Fishing on the Nile River in Murchison falls – Sport fishing trips – Fishing for Nileperch and Vundu catfish
Fishing on the Nile River in Murchison falls – The Nile River is known as one of the longest Rivers competing with Amazon River and the section of the River that dissects the famous Murchison falls national park which is located north western part of Uganda and it has proven to be a breeding site for the big Nile perch which is one of the fresh waters largest fish species
Fishing in Murchison falls is done either by Casting Lures or by using live bait which can be caught using sweet corn on the day of fishing
When should I go fishing on the Nile River in Murchison Falls?
Fishing in Murchison falls is best during the dry season when water levels are low and that’s during the months of June to September and December to February however contact us for the potential of fishing in other months of March to May and October to November
Do I have to bring my own equipment?
Depending on what you wish-but according to professional fishing ethics if your fishing equipment is fit for fishing on the Nile we highly recommend you bring your own equipment and if you wish to use our equipment it’s also perfectly fine however there may be surcharge for lost or damaged equipment during fishing safari on the Nile
Are there fishing guides available?
Great adventure safaris is a specialist safari operator with trained fishing guide and also the guide lead safaris to see the chimpanzees, search for tree lions and take clients for gorilla tracking experience so you don’t need to worry when it comes to fishing guide on the Nile river or on Lake victoria
Then how do I get to Murchison falls
Murchison falls is located about 300 kms from the main capital Kampala and using a 4×4 safari vehicle a 6 hours’ drive can be easy
Flying from Entebbe international airport is an option, there is charter or scheduled flights operated by Aerolink Uganda and they can land in Pakuba or in Bugungu airstrip respectively
Where can I stay in Murchison Falls?
There are many options to stay in Murchison falls ranging from Luxury, mid-range and budgets but our best picks based on their location and services offered during fishing safari include Paraa safari lodge for Luxury option and Murchison River lodge for mid-range
Are there any other activities I can do in Murchison falls apart from fishing?
Murchison falls national park where Nile River is located is a prime wildlife viewing area and some of the activities do include Game drives in the Northern bank, hiking to the top of the falls ,walking safaris in Paraa area, hot air balloon, chimpanzee trekking in Budongo, camping safaris, searching for the shoebill and cultural and community tours