Uganda is a great fishing destination where many travelers enjoy rewarding fishing safaris. There are about 350 species of fish have been recorded in Uganda. It is important to note that one third of the country is covered by water. The sparkling fresh water lakes, rivers and water channels offer opportunities to fish any time of the year. Sport fishing in
Where to go sport fishing in Uganda
Uganda is a unique tourist activity legally carried out on Lake Victoria and Victoria Nile in Murchison Falls national park with the most sought after species being the giant Nile Perch (Emputa) which weighs up to 110 Kg when full grown. Other popular fish species in Uganda include; the Tilapia (Ngege), Lung fish (Emamba), Silver cyprinid (Mukene), Cat fish (Semutundu), Eels (Ensonzi), Sprat (Enkejje), Tiger (Ngassa), Barbell among others.
A visit to the bottom of Murchison falls or boat trip on Lake Victoria offers you the best fishing spots for anglers. We at Show Me Africa safaris have been organizing sport fishing tours in Uganda for years offering our clients private transportation to these destinations along with quality fishing equipment at affordable rates.
What is the cost of sport fishing in Uganda?
Sport in Murchison falls national park is charged US$ 50 per person per day and US$150 per person per day. The activity is guided under a Uganda policy of catch and release and you are required to pay the park entrance fees separate from the above rate. We are glad to inform you that when you go sport fishing in Murchison falls park, you can enjoy other fascinating activities like game drives, chimpanzee trekking in Budongo forest or delight in a Nile boat cruise taking you the bottom of the falls.