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!
Bazaruto Sailfish Competition 2020 coming up! The Bazaruto Sailfish competition is to be held in May coming right up. May out in the waters surrounding the Bazaruto Archipelago, is sailfish time. They visit in shoals – some days double-figure release counts are heard all over the airwaves. Especially during the annual Bazaruto Sailfish Competition. Staged […]
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 […]
An almost grander blue taken at Guinjata Mozambique biggest weighted Blue Marlin: 988 lbs Blue Marlin, Guinjata, Mozambique The 22 December 2019 was a day the crew aboard the Little Hooker will not forget any time soon, when they boated a near Grander Blue that weighted 988 lbs. Unfortunately, we have had very little information […]
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 […]
Kid catches 500lb marlin and other stories Kid catches 500lb marlin: and a few other stories from Captain Duarte Rato and the crew of Vamizi. Fishing the steamy blue waters of the summer time Indian Ocean. It is smack bang in the middle of black marlin and summer gamefish season. The crew are extremely busy […]
First Marlin for Rylan & Jimmy It’s always cool to get someone´s first Marlin and that´s exactly what the mission was for the 5 days we had with good friend Mike Goch. This year he brought his son Rylan to try and get his first Marlin and once that was done got his son´s friend´s […]