Kariba International Tiger Fish Tournament (KITFT) Dates
11th, 12th and 13th of October 2023. See full schedule here.
Ban on Practice and Pre-Baiting / Chumming 2023
Ban on practice will be from Sunday 24th September 00:00 to Saturday the 7th October 06:00.
No Boats are permitted to enter onto the water prior to 06:00 on Saturday 7th October.
Any team competing in the Tournament may only use a maximum of two boats during the practice period and for the duration of the Tournament i.e. from 06:00 on Saturday 7th October to the end of the Tournament on Friday 13th October.
It is a contravention of the rules for any team or competitor to seek assistance of an additional vessel or vessels or third parties (i.e. Persons or boats not recorded on the team entry sheet) for the purpose of trying to increase their catch of fish during the Tournament and practice period as defined above.
Team entry forms
Alternatively download the entry form from the website and fill it in and drop it off with payment to MedNet offices, 64 Churchil Avenue, Alexander Park, Harare.
Compulsory for all teams: to report to registration site:
Sunday 8 October: 16:00 – 18:30
Monday 9 October: 16:00 – 19:00
Tuesday 10 October: 13:00 – 15:30
This will be held in the Weigh Bay 16:30 hours promptly on Tuesday 10th October
Rules & Regulations
Please ensure that you read in full the rules and regulations here and in the official tournament magazine.
By law you must have navigation lights fitted to your boat. Please make sure you have them fitted on your boat and that they are fully functional.
Team Captains please ensure that you and your team comply with our KITFT and Lake Safety Regulations at all times.
You must have the following equipment:
- Life Jackets,
- Fire Extinguisher,
- Yellow Flag,
- Radio / Cell Phone,
- First Aid Kit, Torch and a Mirror (a flare gun is also advisable)
Marshals will be checking boats and if they find any infringements, it could mean a disqualification for your team.
All Zimbabwean resident participants need to be a member of a NAUZ affiliated club or society. Please ensure that you are fully paid up with your club. For those wanting to join a club please contact us for assistance.
Beware of crocodiles in all of the harbours and popular fishing spots. Please be vigilant at all times!
Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease and needs to be taken seriously.
Symptoms of malaria include fever and flu-like illness, including shaking chills, headache, muscle aches, and tiredness. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea may also occur. Malaria may cause anemia and jaundice (yellow colouring of the skin and eyes) because of the loss of red blood cells. If not promptly treated, the infection can become severe and may cause kidney failure, seizures, mental confusion, coma, and death.
Remember to carry your medical aid / insurance card with you
We would like to remind you to carry your membership card with you, save emergency contact numbers to your phones and to let people know about your healthcare cover plan and provider.