Angling Tours India
Angling is not a new sport in India, but of late, it is catching up to be one of the most popular way of relaxation for tourists who are interested in nature and wilderness. Since time immemorial, India has been famous among travellers because of its diverse landscape and culture. The sub-Continent, right from the mountains of the Himalayas in the north, to the tropical lushness of Kerala in the south , is home to innumerable fast flowing rivers and streams that are home to some of the richest cold water fish & fauna, including world famous Mahaseer, array of cat fishes and trout. Each year a large number of anglers both from home and abroad visit this region in the pursuit of angling and practice age old techniques with varied degrees of success!!
In North India, the presence of riverlike Ramganga, Chambal, Kali, Saryu, Tons, Sarda, Mandal and snowfeds like Alaknanda, Bhagirathi, Yamuna, Beas and the Sutlej offer great angling opportunities. One can chase the Yellowfin Mahseer at the foothills of the Himalayas, grapple with the Giant Catfish or bag the various species of trout. In South India, the omnipresent Cauvery throws up surprises like coracle rides and white water rafting, apart from species like the Humpback Mahseer and Carnatic Carp.
Angling is the source of recreation to a variety of naturalists belonging to different strata of society. In India, angling as a sport, was introduced by the British during the nineteenth century and were also the reason for introduction of such exotic species like the Brown and Rainbow trout in Indian rivers and streams. The introduced species of trout soon bred and propagated fast in view of rich oxygenated waters, ideal ecological conditions of this region.
The geographical variation along the course of each river is immense, full of endless opportunities for anglers. Himalayas has been rightly rated as the Anglers’ paradise with a network of rivers and streams as well as high altitude lakes.
Mighty Mahseer Angling Tour
Places Covered : Delhi – Corbett Tiger Reserve – Bhikyasen
Duration : 11 Nights / 11 Days tour by road
Golden Mahseer Tour
Places Covered : This is a specially designed angling tour on the Ramganga River.
Duration : 2 Nights / 3 Days