Tiger Tournament introduces Catch & Release

by WildZambezi.com • 18 October 2012

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This year's 51st Kariba Invitation Tiger Fishing Tournament (KITFT) is in full swing (17th - 19th October) on Lake Kariba.

Wild Zambezi is delighted to report that the KITFT Committee agreed for the first time in the history of the tournament to introduce a Catch and Release policy this year... 

It is being run as a sub-tournament.  10 teams have been drawn from a hat at the Captains Meeting, and are fishing on a Catch and Release basis.  

Methods of recording fish weights and viability are being tested with a view to extending the Catch and Release policy in future years.

This is excellent news for the sport.... and the fish!  Well done KITFT!

For more information and daily pictures of the excitement of this annual event, see www.kitft.co.zw

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