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The 27th of January 2022 will remain one of the most special days of my life. Just like our two clients, Rick from the USA and the strong Ukrainian Yuri, it was the first time I had laid eyes on Setta Cama, Gabon. The rainforest, the amount of water everywhere and pure wilderness was breath-taking....
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When you arrive in Sette Cama, the first day in camp can feel a little surreal. This energy and excitement that has been building during the weeks leading up to your trip, the heightened anticipation that has grown exponentially during your travels to camp, all peaking at 11:00 am when you arrive at camp, and...
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There are 3 main ingredients that make up the recipe for a successful week here in Sette Cama: Water, Light, and Bait. When we have two of them line up we expect good fishing. When all 3 coincide, the fishing can be out of this world.Our second Week of the 2020 season provided just that,...
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Gabon – starting 2020 off right. I don’t get out of the office much these days. Spreadsheets, budgets, logistics and negotiations take up the majority of my time, and time out of the office is carefully allocated between fatherhood and the rare occasion when I have an hour spare and the waves are decent enough for...
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One angler from South Africa, Johan Donald, joined us for the final week in Costa Rica in 2019. Being a seasoned and well traveled fisherman, he brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to the water.As with every first day, expectations and excitement runs high. The first time you come around the corner and see...
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Entering Week 4, we were joined by our annual Japanese group, hosted by our good friend Masaaki Katayama. Accompanying them this year was a TV crew from Japan, who had arrived with the group with the sole intent of filming the capture of the full plethora of Gabonese pescatorial giants on offer here at Sette...
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Sette Cama continued where it had left off with our departing guests, greeting our new arrivals with torrential rain. Rain, rain and more rain was the theme of the week. I’m not sure our American guests, hailing from New Mexico, had ever seen so much rain in their lives. With the River rising fast, flushing...
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Paying homage to the Silver King of Costa Ricaby Paul DanckwertsThe first time one connects with a tarpon, it is forever etched in your memory. My recollection is as vivid now as it was in that moment. On the morning of my first day in Costa Rica, the line was out on my third or...
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