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Fishing Trips in India: an Overview

By Edna Ferber Subscribe to RSS | December 21st 2011 | Views:

According to the article African Bone Tools Dispute Key Idea about Human Evolution published in the National Geographic News, the first record of fishing dates back to the Paleolithic period around 40,000 years ago. Although initially the purpose of fishing was limited to arranging food, it evolved as a popular recreational activity over the years. For today’s fishing aficionados who want to face the toughest challenge in fishing, India is the ultimate destination. Fishing trips in India can be quite rewarding in terms of variety of fishes and enthralling beauty of nature in the background. In this article we will have an overview on fishing trips in India which can be helpful when planning the trip.

Things to Know when Planning Fishing Trips in India

Fishing trips in India offer you the ultimate fishing experience with all the fun, excitement, and adventure you crave. There are many rivers to choose from and different types of fishes to fish. Following are the things to know before you proceed for the trip.

Various options for fishing – One of the many advantages of fishing trip to India is the flexibility to choose from various fishing spots and different species of fish. The total length of rivers, lakes and streams of the country is around 50,000 km. Moreover, there is coastline of 3000 km. The Ganga is the main river of the country along with several other tributaries such as the Mahanadi, the Yamuna, the Kaveri, the Krishna, and the Brahmaputra. You can find more than 30 species of freshwater fishes including mahseer, katli, trout, murrel, rohu, catfish, cyprinids, and others in the rivers and lakes of India. Moreover, there are mackerel, sea bass, marlin, and others types of fishes in the coastal waters of the country. Most of the major cities of the country are situated alongside rivers. Thus finding a fishing spot in the country is quite easy and convenient.

Ultimate fishing challenge - For most of the fishing enthusiasts around the globe, fishing Masheer is the ultimate challenge. Masheer is a fresh water fish known for its fighting spirit. It can be as heavy as 100 lbs and more. The size of Masheer can be even larger than that of Salmon. The fish is available in black, grey, silver, golden and silver grey colours. Angling Masheer requires skill, experience and strength. It is well known as ‘tiger of the water’ and is found only in India.

Licensing requirements – In India, you should have a proper license for fishing. It’s important to note that fishing is prohibited in most of states across India during the rainy season as it is the breeding time for most spices of fishes. Moreover, there is restriction on the maximum number of fishes you can fish per day. As per regulations, you should also release the fishes back to water after catching them.

The climate of varies a lot in different parts of the country. Fishing is almost impossible in the Himalayan region in the winter months due to very cold weather. Mid-February to mid-May is the best time to go for fishing trips in India.

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If you are recently planning for fishing trips in India, you should visit Culture Aangan offers unique experiential fishing trips to Konkan, apart from various other tours that let you experience rural India at its best.

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