Following the progress of the released rehabilitated turtles

" Hi Everybody Just a quick update on our traveling turtles. Yoshi is still on her way DOWN the coast of Namibia and about 194 kilometers NW of Walvisbay! She is 23 kilometers west of where she was at the end of February. She has traveled more than 6600 kilometers, with a daily average now [...]

By |2018-09-03T15:28:43+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Yoshi The Loggerhead Turtle|

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

GOOD DAY ALL With JUNE and JULY behind us and the longest NIGHT/SHORTEST day gone, we look forward to SPRING and of course TUNA TIME We’ve had a good run of  INSHORE GAME FISHING CHARTERS with plenty of YELLOWTAIL, KATONKAL and SLENDER TUNA BUT ALAS the SNOEK still haven’t arrived YET? This is set [...]

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

Well with winter upon us our, deep sea fishing is restricted to inshore game fishing for yellowtail / snoek / katonkal and possibly slender tuna. Currently there are plenty of Yellowtail around from Cape Point to Robben island and in-between even up to the 200m contour line. There are also plenty of Snoek up [...]

Yoshi The Rehabilitated Loggerhead Turtle Making Progress

"12 May 2018 Yoshi appears to be enjoying her time along the Angolan coast and has travelled about 200km north since the previous update. This is a straight line distance - she has been zig-zagging a lot along the way. Last week she was approximately 30 kilometres offshore in warm 28°C deep water, but she [...]

February Captain’s Log – Hooked on Africa Fishing Charters Cape Town

Well, good day all! January’s come, February’s gone and March/ April and May are ahead of us, traditionally these 3 months are PRIME TUNA TIME. If the reports are correct, very good tuna are on the bank off Namibia and good catches of big Longfin Tuna 300 nm North of here. We’ve been getting [...]

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

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 1860 kilometres already. She is currently about 130 km offshore from the Hardap region of Namibia. She is actually in [...]

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 years. After Yoshi was prepped for the big day, we took the team out to sea and found the perfect [...]