Tracking Tiger Fishing on Lake Kariba

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Digital Matter’s Zimbabwean distributor EzyTrack provides tracking to an annual tiger fishing tournament on Lake Kariba. Each fishing boat is fitted with an Oyster Cellular 2G battery-powered device. The tracking is used to monitor the safety of the fisherman and the fish. Thanks to EzyTrack for the images and information in this article.

Over the 3 days, the fleet of boats traveled a total of 36’000 km. The maximum recorded speed was 109 km/h. And the most distance for 1 boat in a day was 209 km.

Fish safety was a real concern. A fish breeding area was off-limits to the fisherman. The Oyster was used to catch some offenders. The organizers were surprised by how many points were logged in the out of bounds Geo-fence – just look at the plot below. That is each of the GPS points logged within the fish breeding area.

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