Fishing & Angling in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is known for pampering every part with same love and as there remain abundant options for adventure sports and for the recreational activities like fishing and angling. To begin with, angling is a recreational activity of fishing using a hook and line. This fun activity is made available on some of the most prominent and pristine lakes and rivers of Uttarakhand. The ideal time for fishing is from September to May as the temperature remains quite pleasant and mild. As you look for location options, you may find out that fishing and angling is extensively enjoyed in the resorts settled in Upper Ramganga River in Corbett National Park.

Besides, Sattal, Khurpatal, and Bhimtal in Nainital District, Kali River in Pithoragarh, Pancheshwar on the bank of Mahakali River in Kumaon are among the few places to enjoy this activity in Uttarakhand. The beautiful Dodital in Garhwal Region, which is also one of the popular trekking destinations, also allows the opportunity for angling and fishing. Together with your fishing tackle and family or friends, one can spend hours fishing and relish the requiescence of the Himalayas in the background and greenery around. The vibrantly coloured aquatic animals one may come across here are mahseer trout, salmon, cod, catfish, carp and other trout fish. It has to be remembered that fishing in Uttarakhand is only allowed on ‘Catch and Release’ basis, and permission has to be taken in advance from the authority for it.

Uttarakhand Travel Information at a Glance