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Where in the world is Yoshi the Loggerhead Turtle 64 days after release?

February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

18 February 2018 Hi everybody – herewith the latest Yoshi update. Yoshi has been back in the ocean now for 64 days, and she is making great progress up the West Coast. She has traveled [...]

This Weekend’s Fishing Report – 2 February 2018

February 1st, 2018|Comments Off on This Weekend’s Fishing Report – 2 February 2018

Once again the outlook is somewhat dismal with gale force South Easters for both Saturday and Sunday and this after a week of gales which would have turned Cape Point ice cold and Robben Island [...]

Yoshi The Turtle released by Hooked on Africa

January 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Yoshi The Turtle released by Hooked on Africa

A few weeks ago, we were asked by the Two Oceans Aquarium if we could assist them in releasing Yoshi, the big turtle that has been living at the aquarium for the past few [...]

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January 2018 Captain’s Log – Hooked on Africa Fishing Charters

January 8th, 2018|Comments Off on January 2018 Captain’s Log – Hooked on Africa Fishing Charters

Good day all! I said in my last update it was going to get hectic and hectic it’s been, with hooked on africa fishing charters being busier than the rest of the pack, testament to [...]

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Hooked on Africa at the Volvo Ocean Race

December 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Hooked on Africa at the Volvo Ocean Race

We're honoured to be asked every year to be part of a fleet of media and observation boats during the Volvo Ocean Race in Cape Town. This year we had Jeff Ayliffe on board [...]

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The Volvo Ocean Race – Cape Town In Port Race

December 9th, 2017|Comments Off on The Volvo Ocean Race – Cape Town In Port Race

Hooked on Africa and their fleet of media boats yesterday participated once again in the Volvo Ocean Race during the in port race in Table Bay Harbour. Check out some footage in this post. Tomorrow [...]

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First Crayfish of the Season!

December 4th, 2017|Comments Off on First Crayfish of the Season!

This weekend was the first weekend of the Crayfish season and we made sure we got involved! The season is only open for a total of 21 days spread out over 4 months. The [...]

December Captain’s Log – Hooked on Africa Fishing Charters

December 1st, 2017|Comments Off on December Captain’s Log – Hooked on Africa Fishing Charters

Good day all! I said in my last update it was going to get hectic and hectic it’s been, with hooked on africa fishing charters being busier than the rest of the pack, testament to [...]

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The Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 Full Steam Ahead Towards Cape Town

November 17th, 2017|Comments Off on The Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 Full Steam Ahead Towards Cape Town

The Volvo fleet all close together, have started to turn and want to ride the cold front heading towards Cape Town. It's going to get hairy at times so put on your helmets on and [...]

The Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 to Cape Town is on its way.

November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on The Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 to Cape Town is on its way.

The Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2, a 7,000 nautical mile race from Lisbon to Cape Town is en route. Read all about LEG2 which departed yesterday on the Volvo Ocean Race website here. Photo [...]

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A Tuna Fishing Trip with Hooked on Africa

October 30th, 2017|Comments Off on A Tuna Fishing Trip with Hooked on Africa

By Julien Fievez  Leaving the Hout Bay harbor at the crack of dawn is an experience in itself, enough to convince you that Cape Town is where you belong, and your day only gets better [...]

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Volvo Ocean Race has started!

October 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Volvo Ocean Race has started!

The Vovlo Ocean Race has started and they're on their way to us! Click here to go to the Live Tracker and follow the race LIVE! Watch this space, they're be arriving in Cape Town [...]

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Hooked on Africa at Alacati, Turkey for the fishing competition

October 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Hooked on Africa at Alacati, Turkey for the fishing competition

Checking out the sights, sounds, beers and boats before the competition at Alacati, Turkey yesterday.

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Birdlife South Africa, Hooked On Africa and The Birds

October 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Birdlife South Africa, Hooked On Africa and The Birds

Hooked on Africa headed out this week for the training of future observers for BirdLife South Africa This provided excellent opportunity for pelagic photography. #birdlife #conservation #training #forthebirds  

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Monster Tuna at the Teos Tournament

September 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Monster Tuna at the Teos Tournament

Check out this 295kg Tuna caught at the Teos Tournament in Turkey this weekend! Team Shamu showing their skills!   The team thought they had a victory in the bag with this 147kg beauty!   [...]

Hooked on Africa Invited to Alacati Fishing Tournament 2017

September 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Hooked on Africa Invited to Alacati Fishing Tournament 2017

Hooked on Africa is taking part in the Alacati International Fishing Tournament 2017 in preparation for the Tuna Masters! Our Owner and the Finest Tuna Captain in South Africa, has been invited once again [...]

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