fishing in Namibia
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tiger fishing in Namibia from professionals.
Herewith summary of recommended fishing tackle.
Rapalas - Countdown, Super Shadrap 9 cm, Husky, Abwi Spoon, Fat
raps & Floating magnums.
Spoon - Effzett.
Spinner Bait (this is good for catching Nembwe - similar to bass).
For tiger fish:
Sinking & intermediate fly line with 100 - 120 yards backing.
Rod - 6/7 weight will suffice, a 8 weight would be better.
For African pike and bream:
Floating, sinking & intermediate line.
Rod - 3/4 weight.
Spinners - all "floating" Rapalas.
Line - Siglon, Spider wire and Abulon.
Tiger fish - should be made with trace wire - apparently there are various
"deceiver" patterns, the type is not important - but the colour is, currently,
the orange, white and red are the most successful. Salmon flies, Big "Mickey
Finn" patterns and Klauser Minnows - orange & white, red & white, blue &
white are also successful. "Lefty" deceivers of various colour and "Crazy
Charlies" with red heads and yellow bodies could also be used.
Flies from belly hair - "green
with light green & yellow tail feathers are also recommended.
Bream - dry flies & nymphs & don't forget the " Bass Bugs!"
Trolling gear is available - guests are also welcome to bring their own.
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