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Mozambique – Bazaruto mid Oct fishing report

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Mozambique – Bazaruto mid Oct fishing report Helloas from Mozambique. After an auspicious start in September its turned out to be a slow start to the season on Bazaruto. Conditions have been tough. Strong and shifting winds. Lots of it from the Beast from the East. And then swinging on a daily basis. Coming from […]

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

Video: Inhaca Island 1000lb Blue Marlin

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Video: Inhaca Island 1000lb Blue Marlin

Video: Inhaca Island 1000lb Blue Marlin The waters off Inhaca Island have produced what could be Mozambique’s first official 1000lb Blue Marlin! Enjoy the really cool video by the guys on the good ship FourPlay, the magic boat that got the fish. FishBazaruto.com spend March each year down at Santa Maria, to fish the Inhaca […]

2017

The 4th July Blue Marlin World Cup 2017

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The 4th July Blue Marlin World Cup 2017 The 4th of July Blue Marlin World Cup is a unique tournament in the sense that it is fished all over the World simultaneously. It´s a one day event for a single species where teams fish for 8 hours (8h30 to 16h30) in their respective time zone´s […]

2017

Cape Verde Blue Marlin Fishing 2017 – part 2

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Cape Verde Blue Marlin Fishing 2017 – part 2 Read Part 1 here Our next charter was Carl Jankowitz, Peter Dowling and Tony from SA. Great to have the guys here, Carl and Peter have fished with us on Bazaruto for many years and they have both weighted and released a few 1000-pound fish with […]

2017

Video: blue marlin release at Cape Verde

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Blue marlin release off Cape Verde

Video: blue marlin release at Cape Verde Captain Duarte Rato jumps in behind Tommy Tucker as they maneuver to release a healthy blue marlin off Cape Verde. The incredibly clear water reveals all as Tommy gets the huge fish’s head around, and calmly removes the well placed circle hook. He then gives the fish a […]

2017

Video: frisky blue marlin on the wire

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Video: frisky blue marlin on the wire The wind is blowing, the sea is rough – Cape Verde style, and an angry young blue marlin is causing chaos. Leader line everywhere, slippery deck. The fish is green and visibly upset, as it conducts itself in a fit of acrobatic arguments – severe direction changes and […]