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Tanzania Tigerfish and more
Shuguli Camp in Selous game reserve for Rod & Reel and Fly Fishing
These trips are predominantly focused on Tiger fish (Hydrocynus tanzaniae), however, other fish include Vundu and other types of Cat fish, Tilapia, Yellow fish, Rhino fish (last photo) as well as some species yet to be identified. Anglers start the day early and some fishing is done from river banks and may only be accessible on foot, especially areas along the rapids. Fishing is mostly done from aluminium Jon boats to fish the Luhombero river and Ruaha river as well as the larger areas on Kilombero river and below the Shuguli falls on the Ulanga river. The fishing is rotated regularly to prevent excessive fishing pressure.
Fishing trips in Selous are for a minimum 4 clients (2 anglers per boat) for 6 nights - with five and a half days of fishing. Clients fly into Dar Es Salaam and will fly to Selous the following morning at 9am (one hour flight).
Best fishing for Luhombero and Kilombero rivers is 2nd week of June to 2nd week of August while on Ruaha river it is best from 2nd week of August to 2nd week of November. The fishing in Kilombero and Ulanga rivers is best from 2nd week of September to 2nd week of November.
Total Cost $5,250 per person for conventional rod & reel bait cast or spin reel fishing. A South African guide can be provided for $150 per day per boat.
Mnyera and Ruhuji rivers for Rod & Reel and Fly Fishing
The Fishing trips are from 2 camps in Mnyera and Ruhuji rivers and are for a minimum of 4 clients per group for 7 nights - with six and a half days of fishing. Clients fly into Dar Es Salaam and will fly to Dhalla camp the following day at 9am (approx. 2 hour flight).Tiger fish (Hydrocynus tanzaniae) ranging in size from 1 to 28lbs are the main quarry while Yellow fish species, Catfish, Bream and Gundu are also available for the species aficionados.
Fishing is mostly done from ‘Go Devil’ aluminium boats (2 anglers per boat) to fish in Mnyera river for the first three days and will then move to Samaki camp on the Ruhuji river for three days before going back to Dhalla camp for the final day of the trip. The Kisingo rapids in Mnyera river are fished on foot and the fishing localities are rotated regularly to prevent excessive fishing pressure.
Best fishing is from 2nd week of August to 1st week of November
Total Cost $7,500 per person - for Fly fishing bring your own flies.
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE: Meet and greet on arrival, charter flights round trip flight in Cessna 208 Grand Caravan to fishing area, accommodation in exclusive tented camp, government fishing permit and conservation fee, meals, drinks, concession fees, transportation within the area and river boat guide and mate.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE: International flights, hotel before and after while in Dar Es Salaam, rod hire, tackle and flies, gratuities.
Contact me for further information.