7 days Uganda Fishing Safari,Murchison falls national park,lake Victoria & River Nile
Uganda is an ideal fishing destination. With one third of the country covered by water; there is great opportunity for sport fishing. Nile Perch of up to 108 kg have been caught below the Falls in Murchison Falls National Park. Other fish you can catch include Tilapia, Tiger fish, ferocious fighter, Ngara (Genus alestes), catfish and barbel.
Nile Perch Fishing in Lake Victoria Uganda is incredible,The Ssese Islands, a small cluster of over 80 islands off Entebbe, Uganda, are an untouched paradise. Most are uninhabited except by itinerant local fishermen, and are covered in thick, tropical forest home to monkeys and birds. Fish of over 80 kg have been caught. The main method of fishing in the lake is trolling with lures, although fly fishing has been tried as has live bait. Apart from the Nile perch, local tilapia of up to 5kg have been caught on bait. In the Nile river, below Murchison Falls, the fishing is normally with live bait, and apart from perch, catfish of over 50kg are often caught.
Day 1 : Kampala - Murchison Falls
After breakfast, you will drive from Kampala through Uganda's rolling green hills to Murchison falls National Park. In the late afternoon we will descend to the base of Murchison falls themselves and fish the evening for three hours. A relative level of fitness will be required as the decent is relatively steep. In the dramatic pools below the legendary waterfall we will be targeting the large Nile Perch which can weigh over 100 Kilos. We will then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Fishing in Murchison Falls
This morning you will fish the river Nile by boat below the world renowned Murchison falls for the Nile perch and other species several of which can be taken on a fly including the Awaka a small tiger and the Ungara. You will spend the whole day fishing from the boat and the shore. The boat trip is also excellent for game viewing as you will be fishing in one of the best game areas on the Nile which can prove very exciting at times.
Day 3 : Top of the Falls & return Trip to Kampala
After breakfast, drive to the top of the falls and later proceed to Entebbe and over night at Boma Guest house. F/B, Shophies' motel,
Day 4: Fishing in Lake Victoria
After breakfast, you will take a boat and go for fishing on Lake Victoria.
Day 6: Fishing in Lake Victoria
Spend the whole day on all the neighboring Island of Lake Victoria returning to Entebbe in the evening.
Day 7: Airport Transfer
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home depending on international flight departure times to later catch your flight back home.