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Fishing Trips

Fishing Trips

Fishing Trips Uganda’s extraordinary beauty makes it among Africa’s most stunning countries. This is not only because it has the superb sceneries but also the Mountain Gorillas. The hospitable people as well as the spectacular water bodies which enable fishing safaris.

Lake Victoria is one of the water bodies where fishing is done. It offers big catches of the Tilapia and Nile Perch among others.

Other lakes that are great sites for fishing safaris in Uganda include; Lake Edward, Lake George, Lake Albert and the swampy Lake Kyoga among others. The River Nile also offers great opportunities for fishing. It is the second-longest river in the world.

Therefore, it is only in Uganda that you can enjoy extraordinary sport fishing without distraction within the beautiful unspoiled waters surrounded by incredible natural environments. Below we have listed for you some of the sites. Where you can enjoy fishing and have an unforgettable fishing experience

Fishing at Murchison Falls

Catching fish in Murchison Falls National Park is a very profound experience that can be very thrilling. The park is located in the northwestern part of Uganda, approximately 4hours and 30minutes drive from Kampala the capital of Uganda. It is a spectacular park with a lot to offer. Hence one of the leading national parks that conduct sport fishing.

Fishing in Murchison Falls is done along the Victoria Nile and as a sport alongside other activities. It involves catching of fish at the bottom of the falls especially at the Devil’s Cauldron, at the river banks, and along rocky surfaces. The main fishing method used is by casting lures. To catch smaller fish like the Tigerfish, you can use live bait like termites, worms.

Fishing is done from either the boat or the river bank. But it is important to take caution about the presence of the hippos and crocodiles. Anglers can access the fishing spot by walking from the top of the falls down to the gorge.

To ensure the safety of the client, anglers will require assistance from experts. This is in order for you to have the best experience in this adventurous destination. These expert guides are well conversant with the place and know where exactly you can have the best catch. One guide is can manage a team of three anglers.

Anglers are advised to carry all their fishing equipment. It is possible to land on a big fish while fishing, this is based on the girth, weight, and length. It is on record that the heaviest fish caught was a Nile Perch which weighed 113kg.


Fishing on Lake Victoria

It is a thrilling and unforgettable experience to catch fish especially the magnificent Nile Perch from the world’s second-largest freshwater lake. And as long as you have the best fishing guide who is knowledgeable and experienced, you will be sure to have the best catch. Fishing Trips

The main method used is trolling with lures and the fishing equipment is provided but if the anglers wish to carry their own equipment it still fine. Fishing Trips

Anglers can board use a speed boat, and it is advisable to board one with rain suits, a first aid kit, life jackets, fire extinguishers, and an overhead sun canopy.

Most fishing trips begin from Entebbe outside UWEC (the zoo) which has safer parking for the cars. In case you are keen on birds you will need to also come along with a pair of binoculars.


Fishing in Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo is among the best sportfishing spots in Uganda. It is usually a stopover for many tourists visiting the western region and among the activities they enjoy is sport fishing plus others like game drives, horse riding, boat rides among others.

All the tourists that plan to engage in sport fishing should ensure that they get fishing permits from the Lake Mburo Park headquarters or at Uganda Wildlife Authority.

Visitors can carry their own fishing gear and it is a must to have a skilled fishing guide, this is because the guide helps you during the process of fishing and also helps you to avoid bad areas.


Fishing around Sipi Falls and Mount Elgon

Tourists that plan to visit the Eastern Part of Uganda and want to engage in Sport fishing. Can book to enjoy sport fishing around the sipi falls. Sport fishing in this area is done in all the three Sipi waterfalls. And it is an exciting and unforgettable adventure you wouldn’t want to miss.

There is nothing as remarkable as fishing from these waterfalls. Above all anglers shouldn’t forget to come along with their fishing gear. In conclusion, apart from Gorilla trekking, wildlife safari game drives. Uganda has some of the best sportfishing spots in Africa. . Therefore, Uganda has you covered no matter what you want as an angler who wants to go for a safari in Africa Fishing Trips