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We have fished in top spots around the world. This is the first time I have ever had to put the rod down because we were too exhausted from reeling in all those big longfin and yellowfin tuna. Dave and his crew got us into the fish and kept them coming!”

– Mason Tenaglia, Lexington MA USA April 2009

Two Oceans have earned the reputation of being South Africa’s top tuna charter based on our performance, professional service, quality outfit and passion for fishing.

Fishing Seasons

Offshore we predominantly target yellowfin and longfin tuna and inshore we target yellowtail and snoek. It is possible to catch both species of tuna under the correct conditions inshore, having landed yellowfin tuna in excess of 60 kgs on a number of occasions at Cape Point

Key:

  • Excellent
  • Good
  • Fair
  • Poor
Species Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Yellowfin Tuna
Longfin Tuna
Yellowtail
Snoek
Kob
Cape Salmon
Reef Fish

Target Fish Species

Yellowfin Tuna

Thunnus albacares

Size:

Attains 115kg in Cape waters, averages 50-70 kgs.

Description:

Yellowfin tuna have a robust, torpedo shaped body. The back is metallic blue changing to golden yellow sides and a silver/white underbelly. The dorsal and anal fins are yellow, edged with a black border. Pectoral fins are longer in larger specimens. Yellowfin are opportunistic feeders, preying on pelagic organisms such as small fish and squid.

Found under:

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Longfin Tuna

Thunnus alalunga

Size:

Attains 38 kgs (thats the biggest we have caught :) in Cape waters.

Description:

Longfin Tuna have a metallic blue back and a silvery white underbelly, with an irridescent blue band running along each side. The fins are predominantly yellow. Longfin are one of the most widespread tuna species, occuring roughly between the equator and 40 degrees south in all oceans. They feed on small marine organisms such as anchovies, pilchards, lanternfish and squid.

Found under:

Fly Fishing Inshore Fishing Read More

Yellowtail

Seriola lalandi

Size:

Attains 14kg in the Cape, averages 3 to 6kg.

Description:

Found under:

Fly Fishing Inshore Fishing Offshore Tuna Read More
Hout Bay is centrally located to the best fishing hotspots around Cape Town. Throughout the year we can get you into the best fishing the Cape has to offer both inshore and offshore.

Where Two Oceans Meet

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