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The Volvo Ocean Race – Cape Town In Port Race

December 9th, 2017|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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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August Captain’s Log

August 31st, 2017|Comments Off on August Captain’s Log

Good day all Spring has sprung, the south Easter has come and the way this year’s flying, it’s almost done! The tuna are just around the corner. In fact, some were taken in mid-August so, [...]

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July CAPTAIN’S LOG

July 26th, 2017|Comments Off on July CAPTAIN’S LOG

June has come and gone, July is nearing its end and spring has just about sprung! After a few well spent weeks in a warmer part of the continent I have returned and hit the [...]

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Catch Yellowtail with Hooked on Africa Fishing Charters

July 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Catch Yellowtail with Hooked on Africa Fishing Charters

Hooked on Africa has been hauling in the Yellowtail recently! Yellowtail are an abundant fish in Cape waters, taking only 2 or 3 years to reach 1.2 meters in length and shoal in large [...]

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The Annual Sardine Run

July 7th, 2017|Comments Off on The Annual Sardine Run

The sardine run takes place each year, starting in about July. The small fish start down close to Cape Town and make their way up the east cost of South Africa, ending up close [...]

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Michael Phelps swims with Hooked On Africa during a documentary in Hout Bay

June 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Michael Phelps swims with Hooked On Africa during a documentary in Hout Bay

Hooked on Africa again looking after world class swimmer Michael Phelps in another international documentary.    

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