Lake Kariba is 300 km long and covers an area of 5,000 square kms. This vast expanse of fresh water is home to some fantastic species of fish including the Tiger fish, Bream, Tilapia, Catfish, Barbel, Labeo, Jack and the mighty Vundu, that commonly attains the size of a fully grown man.The Tiger fish is responsible for the now world renowned 'Tiger Fish Tournament' that is held every year on the lake in October. Tiger fish are considered by many to be one of the most exciting game fish and they have flourished in the rich waters of Lake Kariba with the average weight caught in competition being just under eight pounds. The speed, courage and strength of the tiger fish make it a worthy opponent for the skillful angler.