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Maputo: old and new

Maputo: old and new When I first drove into Maputo, in 1991, I was astounded. It was bigger then than Pretoria was at the time! The skyline grew into the clouds as we got closer, the buildings were so impressive from far. But when we got close we saw the destruction wrought. It was chaos. […]

Social networking has changed the way we reach out to people - The Sardine News

Social: When and how often should I post?

Social: When and how often should I post? Social marketing by The Sardine News How often and where should I be posting on my social networks? A vital consideration that can make or break your campaigning efforts. Thie questions have been answered by many independent survey people and companies all over the web. This is […]

Chris Leppan Couta at Pomene from the beach

Chris Leppan Couta at Pomene Featuring: A great reality clip of Chris’ croc couta at Pomene, caught from the beach, on a recent adventure up to ‘this paradisical place. Meeting Chris Leppan down here at The Umzimkulu Marina for a weekend and his entourage of enthusiastic ocean people was game enough. But seeing his collection of amazing fishing […]

Inhaca Blue Marlin bite off the scale

Inhaca Blue Marlin bite off the scale

Inhaca Blue Marlin bite off the scale Captain Duarte Rato of FishBazaruto.com has his finger on the pulse up and down the East Coast of Africa, and has an amazing Inhaca Blue Marlin bite to report, this March 2017. The recent sport fishing competition held from out of Inhaca, just out from Mozambiques capital, Maputo –  reported phenomenal […]

The tides of March are marching

The tides of March are marching

The tides of March are marching The tides of March are marching again, and it’s quite tough to understand why. The main thing out of synch is that the tidal coefficients are not that high. Monday’s coefficient was a mere 95 in the morning. Given that the coefficient range reaches over 120, it means that […]

Hands off our Sardines! Trawler watch. Keep these destructive forces from our waters

Trawler Watch

Trawler Watch The sardines are prepping for their annual suicide run up the east coast of Southern Africa right now. And so will be illegal fishers. Preparing to gorge them with their huge purse seine nets and get them into a supermarket near you. That the overall population is dwindling as rapidly as every other […]

Everything in Tofo

Half price on everything in Tofo

Half price on everything in Tofo Yip, it’s a half price on everything in Tofo this year… Let me elaborate. This exact time last year – R1 could get you 2.8 Meticals. This time this year – R1 gets you 5.4 Meticals. Click this link to see it as a graph…http://www.xe.com/currencycharts/?from=ZAR&to=MZN&view=1Y In fact it was […]

Vilankulo, Vilanculo, Vilankulos, Vilanculos, or Vilancoulos?

Vilankulo, Vilanculo, Vilankulos, Vilanculos, or Vilancoulos? There are probably more spellings for this tiny gem of a coastal town, in Inhambane Province, Southern Mozambique, but these are the one we know of. The partial featuring of the word “Vila” within the towns name, led me askew as to what it means, in Portuguese (as usual). […]

No sardine report 25 July 2016

No sardine report 25 July 2016 Jay Steenkamp patrolling down south to Port Edward and beyond reports that the surfing has been fantastico and they have all been getting shacked. Roosta in Umzumbe reports the same clean powerful swells gracing their underground. But no mention of sardines. Scattered baitballs of other types of smallies up […]

Final word on huge king mackerel run?

Final word on huge king mackerel run? Now that the bite has slowed down here on the lower south coast of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa – could this be the final word on this years huge king mackerel run? Well this fish could be. The fish of the season so far too…taken off Umkomaas on a […]

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