Nile Perch

by Mark September 23, 2013 0 Comments

The word for perch in Swahili is sangara. Each day, we went out in the hopes of catching a sangara kubwa sana, but the very big perch eluded us. Instead we caught […]

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The Island

by Mark September 19, 2013 0 Comments

Rubondo is the Jurassic Park of Tanzania. A relatively unspoiled island teeming with birds, mammals and reptiles. In the complete absence of predators they have been allowed to proliferate, kept […]

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Rubondo Island

by Mark September 16, 2013 0 Comments

With the collapse of the perch fishery imminent and inevitable, we figured we best try our luck as soon as possible. After all, from Dar es Salaam, Lake Victoria is […]

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Manipulating Variables

by Mark September 14, 2013 0 Comments

““When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.”  – John Muir   Imagine stocking one of the largest lakes on […]

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An African Adventure

by Mark September 09, 2013 0 Comments

  Upon seeing that the school year would begin with a 5-day break because of Eid, the end of Ramadan, my first thought was “Where can I go fishing?” By […]

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Anyone Have a Plankton Fly?

by Mark February 21, 2013 0 Comments

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to live out a dream from my childhood. I was\am fascinated by animals, and sharks took up a considerable amount of my imagination […]

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New Digs – Africa

by Matt August 05, 2012 0 Comments

  Three years on a tiny Caribbean island left my girlfriend and I satisfied with our experiences there.  We were able to travel throughout the region, make some lifelong friends, have […]

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