Fishing is an adventure sport which needs patience and lot of time. Nepal is rich in various sources of water resources, some of which are still water and others are flowing with high currents. Nevertheless, Nepal is perfect for fishing in all sense, she is home for rivers like Trisuli, Koshi, Karnali, Indrawati and many more. We can also enjoy rafting and camping along side these rivers while we are in our fishing trip. Fishing in Nepal have spiked from past, this might be because of tourists who are showing lot of interest in Rafting and Camping which also leads to Fishing. In any fishing trip, a person can found various species of fishes in Nepal, most popular ones includes Golden Mahseer which can be found on waters of Karnali and Seti Karnali river.
Fishing in Nepal – Main Attraction
Fishing in Nepal offers lots of adventure. You can raft and camp during this trip. There are a lot of rivers where you can fish and enjoy rafting. You can also trek alongside the river and experience large range of flaura and fauna.
Popular Fishing Rivers
Seti Karnali river
The name Seti Karnali is a combination of two beautiful and long rivers flowing in the southern part of Nepal. Seti rivers flow from the southern part and joins Karnali river at the lower ends. It is popular for fishing and white water rafting, there are many fishing points in this 172 KM distance. The places like Kohelpur, Jungle Ghat, Scorpian beach, God’s House, Juicer, Flip and Strip, Thulighat, Rato Bhale Gaun, are the famous place for fishing in this river. You can expect to catch many species of fish including silver mahseer (Tor tor), Sahar, Bokar, giant catfish and many more.
You will have fun camping and catching fish during your 12 days trip. Seti Karnali river fishing is an unique trip which allows you to fish in one of the main river of Nepal. It is a combination of fishing, camping and rafting which will provide a unique experience for those who are seeking adventure.
Karnali river is the longest river in Nepal. It is originated near on a Tibetan Plateau and mix with Sharda river in India covering total distance of 507 KM, therefore it is the longest river flowing in Nepal. Karnali river fishing is an unique experience due to the wide range of aquatic life that are found in Karnali which includes Dolphin, Turtles and Mansheer fish and many other.
This trip includes rafting, fishing and camping, you will witness a wide variety of floura and fauna while you are camping. Karnali river is perfect for rafting because of it’s current and it’s width. You will be rafting and camping most of the days and reach different beaches and rivers like Scorpion Beach and Seti Karnali River. This trip will give you different kinds of adventure including fishing, camping, rafting and a bit trekking.
Fishing Season in Nepal
You can go fishing in Nepal in every season except the monsoon season because of the current of rivers. It is difficult to get fish during monsoon seasons because of the flow of the rivers and it’s current.