Mahseer (Barbus Tor) Fishing
The Mahseer or the Barbus Tor, as it is also known as, or the Tigers of Indian Rivers, is one of the largest freshwater fish and one of the greatest fighting fish in the world. It is of course natural to Indian streams and lakes and cal also attain sizes up to 5. 5 feet and also weight over 50 kgs. This big fish - Mahseer is found in the rivers of Terai regions of the Himalayas, the Shivalik Hills in the north, and the river Kaveri in the south, where it has been fished for successfully with rod and line
The Mahseer is found where the river speeds through narrow gorges and spills out over river with rocky beds. The larger fish are found above large rapids and in the pools below the falls.
Much unlike the Mahseer, the Trout is not local to Indian waters. The Snow Trout is however fond in all high altitude streams and lakes. It was actually introduced into many predetermined rivers and lakes in many parts of India. There are Trout hatcheries that are in operation in Kashmir Valley and Kulu Valley. The Snow Trout is however, touch in all high altitude streams and lakes.
Sea Fishing is a typical sport which is gaining popularity in India. It has, however, developed greatly in the country. There are good variety of game fish off the coasts of India like Baracuda, Mullet, Perch, Tuna, Marlin, Blue Marlin, Sail Fish and Sear. So the enterprising angler can put together a rewarding and memorable trip in some very exotic regions of India.
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