Tanzania Conventional Tackle Requirements

Leaders and tippet:
35 and 45lb Maxima Ultra Green
45lb Knottable Tiger Wire Accessories:
Polarized glasses
Suitable headwear
Buff
Fishing pliers Conventional tackle:
Spinning/bait casting rod: 5-8 ft. long, medium heavy action
(i.e. Shakespeare, Ugly stick, Berkley, fennwick etc.)
Reels matched to above rods: (150 yards 40lb pound braid)
Spare spool
Knottable Tiger Wire: (45 lb.)
Spare single hooks: (5/0) strong and sharp
Split rings: Heavy Duty
TF Tiger Jigs: These are tied specifically for this fishery and are VERY
Productive (Available on request 1-month notice) Rapalas: Shallow running shad raps 7-12 cm long in a variety of colours (blue white, blue white and orange, fire tiger, orange, perch, and natural colours work well).
Yuzuri floating crank bait: shallow diving
Effzette Spoons: 22grams
Whopper plopper
Plastic Frogs
NO TREBLES WILL BE ALLOWED AND ALL HOOKS ARE FISHED BARBLESS Recommended Kit List:
Toiletries and personal medication
Camera and binoculars
Torch
Light cotton shirts and shorts for during the day
Light cotton long sleeve shirts and long pants for the day
Hat
Buff
Sun cream
Light wind proof cloths for mornings and evenings on the boat
Sandals and comfortable walking shoes
Mosquito protection – tabard, peaceful sleep or similar
East African birding and wildlife field guides
Passport (with Tourist visa’s if necessary or issued at airport on arrival – $50)