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48kg Amberjack by Tyler Botha of Shelley Beach

48kg Amberjack by Tyler Botha of Shelley Beach The Botha family down the south coast of Natal, led by Dad PJ, have a phenomenal record of catching outsized Amberjack. Sons Tyler and Greg make up the formidable team on the good ship Watt4. Check this out! Tyler breaks the magical 100lb mark with this monster […]

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  • From Debbie Smith of Offshore Africa reporting from The Transkei Wild Coast - "News today loads of action off Mpande. Our group 2nd scuba tank on a ball. We have 2 top photographers on our boat on it. Vvv good year. Water temp 19." Thank you Debbie, especially for the news that the water temperature has finally dropped to 19 degrees. #
  • In from Robert "Fly" Navarro, announcing the winner of the 2017 Blue Marlin World Cup. "Done Deal Orange Beach Alabama. 600 pounds even is the leader" - picture and story to follow, by Captain Duarte Rato, who fished for Madeira this year.   #
  • Sardine sightings have been 100% confirmed this past week, way down deep in the Transkei. As usual, we are all hoping for a bumper sardine run and the chaos that comes with it all. Check back soon for more info. #
  • Hold on to your horses! The Sardine is getting a new skin... We may be a bit odd looking as we go about the perennial change that will commence shortly. Tx! #
  • Entering Zimbabwe today. Machipanda, or Forbes border post. Thanks to Casa Msika for the fantastico fishing time. See you soon Chimoio! #
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Mozambique’s first Grander Blue Marlin?

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Mozambique’s first Grander Blue Marlin? It´s real cool when a plan comes together in completely unexpected ways! Over the last decade or so, we have seen, released and weighted a good number of Grander Black Marlin of the Bazaruto Archipelago. We have also caught a few Blues around the mark elsewhere, especially in Madeira, Bom […]

Skiboat Magazine article in collaboration with FishBazaruto

Skiboat Magazine article in collaboration with FishBazaruto

Skiboat Magazine article in collaboration with FishBazaruto https://issuu.com/sheenacarnie/docs/skiboat_201803 Here´s an article, published the the latest Skiboat Magazine, which Capt. Duarte Rato helped compile, about the excellent BIG FISH season that the Bazaruto Archipelago experienced during the Black Marlin season last year. You can click the link above and go to your very own FREE copy of the […]

Yellowfin Tuna Jubilee for three generations…

Yellowfin Tuna Jubilee for three generations…

Yellowfin Tuna Jubilee for three generations… Our last fishing day of February was a feast of Yellowfin Tuna action! But what really made it special was fishing, for the first time ever, with my Dad and little Duarte….what a treat! Three generations! On a two month visit from Portugal it´s been great having my parents […]

Another super HOT February in Bazaruto

Another super HOT February in Bazaruto

Another super HOT February in Bazaruto So, it’s February! Bloody hot and rainy, cyclone season, unreliable weather and fishing, normally due to extreme water temperatures. But, not this year it seems, despite the rain and unpredictable weather, the water temperature as remained at about 28c as opposed to the 31c plus from the last two […]

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