Fishing Safaris in Uganda, Uganda fishing safari tour on Lake Victoria, Murchison Falls National Park, Jinja River Nile, Lake Mburo

Sport fishing safari tours in Uganda and general fishing safari tours on Lake Victoria, Murchison Falls National Park, Jinja River Nile and Lake Mburo is very famous because Uganda in  is a water rich country with 25% of its surface under water. The country features a myriad of lakes including Lake Victoria which stands as the largest in Uganda and Africa in large and the second largest in the world with fresh waters and the largest tropical lake in the world, Lake Kyoga in the Central Uganda, Lake George, Lake Edward, Lake Albert, Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mburo. There are also counts of Rivers including River Nile which is the longest in Uganda and the world, River Katonga, River Kafu, River Rwizi and River Aswa.  The myriad of wetlands and swamps all combine to present a rich habitat for fish in Uganda which form the basis for fishing safaris in Uganda.

The fishing safaris in Uganda allow you to join the dedicated team of local fishermen who have been practicing fishing not only for their subsistence survival but also for economic purposes. The local methods included use of traditional gears including the arrows, spears, fish pots, hand capture in shallow waters and the fish poisoning with the allocation local herbs and this activity was majorly for people that lived close to the water bodies.

The colonial era saw the transformation in the fishing practices in Uganda with the introduction of Japanese nylon gillnets in the mid-1950s and the introduction of the new fish species like the Nile Perch which increased the fish production by six times in the period of 30 years increasing from 60,000 tons in the year 1961 to 245,000 tons in the year 1990.

The fishing safaris in Uganda expose you to the popular fishing spots in the country including Lake Victoria including its Ssese Islands, River Nile both at Jinja and in Murchison Falls National Park. Other organized fishing extensions for Uganda fishing safari are carried out in Lake Mburo National Park.

The fishing methods used are modern to promote safety and ensure sustainable fishing practices. The fishing for example at Murchison Falls National Park involves use of live bait and casting lures and the great fish including the Nile perch and cat fish species can be caught using these means.

1 Days Fishing trip to Lake Victoria in Uganda1day-victoria-fishingThe 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 .... more >>
1 Day Jinja Fishing Tour in Uganda1day-jinja-fishing-tourThe 1 Day Jinja Fishing Trip in Uganda is a perfect one day encounter with magical sport fishing experience. Standing as the source of the Nile which is the world’s longest; Jinja features the waters of the Nile and those of Lake Victoria offering the perfect haven for the mighty Nile Perch and other indigenous species like the Cat fish types ... more >>
3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari
safaris-in-uganda-3daysThe 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park features fishing and wild game viewing in one destination – Lake Mburo National Park. Located in the south west of Uganda along the Masaka – Mbarara road 15km from the main road accessed easily through Nshara gate if you are coming from Kampala ... more >>
4 Days Luxury Fishing and Wildlife safari in Ugandawildlife-murchison-fallsThe 4 Days Luxury Fishing and Wildlife Safari in Uganda to Murchison Falls National Park features an impressive blend of fishing and wildlife experience allowing you to explore the wonders of the Nile and the park itself in detail. It involves 2 game drives, 2 full fishing days along the River Nile banks and the bottom of the falls, a hike to the top of the world’s powerful waterfall ... more >>
5 Days Uganda Fishing Safari to Lake Victoria and Ssese Islands5days-fishing-safari-in-ugandaThe 5 Days Uganda fishing safari to Lake Victoria and Ssese Islands is a fun filled encounter that will allow you explore the largest tropical lake in the world in detail. In the middle of Lake Victoria, there lies the 84 Islands that form the Ssese Archipelago. The 5 Days Uganda fishing safari allows you to explore the lake form the main land and from the interior islands with great rewards of the Nile Perch ... more >>
 Fishing Safari to Lake Victoria, Ssese Islands & Murchison Falls NP3day-fishing-ugandaThe 8 Days Uganda Fishing Safari to Lake Victoria, Ssese Islands & Murchison Falls National Park is one of the comprehensive fishing safaris in Uganda that allows world anglers to explore the magical fish of Uganda including the Nile Perch, the Cat fish species and the Tiger fish among other types. The safari commences in Entebbe and ends in Kampala taking you to the best spots for fishing in Uganda ... more >>
7 Days Luxury Fishing Safari in Uganda7days-uganda-fishing-safariThe 7 days Luxury Fishing Safari in Uganda takes you to the two prime fishing destinations of Lake Victoria and Murchison Falls National Park. The safari is relaxed offering a true luxury touch in the wilderness. With close to 25% of Uganda’s surface covered by water, the Largest Lake in the country – Lake Victoria and it’s only out let River Nile which is also the longest in the world presenting magical fishing encounter that is beyond the ordinary ... more >>
 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda9day-fishing-safari-uganda
The 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda features the mighty Nile Perch as the icon of the trip while incorporating the exploration of other fish species along with scenery and wildlife like the Big four in Murchison namely the lion, leopards, elephant and Buffalo and other wildlife like Rothschild Giraffes, the Hippos, Nile crocodiles, Jackson’s Hartebeest among others not forgetting great counts of birds ... more >>
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