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Fly Fish the infamous Zambezi River this year...

June 8th, 2016 by RodsOnRivers 0 comments


Fly Fishing for Tiger Fish on the River Zambezi 


This October 2016, Orvis Ambassador Marina Gibson will be escorting a select group of anglers for a week-long stay at the delightful Kasaka River Lodge beside the mighty Zambezi River with Wild & Exotic Travel. Guests will fish in pairs targeting hard fighting tiger fish that attack flies with gusto at this special time of year, and there will also be opportunities to fish for vundu and other species using conventional bait tackle.



The game viewing should be utterly spectacular throughout the week with regular and close up sightings of buffalo, elephant, crocodile, and hippo all present in large numbers, together with a diverse abundance of other wildlife.

This sensational fishing adventure still has  at the earliest opportunity to book your space on the African fishing adventure of a lifetime.




Friday 21 Oct 2016: Under your own arrangements you will arrive at London Heathrow in time to check in to EK 006, which departs at 22.15hrs.


Saturday 22 Oct: EK 006 arrives into Dubai at 08.05hrs. You will transfer to EK 713, which departs at 09.25hrs. On arrival into Lusaka international airport at 14.35hrs hrs you will check in to your flight to Royal Zambezi Airstrip. On arrival into Royal Zambezi you will be met and transferred to Kasaka River Lodge for a 6 night stay.


Sunday 23 Oct  – Friday 28 October: The next 6 days will be divided between fishing and game viewing – the ratio is entirely up to yourselves, who will have to make the difficult decision between watching Africa’s largest and most beautiful mammals and casting for her most powerful and exciting fresh water game fish. Other activities such as canoeing trips are also available, during which you paddle past huge pods of hippos wallowing and grunting in the water, and disturb crocodiles that slip silently into the water as they hear your approach. Overnight Kasaka River lodge, which is located within yards of the mighty Zambezi River. 



Friday 28 October: This morning will be spent at your leisure. This afternoon you will transferred to Royal Zambezi airstrip for your flight to Lusaka. On arrival into Lusaka airport you will check in to EK 714, which departs Lusaka at 21.25hrs


Saturday 29 October: Flight EK 714 arrives into Dubai at 06.40hrs.You will transfer to EK 029, which departs Dubai 09.40hrs and arrives back into London Heathrow at 14.20hrs the same day. End of Wild and Exotic services. 





The total price of this itinerary is £2595 per person based on two guests per twin bed room. For any guest requiring single accommodation the cost is an extra £170 per night.


The price is on full board basis and is inclusive of all activities included guided fishing, canoe trips and game drives, beverages (except for premier imported spirits/liqueurs/champagne and wine), laundry, National Park fees, airport transfers and passenger access fees in relation to landing at Royal airstrip.


Please note that apart from arrival and departure days (Oct 22nd and 28th) the guided fishing will be based on 2 guests fishing from one boat.


About your Host


Marina Gibson is a fanatical angler who spent much of her childhood chasing salmon, trout and sea trout throughout the Scottish Highlands. Since those early days Marina has devoted a significant part of her life to the pursuit of every type of fish at every available opportunity wherever in the world that may be. Marina is also ambassador at large for the prestigious Orvis fishing company, and is a qualified fishing instructor to boot. Her weekdays are spent in London but every weekend summer and winter alike, she is to be found beside some river, lake or stream doing what she loves best – catching big fish. To discover more about Marina and her fishing adventures please visit



If you would like to book or have any queries with regards to the trip please contact Adrian Danger at Wild & Exotic at: or  Marina Gibson at: 



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