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Sport Fishing in Uganda

Sport Fishing in Uganda

Uganda is an ideal destination for fishing enthusiasts. The country has one third of its surfaced covered by fresh water bodies. This offers great opportunities for angling and sport fishing. Nile perch the largest fresh water game fish in the world, are the main catch in Lake Victoria. These are also found below the Falls in Murchison Falls National Park.

Locations and Requirements for Sport Fishing in Uganda

Also visit the Ssese Islands for sport fishing. Boats are equipped with fishing equipment, GPS, fish finders, rain suites and icebox with ice and drinks .Use of the fishing equipment for Nile Perch trolling is included on all trips.
Other fish you can catch include Tilapia, Tiger fish, ferocious fighter, Ngara (Genus alestes), catfish and barbell.
All boats provided conform to inland water transport regulation standard and have life jackets on board.

For the fresh water game fishing on Lake Victoria, we supply all the necessary equipment in the best condition, guides, food and drinks and all we ask of you is to relax, enjoy and love the fishing adventure.

Less Known Locations for Sport Fishing in Uganda

  1. Lake Mburo National Park: The Uganda Wildlife Authority has designated a fishing spot at Mazinga. The lake is interconnected with other lakes that make up the national park. It also has swamp land which together offer about 6 fish species. The most common being the Tilapia fish.
  2. Mount Elgon: Here fishermen and anglers will find it a challenge reeling in the rainbow trout fish. Known for its beautiful colors the fish is a fighter and requires real experience. This is a new spot for sport fishing in Uganda with lots of ther adventure activities to offer tourists to the region.

The most recent record catch was by tourist at Murchison Falls national park of a Nile perch weighing 114 Kilograms. This mammoth Nile perch was latter released as is the policy. We provide you with all the necessary equipment for your sport fishing in Uganda. From boat to fishing gear.