphins (this is not a guaranteed sighting) and a short fishing session, especially for those that have never fished before.
If you need a bit more convincing, then read some of the reviews of past clients.
"It was a perfect day, couldn’t have gone better. The captain had a lot of knowledge and passion for the sport, that he gave us the feeling he was having as much fun with fishing as we where having. What made the whole experience ever better! We caught plenty of nice fish and they where extremely tasty! I would definitely recommend this fishing charter! Many thanks to the crew! Kind regards, Nicklas, Zweder and Schelto from Holland"
"Professional, knowledgeable and safe! Neil went out of his way to accommodate us. Thank you for a fun filled, successful fishing morning!" Rory
"Great and friendly people. I would recommend them to anyone. Neil and Tanya do one amazing job to ensure you enjoy every second of your trip. A "Blixsemse" lekker trip." Xanthus