Fishing in Kashmir

Fishing is one of the major attractions for tourists in the Kashmir valley. With the ending of the winter season starts the season for fishing in Kashmir, India. The best time for fishing in Kashmir is from April to October. The rivers are calm and quiet during months of April, August and September and you can find the bigger fish for fishing in the stiller waters. However, for fishing in the valley, one requires to get a permit. There are a number of other restrictions also like only artificial flies are permitted; you can keep only 6 fish a day, etc.

Kashmir valley has a number of lakes, rivers, streams, etc, where you can go for fishing. Rivers like Jhelum, Sindh, Liddar, Wangat and Lakes like Dal, Krishanshar, Vishanshar, Gangabal, Nunkhol are worth for fishing. You do not need to worry about equipment for a fishing tour in Kashmir. The administration and tourism department of Kashmir have made proper provisions for fishing facilities as well as equipments, for the travelers. The flies that are generally used in Kashmir include Peacock, March Brown, Butcher, Jinger Quill, Coachman, Woodcock & Green, Watson’s Fancy, etc.

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