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

Blue Marlin World Cup 2018

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Blue Marlin World Cup 2018 The 4th of July Blue Marlin World Cup is a unique tournament and the only day of the year we bring out the gaffs. Unfortunately, not this time around and it was the second time we have not taken fished it since 2005. This tournament is a great concept; fished all […]

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 […]

2018

Blue Marlin and all sorts in April 2018

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Blue Marlin released off Inhaca

Blue Marlin and all sorts in April 2018 Blue marlin and all sorts in April: It’s been insanely busy and thus the lack of reports so here is a quick overview of whats been happening our way the last month or so! As per our last report we had a remarkable trip to Santa Maria […]

2018

Yellowfin Tuna Jubilee for three generations…

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Those Bazaruto Yellowfin Tuna were in deep trouble this day. Three generations of Rato's out to fish!

Yellowfin Tuna Jubilee for three generations… Our last fishing day of February was a feast of Yellowfin Tuna action! But what really made it special was fishing, for the first time ever, with my Dad and little Duarte….what a treat! Three generations! On a two month visit from Portugal it´s been great having my parents […]

2018

Another super HOT February in Bazaruto

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Another super HOT February in Bazaruto So, it’s February! Bloody hot and rainy, cyclone season, unreliable weather and fishing, normally due to extreme water temperatures. But, not this year it seems, despite the rain and unpredictable weather, the water temperature as remained at about 28c as opposed to the 31c plus from the last two […]