Mavungana Flyfishing in association with the University of Mpumalanga, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and Pongola Game Reserve launched a groundbreaking tigerfish tagging project in June. They've already started recapturing individuals and the findings are astonishing.
There are five tigerfish species that live across Africa and you may find that when you gain experience in catching each of them your techniques will change and your tackle preferences will also differ slightly for each species. I noticed this when I compared notes after fishing for tigerfish in the Zambezi River in southern [...]
This is a basic zonker streamer that I tied to catch some of our larger freshwater predatory fish. The colour combo is based on other effective streamers, especially tigerfish streamers, used across Africa (I took a page from Malcolm Meintjes' zonker tiger flies as displayed in the FOSAF Favoured Flies series). I’ve only been fishing [...]
The Tigerfish is Africa's answer to fly fishing. These power-fanged denizens produce rock hard strikes, generate unstoppable bursts of speed, and perform jaw-clattering summersaults. -Francois Botha. Fanged Creatures of Awesomeness I haven't caught enough of these fish. I want to catch more. I will catch more. However, my old friend Stuart Harley is catching lots [...]