Nile perch fishing boat – Fishing safaris in Murchison falls National Park and Lake Victoria in Uganda Africa
Nile perch fishing boat – It’s important to choose the right fishing boat for the right water body as African Lakes are pretty choppy during windy seasons and those are usually the rainy seasons and also fishing to be perfect to be more open to allow anglers to fight big fish without any obstacles on the way.
What fishing Boats should have?.
- Flexible roof shades.
Fishing is an activity that requires fighting the fish before it is landed and the fish runs are un predictable so it’s important to book a fishing boat that gives you flexibility of the roof shade to give anglers flexibility to move across the boat depending on the runs of the fish.
- Motorized engine.
Motorised boats are a must requirement for fishing boats as you may need to troll or to move fishing spots in the Lake or the River and also some rivers in east Africa are dangerous with crocodiles and hippos so the sound of the engine can be a key factor to escape or cause scare for the deadly predators.
- preferably battery controlled Boat engine.
Fishing boats should have a battery as you may need to connect simply 12V equipment’s like the Oxygen aerator which helps in circulating oxygen for the Life baits.
- Cool box or refrigerator.
Professional fishermen probably understand the key rule of fishing which states “a bad day of fishing is better than a good day at office” so a cold drink in the hot African tropical sun is not so bad so please ensure that your fishing boat has a cool box or 12V refrigerator.
- Rode holders.
Ensure that your fishing boat has a rod holder that will help you rest and position your fishing rods as you wait for any actions that might happen, also the Rod holders will help in positioning your fishing rods and separating the Length of the fishing lines.
- Fish finder.
Fish finder is an equipment that measures the depth of the water so if possible the boat should have it but some local fishermen really have a good knowledge of prime fishing areas so in case you are using a local guide with no fish finder please don’t you worry.
- Bilge pump.
Blige pump is a key equipment a boat should have this is used to pump water in the bottom of the boat that may enter through rain, splashes from strong currents or minor leakages so ensure the boat does have the Bilge pump.
- Tape measure.
Tape measures are used to take measurements of the fish on the neck area and the whole length which the measurements are used to check the weight of the fish, this is the best way of taking measurements of the fish safely without causing damage unlike use of the weighing scale which involves making holes on the fish.
- Fishing Gloves.
Fishing gloves are a must requirement for fishing as during the landing of the a aggressive fish that have tooth that can cause injuries to your hand so please ensure that you have had gloves in your fishing boat.
- Fishing Gill.
Ensure your boat has a fishing gill, fishing gill is a helper who comes a long on a fishing safari, and there work is usually to catch live bait, keep the boat clean and tidy, help while landing fishing, pull and drop the anger.
For more information about Nile perch fishing boats please contact Great adventure safaris team of expert fishing guides to help you with necessary arrangements and permits.
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