Fishing In Murchison Falls National Park
Fishing In Murchison Falls National Park : Fishing is another thrilling activities you can enjoy when you take a tour to Murchison falls National Park. It is done in form of sports fishing along the shores of Victoria Nile,at the bottom of the falls and at rocky surfaces. This involves getting a fish out of water, some of the fish species include; Tilapia, tiger fish, Nile perch, catfishes among the others. The one who get the fish out of water wins the game thus giving you a long lasting memories.
Here below, we present you outstanding information you need to know about fishing in Murchison Falls National Park
Spot fishing sites in Murchison.
Murchison falls National Park features two main spot fishing points namely; one found below Murchison falls close to Paraa safari lodge whilst the other is situated beneath Karuma falls near Chobe safari lodge but also spot fishing is done at the bottom of the falls either on the boat or along the rocks of the river bank. Spot fishing sites or points can be reached by both a boat cruise with all the necessary fishing equipment’s or by foot from the top of the falls to river gorge which is approximately 45 minutes’ walk by a physically stable person. Therefore, dont hesitate to include sports fishing on your activity list during the Uganda safari to Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda.
Best time to go spot fishing.
Spot fishing is one of those fascinating activities that is done through out the year. But the best time to go fishing in Uganda is during the months of January to April when the water size is at its normal level thus providing a high chance of catching fish
Spot fishing methods in Murchison falls.
During this spot fishing experience in Murchison falls national park on a Uganda safari, travelers are advised to drop the fish back in water when alive. Spot fishing methods used in Murchison include the following hooking, casting lures, spinning among others. These methods are used when fishing large fish species like tiger fish, tilapia, catfish, Nile perch mention but a few but there is a 7 spinning rod used to catch small fish.
Conditions during spot fishing in Murchison falls national park.
You are advised to pack protection gears like the hats, light long-sleeved shirts, sun glasses, long trousers, an insect repellent for tsetse fly bites, long socks among others which help you during hot temperature of over 40 degrees calcilutite safari activity is fabulous and stunning experience where by you are able to also view wildlife species like the elephants, hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks and various water bird species. If you need a spot fishing guide is also available at a low and affordable cost to accompany you in this interesting life time experience during your Uganda safari in Murchison falls national park.
How to get to Murchison falls national park.
Murchison falls national park is situated 305 kilometers in the north western part of Kampala Uganda and it is included on the long safaris other tour destinations like kidepo valley national park, kibale forest national park, Bwindi Forest Impenetrable National Park and many other long safaris. You can access the park by two means such as road and air as explained in details below;
Road transport: it takes approximately 4 to 5 hours drive on the tarmac road having an optional stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary enjoying this fascinating wildlife. Therefore, Murchison falls offers the best spot fishing safari activity in Uganda due to its GOD given wonderful falls along the Nile River favoring spots fishing at its best
You can book a flight from Entebbe International Airport or kajjansi airstrip then to pakuba airfield in Murchison falls. Then after your driver takes you in the park to start off the activities. You can opt to use fly Uganda or Aero link aircraft that operate domestic flights to various safari destinations in Uganda including Murchison falls National Park and other Uganda National parks at large.
Therefore, if you are interested in spot fishing you are advised to come along with your fishing gears or can hire them at the site at a reduced cost. You can as well get in touch with our travel experts to assist you book a sport fishing tour in Murchison Falls .