This blog shares opinions, regional news, views and stories related to beautiful Botswana and some of its neighbouring countries. Special emphasis is given to tourism in Botswana and the amazing affordable vacation and safari packages that are currently on offer in the country. IT'S SO EASY... you should try it sometime!

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Fly Fishing for Tigerfish - Okavango Delta (Video)

By LukeSaf

Tiger Fly is on the leading edge of catching tiger fish on the Barbel Run in Botswana. An incredible phenomenon that occurs each year as trillions of bait fish are forced into the main channels of the Okavango thousands upon thousands of Barbel (or Sharp-tooth Catfish) began swimming upstream feasting on bait fish. However there is another predator lurking, the world's hardest fighting fresh water fish, the tiger fish! The tigers cruise the river along the barbel feeding on any fish trying to escape into the mainstream. It's incredible!

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