Over the weekend 25 boats battled it out during the WATAMU FISHING FESTIVAL which takes place out of Ocean Sports every year. The MARLIN CHAMPIONSHIP runs simultaneously; offering a cash prize of 80% of the entrance fees collected for the biggest Marlin caught over 400 lbs. This year the prize[…]
Kenya’s 2nd ever Grander was caught yesterday on Ol Jogi fishing off Watamu. 1062 Lbs (482 kg) Blue Marlin took 2 and a half hours to bring in. Congratulations to skipper Stuart Simpson, the crew and the angler Roger.
The Annual Watamu Fishing Festival was another great success. Hosted at Ocean Sports the 22 competing boats were auctioned on Friday night. A total of 323,000 shillings was bid, the highest amount being 24,000 shillings placed on Mistress by the fishermen. At the end of day one Black Widow found[…]
Record entry of 124 anglers on 28 boats emphasizes the premier status of the W.S.F.C Christmas Fishing Competition. Held over 2 days at Ocean Sports, teams started fishing at 7am and were required to cross the Watamu reef before 4:30pm on return. A Blue Marlin of 360lbs boated by Blue[…]