Angling and Fishing Tour..........
Angling and fishing are two remarkable adventure activities among the many others
that are offered in the India. They are specially suited to the Indian sub continent
because of innumerable rivers that course through the expansive Gangetic Plains,
and originate in the upper reaches of the magnificent Himalayas. The clear rushing
waters of these various rivers and their tributaries provide excellent fishing
and angling holidays spots that are captivating in their crisp and clean mountain
beauty, as well as rich breeding ground of a number of different varieties of
fish. The adventurous settings for angling and fishing range from the majestic
Himalayan valleys, snow-fed streams and high altitude lakes to the wide coastal
stretches of the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.
The Indian water world is home to a large variety of fish. Some of the favorite
fishing prey here are the trout, mahseer and shark. The Mahseer is the toughest
fresh water fighting fish in the world, and India is the only breeding ground
for it. Nowhere else in the world does this hardy fish ever breed, though
in India you can find all four of its varieties. The Golden, the Silver, the
Silver Grey and the Black Mahseers are all prey worthy of any fishing aficionados
The challenge of hooking a Mahaseer is a tremendously exciting one for this
fish is a fierce fighter that weighs over a hundred pounds and has a matching
reputation for its quicksilver litheness. Angling Holidays of the redoubtable
Mahaseer requires skill, strength, practice, determination and speed. It is
rightfully called the tiger of the water and puts up a reckonable
fight. The best time to angle the Mahseer is when they return after breeding
to chase the shoals of minnows.
There is also the choice of attempting to angle for the crafty trout or the
menacing shark in the rivers and seacoasts of India. Trout is found in two
different varieties namely, the brown trout and the rainbow trout, in India.
Hooking a trout requires you to be on your guard and prompt use of your wits.
Fishing and angling in India now go hand in hand with conservation, and after
having caught your fish, shot your picture and recorded its weight it is best
to release it into the water again. The Indian Protection laws enforce that
conversation of animal life should be mandatory with this adventure sport.
Anglers from all over the world come for trout fishing to the fast flowing
clear water streams and high altitude lakes of the upper Himalayas.
Basic equipment required for an angling and fishing adventure holiday would
include rods, line, hooks, spoons, and reel. There are excellent tented accommodation
facilities provided by adventure tour operators amid the beautiful Himalayan
environs and riverbanks of India. Otherwise, forest rest houses or the forest
bungalows also make for a good nights stay when on an adventure holiday
The fresh water lakes like the Dodital surrounded by the Himalayan peaks
are excellent for the catch regardless of the season. The Cauvery Fishing
Lodge near Mysore is renowned for Mahseer. The hill stations of Munnar are
ideal for fishing in the streams of Kerala. However, Kashmir remains the anglers
paradise where early mornings and late evenings are best times to indulge
in this sport. For those who want to combine it with another sport, there
is the option of adventure trekking, which can be clubbed with angling, and
you can fish in one of many high altitude lakes that are 14,000 ft. above
A fishing adventure-holiday in India is the perfect way to be in communion
with nature as well as get away from the hustle-bustle of life. Solitude seekers
can spend hours in quiet contemplation and enjoy the pristine beauty of the
riversides. All said and done, if it is adventure sports you are looking for,
India can provide you with an interminable array of exciting and enthralling
options to chose from! And then youll never have to wonder how you will
spend you next vacation, ever again!