Nepal Wild Life

Fishes of Nepal



Are you thinking to fishing in Nepal? No doubt it will be a wonderful experience for you when you get over 115 varieties of the fresh water fishes from Himalayan waters. There are few quite famous rivers in Nepal for fishing among them Karnali, Babai, Trisuli, Indrawati, Betrawati, Rapti, Koshi and Narayani are few to count.

There are agencies in Kathmandu that organize fishing trips to streams around the Valley.

Anglers can try their luck in the clear waters of Pokhara's lakes as well. If you have plenty of time and loads of patient then Angling or Fishing could be a very interesting sport for you. Fishing is an Eco-friendly sport which require great patient and lots of time. This sport would not suite for those who are out of patience when they loose a fish or get tired while waiting for their catch.

Nepal, the world's second rich country in the water resources having numbers of rivers and lakes, is an ideal location for pleasure of fishing and angling. There are some specific ethnic group in the hills and Terai region of Nepal whose lifestyle has been based on Fishing. Bote, Majhi, Tharu and Machhuwar are some of them. The best season to go fishing on the white water is Feb-April and Oct-Nov.