When to go to Murchison falls national park for sport fishing
Murchison falls national park is the one of the bests visited national park in Uganda and it is best known for its diversity of the different wildlife species that habitat varied habitats including the river line habitats, the open savannah grassland, and forested vegetation among others. Murchison falls national park is bisected by the world’s longest river called River Nile having its source from Uganda.
Because of the presence of the river Nile in Murchison falls national Park, the park offers wonderful opportunities for the sport fishing to the visitors who do like the fishing adventures. There are a lot of the fish species in Uganda which you fish on river Nile and we shall organize for you this wonderful adventure fishing trip to Murchison falls national park.
Murchison falls national Park is found in the Northwestern part of Uganda and you will need approximately 5 hours to driver from Uganda capital Kampala to reach in Murchison falls National Park by road. There is also an option for you to fly to Murchison falls national park from Entebbe international airport and this may take for you approximately one to 2 hours to land at Pakuba airstrip. Thus I can say that the park is so accessible for the you to engage in sport fishing in Murchison Falls National Park
For the visitors who are interested in taking the sport fishing adventure in Murchison falls National Park, you need to know the best time when you can visit this wonderful park for this activity and thus visitors need to know the time when they are supposed to engage in this wonderful safari such that they plan successfully their safari. Knowing the best time is the key factor when you can know best when to travel for this wonderful safaris.
Sport fishing in Murchison falls national park takes place at river Nile. The longest river Nile starts from the Jinja city in Uganda where it has its source on river Nile and run towards the Murchison falls national park. Murchison falls National Park forms the delta which is a good habitat for a winde range of animal species and it is the place where you can spot the shoebill stork.
It is good for the visitors to enjoy and go for the sport fishing during the dry season. Soon we are seeing why we should not travel to for sport fishing during the wet season.
It is not good to travel to Murchison falls national park for sport fishing during the wet season because the wet season may bring you some inconveniences while taking the sport fishing adventure safaris. The wet season in most of the Uganda safaris happens in March, April and then in October. This period the nile river tend to over flood and comes with the floating islands and weed and this makes the activity of sport fishing so difficult since most of the fish go in guiding however still you can enjoy still catch some fish . Mostly during the wet season, the flooding caused cuts off some of the oxygen supply making the fish to run to areas with the enough oxygen supply
Now when can I go for sport fishing in Murchison falls National Park?
Now that we have seen that the wet season is not the best time to do sport fishing in Murchison falls national park, we can affirm that the dry season is the best time for you to enjoy the sport fishing in Murchison falls national park. This comes from the months of December to February and the from June to October. This is ideal because the water levels are low and fishing expeditions can be Cleary done and it’s the time when the park receives, more visitors for fishing on River Nile.
Among the fish species that you will catch during this expedition is the Nile perch which is the largest fish caught within the largest fish and at times this fish can over weigh over 114 kilograms. Other one you can find here is the Sudanese catfish that has got the hugest head and this gives a wonderful and a perfect fishing expedition on the River Nile and all these will be able to be found
Do I need to carry anything when going for sport fishing in Murchison Falls National Park?
Yes like any other safari, you will need to do some packing of different items that will help you in your safari and thus you will also need to come with some of the items when going for sport fishing in Murchison falls National Park. Some of the items that you will need to carry include the hiking boots, Leatherman, sunscreen, cape or huts, energy bars, you need to carry out enough drinking water, insect repellants, carry out the camera and other equipment among other activities and this is very interesting.
Therefore, you are free to come and book with us the fishing adventures in Murchison falls National Park