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First Marlin for Rylan & Jimmy

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First Marlin for Rylan & Jimmy It’s always cool to get someone´s first Marlin and that´s exactly what the mission was for the 5 days we had with good friend Mike Goch. This year he brought his son Rylan to try and get his first Marlin and once that was done got his son´s friend´s […]

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Bazaruto´s late September Marlin Bite…

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Bazaruto´s late September Marlin Bite…   We just had regular Carl Jankowitz come for the first of his two, regular trips to the Bazaruto Archipelago to fish with us…. a tradition that has been going for many years, lots of stories and many found memories. Here´s Carl´s last year trip report, when he caught the […]

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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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Great guys to end a great Fishing Season…

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Great guys to end a great Fishing Season… Our Bazaruto Fishing Season as just come to an end and although it did slow down a tad our last charter was a blast with a mix between popping, jigging and Marlin Fishing. Craig Henkel has been a regular client of ours for years. Good mate and […]

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Sailfish Madagascar Style – Part I

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Sailfish Madagascar Style – Part I Ian Du Plessis, a good friend and regular client who has been fishing with us since 2006, has been inviting me for a Sailfish Madagascar style trip for the last four years. Somehow it has not worked out, seeing by the times he gives me the dates I am […]

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The 2018 Vilankulos BB Sailfish Tournament

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The 2018 Vilankulos BB Sailfish Tournament At the end of May, we had the annual Vilankulos Sailfish Tournament, a local friendly event organized by Big Blue and hosted by Vila Do Paraiso. Once again, it was five days filled with prodigious fun, great people, delicious food, huge laughs, lots of drinks and some pretty decent […]

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Bazaruto Sailfish for the Naude brothers

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Bazaruto Sailfish for the Naude brothers On the 14th May we had the first day off the water for a long time and welcomed the Naude brothers for 3 ½ days of fishing and they ended catching a Bazaruto Sailfish each plus lots of big wahoo and a few more gamefish. We first met Francois […]

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Vilankulos Sailfish & Wahoo Madness…

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Vilankulos Sailfish & Wahoo Madness… We had more of the same as we got into mid-May with good size wahoo dominating the fishing with a few Vilankulos sailfish starting to show along with a few other species such as cuda, YFT and dorado. Over that week, Martin Van Niekerk from SA brought along 8 friends […]