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Fishing in Nepal

Recreational Fishing is one of the adventurous activities that requires hours of patience. Nepal is the second richest country in terms of water resources and has numerous rivers and streams, which makes it a popular fishing destination. Snow-clad Himalayas, eternal glaciers, ice-cold torrents, clear water lakes has contributed a lot to its hydrosphere. There are many rivers and lakes in Nepal that provide wonderful chances for recreational fishing.

Karnali, Betrawati, Indrawati, Babai in Bardiya, Chitwan's river confluences, Dolalghat- on Kodari Highway, Pokhara's lakes etc. are the popular fishing destinations in Nepal. In the rivers of Terai, catfish, murrel and carp are plentifully found. One can also find hundreds of kilometers of cool, crystal clear fishing waters, teeming with mahseer, snow trout, fresh water eel and catfishes as in the upper reaches of the rivers Gandaki, Koshi and Karnali of Nepal. However, fishing is more fun in mountain streams. There are some ethnic groups in the hills and Terai region of Nepal such as Bote, Majhi, Tharu and Machhuwar whose occupation is fishing.

Fishing in Nepal can be enjoyed throughout the year. However, the best season to fish on the white water is before and after the monsoon from February to April and October to November.

Fishing in Budi Gandaki (5 Days)

Budi Gandaki River, situated between Kathmandu and Pokhara, is a less travelled and mysterious river of Nepal. The river flows from the eastern slope of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal like Trishuli River and Marshyangdi and downstream with Aarughat Bazaar, Tatopani, Lapubesi and more. This is a wonderful venue for river rafting and not to forget, fishing as well. The journey to this adventure starts from Kathmandu to Aarughat Bazaar. The fishing area includes several places of Aarughat Bazaar, Arket Bazaar and Seuli Bazaar. The river here has crystal clear water and we can have access to fishing b..

Fishing in Ankhu Khola (Netrawati) (5 days)

Ankhu Khola, situated in the Ganesh Himal Region, is also a favorable spot for fishing. Khahare Bazaar to Kintang Phei are the major places where we can relish the fun of fishing. Another option for fishing is from Khahare to Tari Besi. It takes about six hours drive from Kathmandu to reach Khahare Bazaar.

Fishing in Ankhu Khola takes both amateurs and professional fishermen on an exhilarating fishing trip. We can enjoy delicious fishes like mahseer, snow trout, fresh water eel and catfishes. We can also rejoice with the natural beauty of the surrounding forests, streams and the high mounta..