Seti Karnali River Fishing
Fishing in Seti Karnali River
Departure from: Kathmandu Airport
No. of Pax: 4 Minimum
If you are fond of fishing while rafting in III grate rapid, and enjoy peaceful isolated places with glimpse of wild animal Seti Karnali Fishing tour is best destination. Located in Far-western region of Nepal Seti and Karnali rives are two major rivers which house more than 50 species of fish and other aquatic creatures. The white-water Rivers flowing from highest Himalayan peaks of far western Himalayan region and sacred Hindu pilgrimage site Manasarovar have various species of fish steering and swimming in pristine water.
Seti river drains out from snowcapped mountains Api (7132m) and Saipal (7031m) and receives many snow feds rives on the way and Karnali rivers originates from Manasarovar bordering to Tibet and flows southwards collecting other tributaries like Rara Lake, Mugu Karnali and Humla Karnali.
Seti Karnali Fishing package is for the anglers who are keen to fish in undisturbed rivers and are interested to have thrilling experience of rafting in 3 plus grade rapid along with exploring rustic life of hilly people of river basin civilization. 15 days fishing trip starts with about 1-hour scenic flight to the Dhangahdi airport followed by 7-hour drive to Dipayal from where we start rafting with fishing in Seti river for first five days and float in Karnali river for rest of the days.
Seti and Karnali rivers are dwelling places of rare and distinct species of fish like Golden Masheer (Tor putitora) and the Silver Masheer (Tor tor), Sahar, Bokar, giant catfish, and Asla. Fishing enthusiasts and rafting lover love to catch Masheer and release back to rivers as these fish are on the verge of extinction. In span of 175 km Seti Karnali has famous fishing spots which have been used by local fishing veterans since time ages. The places where most fish are available are Kohelpur, Jungle Ghat, Scorpian beach, God’s House, Juicer, Flip and Strip, Thulighat, and Rato Bhale Gaun.
During 14 days of rafting in Seti and Karnali river we come across the III grade rapid and deep gorges, so we have to book experience rafting and fishing guides and have to fully equipped and prepared with supplies as we stay in remote area. Seti Karrnali fishing package is most chosen trip as we don't miss opportunity of catching Golden Masher, Gonch, Sahar, Bokar, giant catfish, and Asia.
Most importantly we promote "Catch and Release “principle as some of the species of fishes are on verge of extinction.