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 […]

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Marlin Research & Conservation

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Marlin Research & Conservation Really interesting to finally get the results from the Marlin research & conservation project that involved the collection and study of genetic tissue samples taken from billfishes distributed across the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. This project, with the main goal of providing critical information for improving conservation and management efforts […]

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Fishing in Mozambique (April & May ´19)

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Fishing in Mozambique (April & May ´19) Fishing in Mozambique over the last two months was atypical to say the least. Lots of up & downs with some uncharacteristic conditions at times, which was hardly surprising, with the two cyclones that hit our coastline over this time. We were hardly directly hit but these two […]

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Blue Marlin Mozambique

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Blue Marlin Mozambique As many of you might know, a decade or so ago, a World Class Blue Marlin Mozambique fisheries was discovered out wide from Inhaca Island, right in front of the country´s capital, Maputo. This is right where I grew up. First fishing for grunter, blacktail and other small fish out of the […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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A good fish #500 for Carl´s first season trip

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A good fish #500 for Carl´s first season trip Carl Jankowitz is no stranger to those who follow us and the fishing at Bazaruto, he as caught a lot of good fish and more Granders in Africa than anyone else on the post war era. All aboard Vamizi off the Bazaruto Archipelago. Last year he […]

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Mozambique fishing – Aug ´18 Baz Report

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Mozambique fishing – Aug ´18 Baz Report As was normal but rather unlike the last four years, when the winds have shifted towards the end of September and October (right into the thick of things), this August was once again pretty windy, but still once again a great Mozambique fishing month. From their early first […]