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Fishing on the Zambezi River does not get much better. A specialist in tiger fishing safari excursions in Livingstone, Zambia and at the Barotse Tiger Camp this is fishing for those looking for an adventure. There is no better way to get 'hooked on the Zambezi River' than with the Angle Zambia team. Over 75 species of fish lurk in the waters so there are formidable opportunities for both the skilled and casual angler.
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Tiger fishing on the Zambezi River, Zambia is legendary with Angle Zambia's fishing boat charters make an exciting fishing safari. Right in the middle of the exciting tourist town of Livingstone there is enjoyment to be had by all – the serious angler, recreational fisherman or the first timer.

Fish in the Zambezi River near the Victoria Falls, an experience that makes a unique fishing safari. With experienced and knowledgeable guides the Angle Zambia team can take you to the best fishing areas on the Zambezi River to satisfy your thirst for action! Tiger fish in the Zambezi River are the species that everyone wants to catch, but you can also expect to catch a huge variety of other fish such as yellow-belly bream and Vundu a giant catfish (heterobranchis longifilis) which are only found below the Victoria Falls. The whole concept of catching Vundu below these Livingstone falls spells one huge adventure!

Tiger fishing in the Zambezi River

The renowned tiger fish is rated by many anglers as the finest sporting and fighting fish in the world. It has one quest and that is to elude capture. It has a cunning ability to escape lure and bait and this makes the tiger a worthy and magnificent fish to catch. And the Zambezi River is full of these sort after tiger fish. Anglers from all over the world never tire of tackling the tiger. There's the thrill of the chase, the fight, viewing its hard bony jaws and razor sharp teeth and having the satisfaction of having won the battle.

The Zambezi River

The Zambezi River is about 2,700 Kilometres from source to mouth and is the river to explore for many on an African fishing safari. It is the fourth longest river in Africa, after the Nile, Congo and Niger rivers, and the largest river flowing into the Indian Ocean. Predictably it offers a diverse and exciting fishing safari experience. The Zambezi River's most spectacular feature is the Victoria Falls or Mosi oa tunya which means the Smoke that Thunders. This is the world's largest waterfall and one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The Victoria Falls is a vision of energetic splendour, a captivating reminder of the sheer power of nature. As you fish you can take in the breath-taking and varied scenery along the Zambezi River, while viewing a huge variety of wildlife from the territorial hippo to the soaring eagle. Enjoy churning rapids through to the serenity of a gentle flowing river.

The Angle Zambia service

The aim is to create a memorable day (or days if you choose) on the Zambezi River for visiting anglers with fishing boat charters to die for. This is an opportunity to tell of the most exciting catch ever or 'the big one that got away' if it comes to it! After all, even the most experienced angler will tell you that fishing is completely unpredictable. After transfer to one of Angle Zambia's launch sites, you'll have a safety briefing and then you'll be taken to the water in pursuit of adventure with Angle Zambia's fishing boat charters! To protect local natural resources a catch and release policy is in place. Clients are encouraged to take photographs to capture those memorable moments. Fly fisherman are also catered for as well as any other individual requirements. Angle Zambia's central booking office is in Livingstone town. The team of highly competent consultants will gladly arrange all your travel and accommodation arrangements for your African fishing safari. Livingstone is the adventure capital of Africa so other activities can be booked for you and an itinerary tailored to suite your individual requirements.

On the Zambezi River expect to catch

  • Tiger fish
  • Vundu
  • Yellow belly bream

Fishing excursion prices

  • Half day trip (morning or afternoon)- US$125 per person
  • Full day trip (including lunch)- US$255 per person

Half day fishing excursions on the Zambezi River

  • Mornings: 06:30 to 11:30 in summer
  • Mornings: 07:00 to 12:00 in winter
  • Afternoons: 14:00 to 19:00 in summer
  • Afternoons: 13:30 to 18:30 in winter

Fishing excursions on the Zambezi River include

  • Transfers to and from hotel and launch site
  • Equipment and tackle
  • Beers, soft-drinks, mineral water
  • Boat, fuel and guide

Further information for your Zambezi fishing trip

  • Minimum of two
  • Maximum of 16
  • Full day excursions available
  • Multiple day excursions available
  • Catch and release policy in place
  • Fly fishermen catered for on request
  • Children under 12 half price
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Indemnity must be signed
  • No previous experience is necessary
  • VISA, Master Card and American Express accepted
  • Accommodation, fishing and other activities can be booked for you

On your Zambezi River fishing trip please bring

  • Sun hat
  • Sun screen
  • Light cool clothing
  • Non slip shoes or sandals
  • Warm jacket for early mornings and late evenings

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