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 […]

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2019 – Another great Billfish year….

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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 […]

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105 Sailfish in 10 days – Madagascar ´19 – Part II

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105 Sailfish in 10 days – Madagascar ´19 – Part II   In early July, we went back to the Castor Banks in Madagascar for a 2-week trip, mostly targeting sailfish. Our first week started with some green water and lazy fish. Progressively it got better and we ended releasing 42 Sailfish in 5 days […]

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Madagascar Sailfish Bonanza – Part 1

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Madagascar Sailfish Bonanza – Part 1 Last year July, we finally joined Ian Du Plessis, for a trip to the Castor Banks in Madagascar, which turned out to be an exceptional Sailfish Bonanza. We ended releasing 61 sailfish in 5 ½ days of fishing the banks. The rest of the trip was spent popping further […]

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Bazaruto Winter Marlin – July 2019

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Bazaruto Winter Marlin – July 2019 So, while I was away slaughtering the sailfish in Madagascar, things become rather interesting back home in Vilankulos – Bazaruto, with the boys finding an unusual, but certainly welcome, really good Winter Marlin bite, with some good one´s seen amongst a few smaller to medium size models caught.   […]

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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 […]

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#550 Marlin & sailfish jumps on board!!!

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#550 Marlin & sailfish jumps on board!!! The last few days have not seen fast action but we sure have seen some exciting stuff with a nice #550 that jumped all over the place and a Sailfish jump on board VAMIZI!!! Neil and Debbie Bernard fished with us in mid-September this year for the first […]