is ideal for many reasons. It is a pastime, which attracts
a certain class of tourists,
which goes well with quality tourism. There is a wide
choice of areas for serious fresh water anglers -
angling from majestic mountain valleys, high altitude
lakes to mighty rivers offer two exciting games "Masher
is feasible in many major beach resorts, lake resorts, dam
sites and water front spots in forests and hill stations.
It is an activity that can go along with cruising, bird
watching, wild life spotting and walking tours.
Angling is regulated by
laws and license, regarding the baits and lure to be used,
the time of the year, and the size, weight, age and type
of the fish caught. Equipment for this popular sport
ranges from the simple to the sophisticated and hence from
the cheap to the expensive.
Trout Fishing - Rainbow and brown trout are not
indigenous to India but were successfully, bred around Nigiri hills (Tamil Nadu) in 1902 and later released in to
lakes and streams. These trout exist in the States of
Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Utter Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu
and Kashmir, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. Picturesque
mountains and valleys surround their habitat.
Masheer Fishing - Masher,
one of the largest fresh water fish in the world. In this
Sub-Continent, they inhabit the gorges and Rocky River bed
of Sub Himalayan Rivers in north and Caveri River in South