Lake Victoria the largest Lake in Africa and the second largest in the world with fresh waters stand in the south of Kampala 40km and presents magical fishing opportunities including the gigantic fresh water Nile Perch. The fresh waters of Lake Victoria contain large quantities of fish but the sport fishing safaris are based on capture and release. The great boats are captained by expert guides with great English command.
This Uganda fishing safari to Lake Victoria can be conducted throughout the year though the full moon months along with the rainy months of April and May can be avoided.
The fishing methods used on this Uganda Fishing safari to Lake Victoria is trolling by lures and the main catch is greatly Nile Perch that tend to range from 8 – 80kg in terms of weight.
The Fishing equipment is supplied though the anglers can carry their own as well on 1 days Uganda Fishing safari trip to Lake Victoria if the wish. For the supplied items, if lost, they are paid for by the anglers before they disembark. The lure can cost $20 – $25.
Description of 1 Day Fishing trip to Lake Victoria in Uganda
After breakfast from your place of stay in Kampala or Entebbe, you connect to the Entebbe dock close to the Uganda Wildlife Education Center and then get to the boats to embark on the fishing experience. You can opt to take a half day fishing encounter commencing both in the morning at 9am returning at 12:30pm and in the afternoon at 1pm returning at 5pm. However, travellers can embark on the full day experience starting at 9am and ending at 5pm. You connect to the second largest fresh water lake in Africa and the largest lake on the African continent enjoying the soothing water and the moist air before you start the hunt for fish. The fishing is conducted around the local Islands which are approximately 45minutes from Entebbe. The selection of fishing areas depends on how the fish are biting and the weather. At some points of the year, Lake Victoria is at times rough featuring large swells and as a result fishing is conducted in the sheltered bays. During the fishing experience, you are served picnic lunch along with cool beers, mineral water or sodas not forgetting coffee and tea. The anglers can carry along extra drinks if they so wish. It is a magical 1 day fishing safari on Lake Victoria – the largest tropical lake in the world.
End of 1 Day Fishing trip to Lake Victoria in Uganda
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- Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
- Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
- Bottled water while on safari
- Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)
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- General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
- Laundry Services
- Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
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