How to get to Murchison falls national park sport fishing?

Murchison falls national park can be accessed by both air and road transport.

Sport Fishing On The Nile River In Murchison Falls Uganda.

Are you interested in sport fishing on the Nile river in Murchison falls? Uganda is currently known as the best fishing destinations and other finest destinations may include Lake Nasser in Egypt, Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe and Lake Victoria. Among these the Nile River in Murchison falls is the best place for wildlife viewing trips in Uganda.

During sport fishing on the Nile river in Uganda; Sudan catfish, Vundu catfish, Nile Perch are the common fish species you should expect to catch on your fishing trip on the Nile River in Murchison falls national park. Other fish species that can be caught on the Nile are tilapia, yellow fish, tiger fish, a worker and electric fish.

What are the common methods used for Sport fishing in Murchison falls?

The following are the common methods used during sport fishing safaris in Murchison falls national park Uganda;

Boats used for fishing in Murchison falls

On the Nile River in Murchison falls national park there are many several boats, these include the Alligator which takes only 4 anglers, sunbird boats which take 3 anglers and the Dura boats which is take 2 anglers, each boat comes with fishing rod holders and bilge battery to run an oxygen supply machine that makes fishing easier to the Anglers.

Casting lures

The River is commonly known as the best place for larger fish species like Nile perch and some catfish so casting lures are one of the most methods to catch these big fish species. You can also get in touch with Africa Adventure Vacations for the best lures to use for casting on the Nile River in Murchison falls.

Live baits

Live baits on the Nile River in Murchison falls are among the best common methods used on the Nile River. In this method, the Anglers need to first catch live bait and then setting up the big roads with weights that will manage to go deep where the bigger Nile perch feeds from.

What is the best time for sport fishing on the Nile river in Murchison falls Uganda?

The best time to do a fishing safari in the Murchison falls is in the dry season when there is little rain and during this period the water levels are relatively low which makes fishing excellent. The dry season starts from June-August and December-February. You can also contact us for more information about the best time to do fishing in the Murchison falls before making your bookings.

How to get to Murchison falls national park sport fishing?

Murchison falls national park can be accessed by both air and road transport. We strongly advise visitors to use trusted tour operators to arrange ground transportation or domestic flights to and from the park.

By road

If you’re using a 4×4 safari vehicle to Murchison falls national park, it takes you like about 6-7 hours’ drive from Kampala the capital city of Uganda.

By Air

Scheduled flights from Entebbe international airport are also there for tourists who are interested and flights are organized by Aerolink which lands at either Bugungu airstrip in the Southern banks of the Nile River or Pakuba airstrip in the Northern parts of the Nile River.  Aerolink organizes both scheduled and charted for other domestic flights like Kibale forest the best place for chimpanzees, Bwindi impenetrable forest national park which is known for mountain gorillas.

Where to stay in Murchison Falls National park during your sport fishing trip on the Nile river in Uganda

Accommodation and Lodging facilities in and near Murchison Falls National Park are classified based on budget, mid range and luxury properties;

Budget accommodation in Murchison falls national park

Red Chili Rest Camp, Heritage Safari Lodge, Hornbill Bush Lodge, Global Village Guest House, New court View hotel, Shoebill Campsite, Ziwa Rhino Camp, Yebo Safari Camp, Uganda Wildlife Campsite, Parkside safari lodge, Boomu Women Group Bandas, Kalola Cottage Inn and Budongo Eco Lodge

Midrange accommodation in Murchison falls national park

Pakuba Safari lodge, Fort Murchison safari lodge, Amuka safari lodge, Murchison river lodge, Kabalega Wilderness lodge and Masindi Hotel

Luxury accommodation in Murchison falls national park

Chobe Safari lodge, Bakers lodge, Paraa Safari lodge and Nile safari lodge

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