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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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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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First Big Marlin for the 19´ Season

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First Big Marlin for the 19´ Season Spanish Fly just released the first Big Marlin for the season on the 4th of October. It’s been a very good start to the season and despite very few boats fishing there has been a good run since mid-September, when the first boats brought out the heavy tackle, […]

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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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Bazaruto Marlin and Sharks…

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Bazaruto Marlin and Sharks…   We had some down time between the Rudland´s and our next group from Denmark, who wanted to target Marlin and sharks… Here´s the Rudland´s report from mid-September… https://fishbazaruto.com/2019/09/19/bazarutos-marlin-season-2019-kickoff/ A good current was pushing through and although the water temperature is a tad low for the time of year conditions looked […]

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Bazaruto´s Marlin Season 2019 kickoff…

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Bazaruto´s Marlin Season 2019 kickoff…   We highly enjoy the prodigious Santa Maria Blues, Bazaruto´s Marlin Season from March to mid-May, or it´s tremendous wahoo run, it’s excellent GT popping or the madness of the Malagasy Sailfish. Matter of fact, we love any of the many other top destinations we are privileged to fish at, […]

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Bush & Sea – August 2019

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Bush & Sea   Not much fishing or sea time this month, but we did have a great time in the bush… Took some time off with the family and we had a road trip starting at Vilankulos and then spending a long weekend in Maputo sorting paper work but also enjoying good times with […]

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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.   […]