One of the major attractions for tourists in the Kashmir valley is fishing. With the ending of the winter season starts the season for fishing in Kashmir, India. However, for fishing in the valley, one requires to get a permit. There are several other restrictions also like only artificial flies are permitted, you can keep only 6 fishes a day, etc. The best time for fishing in Kashmir is from April to October.
Kashmir valley has several lakes, rivers, streams, etc, where you can go fishing. There are three major fishing places in Kashmir, namely
- Rivers (Jhelum, Sindh, Liddar, Wangat, etc)
- River tributaries and other water channels
- Lakes (Dal, Krishanshar, Vishanshar, Gangabal, Nunkhol, etc)
You do not need to worry about equipment for a fishing tour in Kashmir. The administration and tourism department of Kashmir have made proper provisions for fishing facilities as well as types of equipment, for the travelers. The flies that are generally used in Kashmir include Peacock, March Brown, Butcher, Jinger Quill, Coachman, Woodcock & Green, Watson’s Fancy, etc.