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Fishing Tour

Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days
Season and Best Time
Fishing season opens on the 15th of September till June 1st. As regards best time to fish mid September till mid November the onset of winters here, in the cold season from Mid November till about end of January bites are far less. With the arrival of spring returns the best fishing season. Sometime from February and all the way till June, fishing is good here. One must, however keep in mind the Indian summers suited to only the hardy angler and are rewarded by frequent catches.

Following is a sample itinerary followed by recommended extensions, Angling Safari includes accommodation, all meals, to & fro transfers from Tiger Camp, services of a Gillie / guides and porters, fishing permits. Although almost everything is included, alcoholic beverages, mineral water and aerated drinks are at an extra cost. One must get their fishing gear on own.

Day 1 :
Arrive at Tiger Camp and you will be transferred in a 4WD to Riverine Woods. Briefing by a Gillie. Today we fish around Rani & Amdai row the upstream section of our beat and time permitting Panbhara Row. Return to the lodge in the evening.

Day 2 :
After an early cup of tea we head downstream and wade across the Ramganga river twice casting as we go. Today we will be fishing in the Charidhunga Raw, an A1 pool where numerous big catches close to 70 lb have been reported. Breakfast and refreshments can be served here if you wish. In the latter half of the day fish at Gauchi Raw. Just along the bend is a dense patch of Jamun where Tiger pugmarks are often found. Bar-be-Que and dinner.

Day 3 :
Today we fish the upstream beat at Marchula once the most popular fishing spot. This massive pool is home to massive Mahseer and Goonch. Two years back one of our guests had hooked a shocked Terrapin. Meals and a camping mattress will be provided. Later in the day we'll fish the pool below Baluli another promising pool. A short walk will get us back to the lodge.

Day 4 :
About 8 km downstream on the confluence of Ramgnaga and Mandal, deep in the Corbett Tiger Reserve, has always been a favourite area with fishermen. Besides Mahseer, Indian Trout has been caught here. Twin wooden bridges are erected on the confluence after the monsoons, usually by Christmas. If so, we'll stay in the Lohachaur Forest Bungalow located deep in the woods above the Mandal. Night at Lohachaur Bungalow.

Day 5 :
Full day fishing at Domunda. Large Mahseer are seen dashing upstream under the wooden bridge. Otters and lesser fish eagle are regularly sighted here. During one of our earlier fishing trips after finding fresh drag mark and following it we stumbled upon a freshly killed Sambhar deer and a Tiger's roar. Bonus of fishing in tiger country. Overnight at Lohachaur.

Day 6 :
Best for the last. Early start with packed meals, we'll get dropped at Jamun 3 km downstream of the lodge. We head upstream fishing as we go. A kilometre ahead we'll fish at Govind Row (our paradise pool). Large Mahseer and the elusive Goonch abound in this great pool. We can have a little siesta in the sandy beach and head upstream thereafter. Last evening is celebration regardless of the success of the trip. THAT'S FISHING. Bonfire & bar-be-Que dinner. Retire to a night resounding with alarm calls of deer.

Day 7 :
Fishing at pools or the numerous rapids that we may have missed all these days. After bidding goodbye to Gillie and lodge staff, leave for Tiger Camp and continue with your other programmed that you may have.


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