Although fishing, as a sport in India has always been there but from the past few years, it has slowly been gaining a lot of popularity amongst tourists who love laid-back vacations being close nature. Along with its diverse culture, India has always been famous fishing and angling, as two popular adventure activities, amongst others in India. With a number of rivers and other water streams flowing through the extensive Gangetic Plains and other water resources founding their origin from the upper parts of the Himalayas, India offers numerous opportunities for fishing. You can indulge in fishing and angling at various spots in the crystal clear waters of these rivers and their tributaries along with enjoying the natural beauty sprinkled around. These spots also act as breeding grounds for a number of varieties of fish. You can try this activity in the Himalayan valleys, lakes at high altitudes, streams going towards the coastal stretches of the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.
The northern region of India can said to be one of the best places for fishing because of rivers like Chambal, Ramganga, Kali, Mandal Tons, Sarda, Saryu, and snow-feds like Sutlej, Alaknanda, Yamuna, Bhagirathi and Beas. In the foothills of Himalayan region, you can catch the Mahseer, the Giant Catfish and different species of trout. In the southern region of India, in the river Cauvery, you can catch fishes like the Humpback Mahseer and Carnatic Carp.
The waters of India are homes to a wide variety of fishes but Shark, Trout and Mahseer are the most popular ones. Found nowhere else in the world apart from India, the Mahseer is difficult fresh water fighting. In India, there are 4 species of Mahseer- the Golden Mahseer, the Silver Mahseer, the Silver Grey Mahseer and the Black Mahseers.
Jim Corbett National Park, one of the most popular wildlife reserves, also offers excellent fishing and angling opportunities. In Corbett, one can indulge in fishing between the months of September and June. However, the best time for fishing is from mid of September till mid of November, that is, before the beginning of winters. Once spring returns, it is again time for fishing. Nevertheless, you can also enjoy fishing here between the months of February till June.
Indian Holiday has to offer a number of fishing tours that offer you excellent opportunities for indulging in fishing, while relaxing in solitude and treat your eyes to the surrounding beauty.