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Fishing & Angling in India

Fishing in Himachal Pradesh Fishing in Himachal Pradesh
India is Home to a very large number of fishing sites which are spread across the Himalayan region: rivers and streams stretcing from Kashmir Valley in the north to the northeast as well as coastal stretches of the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. This provides a great oppurunity for angling lovers too as it provides a diversiefied habitat of very large variety of fishes. Kashmir valley is often referred to as the fisherman's paradise, it has spring fed rivers and high lakes such Tso Moriri, which offers plenty of fishing and angling opportunities. In addition the Garhwal Himalayas in Uttaranchal are also good for trout fishing.

Most famous fishing and angling regions include :
Fishing & Angling In Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh is an excellent destination for fishing and angling. Brown and Rainbow trout are famous all over the world as the best game fish. The Pabbar valley region situated upstream of Rohru has many ideal spots for fishing. Other famous sites are Chirgaon, Seema, Mandil, Sandasu, Tikri and Dhamvari. The Beas River and its side streams like the Sarvari, Parbati, Sainj, Hurla and Tirthan are also good for the fishing sport.

Fishing & Angling in Assam
Angling is one of the favourite sports of Assam. Brahamputra river in the state offers enough fishing opportunities. Jia Bhoroli River, Kapili, Manas and Bhalukpung are excellent for angling.

Fishing & Angling In Arunachal Pradesh
The state of Arunachal Pradesh has several ideal spots for fishing and angling. Pasighat is a popular spot, which houses popular sites like Yingkiong, Bodak and Siom.


Equipments Required
Basic equipments required for fishing and angling include a barbed metal hook, nylon or Dacron line, rods, spoons and reel. The trolling and casting from the surf are common methods of fishing. For fishing in salt water, one needs heavier rods and reels of the bait-casting type.

Fishing & Angling Camps in India
Fishing in Assam Fishing in Assam
Beemeshwari, Doddamakati and Galibore in Karnataka, together make a perfect destination for anglers, as the river Cauvery is the natural habitat of the world famous fish, the Mahseer. Bheemeshwari, located at a distance of 100 kms from Bangalore, Doddamakati, is just 46 kms from Bheemeshwari while Galibore, is 16 kms away from Doddamakati. In the state of Assam seasonal fishing camps are set up at Potasah, which is near to the town of Tezpur. Other famous camp sites are the Tourist Bungalow at Bhalukpong, the banks of the Jia Bhoroli River or the tourist lodge at Tezpur town.