Tiger Fishing on Zambezi River-TIGER FISHING ON THE MIGHT ZAMBEZI RIVER

The Lower Zambezi, with its majestic views of the Zambezi escarpment, is a targeted destination for fishermen intent on pitting their wits against the combative Tiger Fish. This section of the river, is located in the south-eastern part of Zambia, flows alongside the Lower Zambezi National Park.

  • Rainy Season: November – March, the river rises breaking its banks on the lower flood plains muddying the water and making fishing a lot more challenging.
  • June – September: This is the optimum time for Tiger Fishing on the Lower Zambezi, as the river has started to subside, become clearer and warm up as the months move into summer. October being one of Zambia’s hottest and driest months.

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September through to December

Where:

Barotse Flood Plains
Western Zambia
Lower Zambezi
Livingstone

Where to Stay :

Mutemwa Lodge – Western Zambia
Barotse Tiger Camp – Barotse Flood Plains
Matoya Lodge – Western Zambia
Sekoma Island Lodge – Lower Zambezi
Ilhombe Island Lodge – South Western Zambia

Mvuu Lodge – Lower Zambezi
Kiambi Lodge – Lower Zambezi
Anabezi Luxury Tented Camp – Lower Zambezi

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