Fishing on Lake Kariba

Safari Experiences

Avid fishers must experience fishing on Lake Kariba, which offers unparalleled fishing opportunities in a pristine environment. The lake has a worldwide reputation for excellent fishing because of its variety of fish species. These species include tiger fish, freshwater tilapia, and catfish, among others. For the ultimate fishing experience on Lake Kariba, you must stay at Fothergill.

Lake Kariba, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, covers an area of approximately 5000 square kilometers. Anglers worldwide know Lake Kariba as a renowned breeding ground for the highly sought-after tiger fish, which is widely considered one of the most thrilling fish to catch. In Lake Kariba, the tiger fish averages around 8 pounds in weight, providing an exhilarating challenge for any angler.

Fothergill provides a luxurious base to explore the lake’s waters and enjoy the ultimate fishing experience. The highly skilled and experienced professional fishing guides at Fothergill have represented Zimbabwe nationally and globally in freshwater angling. The guides will ensure that they take care of your every need, whether you are an amateur or an experienced angler.

Fishing on Lake Kariba provides a unique opportunity to connect with nature and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the lake’s surroundings. Fothergill places a top priority on sustainability, and guests engage in sustainable fishing practices, following catch and release fishing practices to conserve the environment and protect the lake’s delicate ecosystems.

For Bookings Contact Us at:

WhatsApp: +27 (0) 724 903 287 
Call: +27 (0) 21 671 7729

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