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Kauluma, N., Musuka, C.G. and Nyimbili, B. 2015. Fishing Activities at Lake Liambezi of Caprivi Region in Namibia. International Journal of Research in Agriculture and Forestry, 2(3): 1-6


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Fishing Activities at Lake Liambezi of Caprivi Region in Namibia.

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A research was conducted in Lake Lambezi in the Caprivi region of Namibia for one month to have an in depth knowledge of fishing activities. A total of 50 questionnaires were administered within the fishery. The results revealed that 55% of the fishers were part-time, 43% fulltime and 2% were seasonal fishers. With respect to fish catches, 77% of the fishers indicated that the catches were good and the best time to fish was summer periods and winter was considered the worst time to fish. The majority of fishers (65%) fished without a permit. Furthermore, many fishers (70%) preferred sharing fishing grounds with those they knew, that is friends and relatives. A variety of fishing methods/gears were employed by fishers viz-a- viz dragnets, driving fish into nets by bashing on water using sticks, small-meshed nets and stationery gillnets. Keywords: Fishing Activities, Caprivi Region, Namibia, Lake Liambezi.

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