Some of the anglers
paradise and few of the most sought after premier Mahaseer
/ trout sporting places are included for the pleasure
of keen anglers through this tour.
[These Eco Tour Programs are best
run with minimum 6 travelers to a group & more]
MAHASEER FISHING - 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
To keen angler offers two exclusive packages, one on the Beas,
in Himachal Pradesh the other on the Cauvery, in Karnataka.
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 experienced.
Coracles, circular rustic boats are used for fishing midstream
or across the river.
The two species of Mahseer found in the river and Khudree (sykes),
Deccan Mahseer and Tour Mussullah (sykes) Humpbacked.
Apart from the Mahseer one can have excellent sport with a
variety of fish like Carnatic carp, Kurulu (Pinck carp) and
girlu (cat fish)
In the nearby Kabini lodge, situated in the extravagant beauty
of wildlife sanctuary. A few nights in the clear, simple
lodging offers you the opportunity to relax and look for herds
of elephants, shy, graceful deer, burly bison and sometimes
big cats and sloth bear an incredible array of birdlife is
Himachal Pradesh with its snow- fed and their
numerous tributaries is indeed an Angler’s paradise . Trout
can be found in the beas river, its tributaries Parwati, Gadsa
in Kulu, Rohru and Chargaon in Shimla district.
Mahseer fish is available in Kangra district at Nadaun, Dehra
Gopipur and Pong Dam.
Kangra Valley, one of the most beautiful valleys in India, is
also home of the famous Kangra school of miniature paintings.
In the fast and cold glacier- fed rivers of Himachal Pradesh,
the Mahseer can prove to be an exciting and challenging
oppononent even to the strongest angler. Other species like
Trout, Ruhu, Sol and Goonj abound in the river. The Mahseer
come in a variety of sizes from 6 to 60 1bs.
Fishing for Mahseer is allowed with all types of bait
including live baits. In case of Trout only artificial baits
i.e. spinner, fly, plug etc are allowed.