There is no doubt that Mahaseer remains Asia’s premier
sporting fish. Aptly called “Maha” - great and Seer-
head or lion, the Mahaseer retains its status as the prize for
all committed fisherman.
To keen angler offers two exclusive packages, one on the Beas,
in Himachal Pradesh the other on the Cauvery, in Karnataka.
The location of the fishing camp in Karnataka is unique with
the stretch of the Cauvery river which is about 12 kms. and
abounds in sudden deep pools where there is abundant food for
the legendary “Mahaseer”. The camp is also in the
vicinity of the wild elephant sanctuary & sandalwood
100 Kms from Bangalore off the village of Bhimeshwari
lies the Cauvery fishing camp on the banks of the river
Cauvery. The green tents that serve as accommodation blend
beautifully with the undisturbed countryside, the food
is simple but nourishing and the staff courteous and
[These Eco Tour Programs are best
run with minimum 6 travelers to a group & more]
CAUVERY FISHING CAMP
is 100 kms from Bangalore down the Kanakpura highway and off
the village of Bhimeswari lies of the Cauvery fishing camp.
Situated on the banks of Cauvery river, the fishing camp is an
ideal spot for quiet river lovers and a paradise for anglers.
The Cauvery river is perhaps the only one in the world that is
still home to the Mahseer, whose name has probably been framed
from words Maha - great and Sir-head, the Mahseer retains its
status as king.
WHAT SO SPECIAL ABOUT THE CAUVERY
Its location this stretch of the river Cauvery
about 12 kms abounds in sudden deep pools where there is
abundant food for Mahseer.
THE GREAT TENTS
The great tents that serve as a accommodation blend
beautifully with the green of the undisturbed country side,
the food is simple but nourshingly the talk everywhere is of
Mahseer, the proud, shining aris-to-cat of river.
At Cauvery Fishing camp, Fishing is nearly a sport.
The fish that are caught here are weighed, photographed and
immediately released back into the water.
The Cauvery fishing camp is a tribute to the mighty Mahseer. A
coracle, a circular, rustle boat is an absolute necessity for
fishing midstream or to go to the other side of the river as
there are no fordable points the basket boat also gives you a
breath taking view of gorge and its wealth of vegetation and
The Mahseer remains Asia’s premier sporting fish two species
of Mahseer found are Deccan Mahseer and High Backed Mahseer.
100 kms from Bangalore which is the nearest airport
connected by air with Bombay, Delhi, Madras.
Cauvery fishing camp- the camp has comfortable
tents with camp cots, mosquito nets, showers and toilet
facilities. A well stocked camp Kitchen is maintained. A
thatched Golghar provide the place for dinner and other
activities during the day. A staff of about 20 run the well
attended camp, with mess, Golghar, tents, expert Naturalists,
fishing ghillies, guards and cooks, with jeeps, coracles and
From December to March.
OTHER ATTRACTIONS :
Elephants, spotted deer Sambar wild boar and four
horned antelope are occasionally seen while fishing.
An incredible array of bird life is constantly to
be observed. So species have been identified.