2020

Mozambique light tackle mayhem – April 2020

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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 […]

2020

Bazaruto Sailfish Competition 2020 coming up!

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The Bazaruto Sailfish Competition 2020 is on!

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 […]

2019

Kid catches 500lb marlin and other stories

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Kid catches 500lb marlin with Duarte Rato

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 […]

2019

The Bazaruto Run – with Anantara

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The Bazaruto Run 2019

The Bazaruto Run – with Anantara The 2019 Mozambique Bazaruto run by Anantara. Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa on Bazaruto Island, Mozambique, who we have been working with for the past 18 years, is organizing a community run on the 23rd June 2019. This will be the first of its kind event on the […]

2018

Marlin Bonanza for Peter & Andre

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Marlin Bonanza for Peter & Andre “Marlin Bonanza: The marlin fishing off Bazaruto Island in Mozambique is good and staying good. The water is warming, and the bite is on. Captain Duarte Rato is so busy he has me doing his posts!” – Xonalanga (The Sardine News) Over to Duarte… Marlin Bonanza for Peter and […]

2018

Catching Bazaruto Marlin on Bait

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Catching Bazaruto Marlin on Bait Catching marlin on bait with Captain Duarte Rato! FishBazaruto marlin fishing report for late October and early November is in! –  The Sardine News Over to you Duarte… It´s amazing that the last few fish were all on lures, well we could not catch much bait either, but now you […]

2018

Slow fishing ends in 3 for 5 day!

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Slow fishing ends in 3 for 5 day! It´s been slow fishing indeed for a few days and overall, it’s been a difficult season thus far. However we really pulled the cat out of the hat on the last day of our three-day charter with Wolfgang and the boys to finish it off in grand […]

2018

THE BAZARUTO ORCAS & WHALES

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THE BAZARUTO ORCAS & WHALES Between the winter months of June to September the Bazaruto Archipelago is not only blessed with usual flat calm seas, blue water and excellent fishing but we are visited by the gentlest giants in amazing numbers and with the guaranteed sighting of humpback whales there are also the chances to […]

2018

Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, YFT and Wahoo – April off Bazaruto

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Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Couta, YFT and Wahoo – April off Bazaruto Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Couta, YFT and Wahoo: We been pretty busy during the second half of April (since we last reported) but it´s been a tad slower than normal for this time of year due to very warm water temperatures that have topped up […]