Africa’s Piranha – the Tigerfish

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Africa's Ferocious Inland Game Fish - the Tigerfish

Widespread throughout lakes, dams and rivers in central and southern Africa, the Tigerfish is a formidable predator right at the top of the fish food chain.

Its large, razor-sharp teeth demand careful handling, and its bony mouth means that only about one fish in three is successfully hooked after a strike.

No fishing in this interesting video from the Smithsonian Channel - but it gives you a good idea of why they make such great fly fishing targets.

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