Fish & Tackle Shops in Hermanus
The Cape Overberg has some of the best fly fishing and deep-sea angling spots in the whole of South Africa. There are few places in the world where you can sip on a cup of coffee or glass of fine wine while casting your line and watching whales play near the shore. Hermanus in particular attracts thousands of visitors from around the world every year to gaze at these gentle giants and take in the awe-inspiring beauty of this coastline. To make things even easier, fish and tackle businesses in Hermanus provide everything you’d require to make the most of this region as a fishing enthusiast.
There are many amazing beaches to be enjoyed along this part of the coastline, from Fisherhaven in the west to Voelklip in the east. Add to this the several rivers, lagoons and dams in and around Hermanus, it’s easy to see why this town is so renowned for offering great sport as well as lazy days in the sun. There is a wide range of complementary activities available for days spent fishing in nature, these include kayaking, boat-based whale watching, Great White Shark Cage Diving and even quad-biking.
Whether you choose to catch and release or bring something home for dinner (with the required permits in place of course), you’ll find an abundance of marine life in Hermanus. Recreation fishermen love to spend time here and there are a few fish and tackle shops that provide everything from bait to the directions to the nearest local fishermen hot-spot. You can also enquire about which permits are required for which fish as well as where the favourite rock or surf angling spots are hidden, all from the local tourism office.
In Hermanus, you’re likely to be able to catch several types of fish including Yellowtail, Silverfish, Cob, Geelbek and Red Roman. In winter, the snoek are particularly close to shore and they tend to put up quite a fight for fisherman looking to have some sports. The local fishing industry also operates various boats and rubber ducks that can be hired for offshore angling. You can also hire all of the facilities you’d require as a visitor, right down to the rods and even catered lunch or dinner with refreshments.
To arrange charters and equipment hire or buy tackle and fishing essentials, visit Hermanus fish and tackle stores for half-day or full-day stocking up. This region truly is a fisherman’s dream with beaches, lagoons and majestic cliffs along the coast providing magnificent opportunities.