Fishing

Handle undersize fish with care

Handle undersize fish with care
Holiday time! Fun, joy and fishing on the beach! Every year thousands of Namibians and visitors from neighbouring countries visit the coastal towns of...

Private sector pays for communal fish wardens

Fish Wardens
Fish wardens of the Sikunga Conservancy pulled an illegal net containing 341 fish from a tributary of the Zambezi in September this year (2018)....

Memories of Meob Bay

Memories of Meob Bay
Growing up along the Transkei coast in South Africa, and having a father and grandfather who were keen fishermen, and a great grandfather who...

To Swakopmund for giving birth and mating

Kupferhai
During the summer months pregnant copper sharks migrate to the coastal waters near Swakopmund and give birth to their young. By then, males have...

Anglers are very serious about nature conservation

Zambezi Classic International
“We are worried that the number of fish in the Zambezi River is diminishing all the time, that commercial fishermen are casting their nets...

Otoliths help to determine species and age

Otoliths
Stones in the head of a fish – is that possible? Some anglers are aware of stones, or otoliths, in the head of the...

Six freshwater angling associations in Namibia

Freshwater angling associations
Sporting the oldest desert on earth, Namibia is known as a desert country. Perennial rivers are few and far between, found only on the...

Generally unknown: Namibia is an angler’s paradise

Angler's Paradise
One doesn’t expect to find much fish in Namibia – after all it’s the driest country south of the Sahara. And yet a large...

Namibia boasts 14 surf angling clubs

Surf angling
Surf fishing means catching fish from the shoreline or wading in the surf. Namibia has 14 surf fishing clubs, and the various species of...

How to catch freshwater fish in Namibia

Freshwater fishing tips
You are on your way to the Zambezi or tiger fish Mecca as they call it, for some action along the river banks. Your...

Fishing Gear & Tackle