Packing list required for the fishing safari in Murchison falls

Spot fishing is an amazing experience in Murchison falls national park which attracts a lot of tourists to visit the park.

Best Time For Fishing Safari In Murchison Falls National Park

Are you looking for the best time for fishing safari in Murchison falls national park Uganda? Murchison falls national park is the biggest park in Uganda which is found in the Northwest parts of the main capital city Kampala of Uganda and it can be accessed via road for about 6-7 hours or 1-2 hours by the airline from Entebbe international airport. The park is one of the famous national parks in the Albertine rift valley which is crossed by the Nile River the home of the largest fresh fish known as Nile perch.

Nile River starts from Jinja off Lake Victoria and flows on the south sides of Murchison falls. The Nile River divides the national park for like 100 km to the Nile Delta which is the home of the shoebill stork, wildlife like the giraffes, Uganda kob, elephants and many more

Most tourists who are planning for a fishing trip to Murchison falls national park has the same question which is on their minds of knowing the best time to go for a fishing safari to catch the Nile perch. Here is the best time to go for an adventure fishing safari in Murchison falls national park.

The best time to visit Murchison falls national park for Sport fishing.

December-February and June-September is the good time to visit Murchison falls national park for fishing safari when the water levels are low and then the fish floating to the top and the Lure fishing is best on the River during December and February. It is not a good idea to visit Murchison national park for sport fishing safari in the rain season because;

Baitfish do not want to feed in the milk water yet in the rainy season the river floods milky water and this can make fishing difficult.

During the rainy seasons, the river floods and sometimes it may lead to cut off fishing sports areas above the waterfalls and this affects the Lure fishing because of the high water levels.

The rainy season begins from March to May and September which makes the river flood with milky water and this making fishing difficult to catch though you can catch some fish species like catfish by using meat.

What do you expect to catch during your fishing safari in Murchison falls?

Nile River is commonly known as the best place to the Nile perch. Nile perch is among the fresh waters largest fish in all world and it can weigh about 114kgs, there is also Sudan catfish with a huge head and this fish can weigh over 45kgs and Vundu catfish are common in Murchison falls national park.

Packing list required for the fishing safari in Murchison falls

Spot fishing is an amazing experience in Murchison falls national park which attracts a lot of tourists to visit the park. This park is among the best fishing site for visitors who are looking for the best destination in Uganda. Various gears are expected to be packed by a tourist when visiting Murchison falls national park for sport fishing.

-hiking boots

-Insect repellent

-Energy drinks

-Cape or hut

-Light pants and shirts

-Sunscreen

-Camera and a portable video camera

-Enough drinking water

-Leatherman

-Sunglasses

The above is very essential for one who planning to visit Murchison falls national park for a fishing safari.

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