It is necessary to get fishing permits in Advance?

It is very important to obtain your fishing permits in advance most especially during the high tourism season

Getting Fishing Permits For Lake Victoria and Murchison falls Uganda.

How to get fishing permits for Lake Victoria and Murchison falls Uganda? Fishing permits are charges paid by Anglers that allow them to fish on the abundant water bodies of Uganda. Therefore, when you’re planning a fishing safari in Uganda, you have also to think about the fishing permit as the first required document on this safari.

In Uganda, three specific fishing destinations are best for tourists who are looking for catch-and-release fishing safaris in Africa. These areas include the Nile River in Murchison falls national park, the source of the River Nile which is found in Jinja town and the largest Lake in Africa which is known as Lake Victoria.

Guide to the fishing permits required in the best fishing areas of Uganda.

Tourists who are wishing to do a fishing safari in Uganda must have a fishing permit. These permits and entrance fees are depending on the area you’re fishing in because each destination has its charges. The following is what you need to know about the licenses and the fishing permits for Uganda safaris.

Nile River in Murchison falls

A fishing permit on the Nile River of Murchison falls national park is required and it is obtained in 2 categories of license that is 40USDper person each day which allows Anglers to enter the national park and 50USD per person each day for fish on the Nile River. All these permits are behind the Uganda Wildlife Authority under the government body.

Lake Victoria fishing permits.

For those who are planning to visit Lake Victoria for a fishing safari they do not need to have a fishing permit but what they need is to book the fishing safari with a licensed boat operator and when it is fully registered with the ministry of fisheries. Only this will grand a fishing permission for you on the largest second Lake in the entire world.

Source of the River Nile fishing permits in Jinja.

Since the source of the River Nile is also a part of Lake Victoria, this meaning that all the fishing rights are under the fishing company thus Anglers do not need to have any fishing license to carry out fishing on the Nile River in Jinja

Are fishing permits refundable in Uganda?

Fishing permits are not refundable once you are paid to the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). To avoid all this you can pay on the day of fishing or it is better to book with a local tour operator like Africa Adventure Vacations. We can process all your payments and we shall refund you the fee on that particular day if you do not manage to come for your safari.   

It is necessary to get fishing permits in Advance?

If you do not want to be disappointed on your fishing safari in Uganda, it is very important to obtain your fishing permits in advance most especially during the high tourism season fishing boats are usually all booked in like 1 year back.

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