Guma caters for both the conventional angler and fly-fisherman. For those who want to fish the mighty Okavango River, a 40-minute boat ride from camp that passes through a narrow meandering network of channels, will get you there. Fishing takes place in the channels and waterways around Guma Lagoon Camp. The Guma area comprises of many small lagoons, countless small palm fringed islands, narrow winding waterways amongst dense papyrus and reeds and the large Guma Lagoon itself.
Fish species that can be caught at Guma Lagoon Camp are tigerfish, nembwe (olive bream), threespot tilapia, brown spot tilapia, thinface large mouth tilapia, purple face large mouth tilapia, African pike, redbreast tilapia, green-headed tilapia, sharptooth catfish, blunt-tooth catfish and butter barbel. To-date the tigerfish record at Guma Lagoon Camp is 7.2 kg (15.8 lbs), and the tigerfish spin-fishing record is 6.8 kg (14.96 lbs).
Experienced local guides accompany all guests on the boats. When fly-fishing only 2 guests are permitted per boat. Guma Lagoon Camp actively supports a catch-and-release policy for of all fish species. No private boats are permitted at Guma.