The Bonefish of Pomene – Mozambique After the few awesome days at BD (Bartolomeo Dias), where Duarte Jnr. released his first Marlin, we came home. For one short night! Pick up Mum, groceries, drinks and more fishing tackle and, the next day we were driving 3 ½ hours south to another very secluded and special […]
First Marlin Release for Duarte Jnr. Been pretty much in house quarantine but, by mid-April, the kids homeschool holiday started. We were ready for a remote holiday. BD (Bartolomeo Diaz), an isolated place two-hour drive north, was an obvious choice. What a trip it turned out to be and, at 7 years of age, Duarte […]
Mozambique light tackle mayhem – April 2020 Although there is no official lockdown in Mozambique, we are pretty much in self-quarantine and only going out for essential stuff like food, groceries, etc., but… with flat weather, sun shining, fish biting and in dire need for some fillets for the freezer and a breath of fresh […]
Marlin quarantine – Mozambique March 2020 Besides a deep reflection on the state of the World, being bombarded by Corona news (thank God, we have no TV at home), home schooling and thoughtful thinking on how to make any kind of income in the months to come, one still has got to find things to […]
Catching your first marlin: by Doug and Ryan Catching your first marlin: by Doug and Ryan – We just ended our first group fishing for Blue Marlin in Santa Maria and although it was not fireworks, and actually the slowest we have experienced here this time of year, both anglers, Doug and Ryan managed to […]
Tuna lead the light-tackle onslaught during February in the warm waters of the Bazaruto Archipelago.
Vilankulos & Bazaruto Mozambique Fishing Packages 2020 Hereby our Mozambique Fishing Packages for 2020 for the Bazaruto Archipelago either based out of Vilankulos or the Islands. Except for late February to early April, which we will be chasing Blue Marlin of Santa Maria and a short trip to Madagascar in the middle of the year […]
Mozambique GT’s caught from the side! Duarte and family hit the beach with live bait and shore tackle – and had a great time together with some excellent gamefish. Gretha looking power with that surf stick!
Beaten Black and Blue: Marlin identification by Captain Duarte Rato Special thanks to Darrell Hattingh (c) for the featured image. After the recent tiny little bit of controversy on whether Little Hooker´s 988-pound Marlin recently caught in Guinjata, was a Blue or a Black, I asked Duarte if he could pen up an article on […]
2019 – Another great Billfish year…. Helloas everyone & sorry for not posting for ages…got to a stage during the season, where we had 4 different groups at the same time and it just did not stop. Insanely busy, we literally had no time for nothing else except fish, rig, boat maintenance, catch up on […]