Sport Fishing

Sport Fishing also called recreational fishing, is fishing for pleasure or competition. It can be contrasted with commercial fishing, which is fishing for profit, or subsistence fishing, which is fishing for survival. Uganda is a well known safari destination with a variety of large and small water bodies that include lakes, rivers, swamps and small water channels which are home to over 350 fish species making it the perfect destination for fish lovers.Grab a fishing rod, reel, line plus hook and bait of your choice and go catch some fish.  Popular fish species include the infamous giant Nile Perch and tilapia but other include Cat fish, Tiger fish, Ling fish (mukene) to mention but few.


Lake Victoria (Africa’s largest lake) & the River Nile ( world’s longest river ) are two top water bodies that offer exciting sport fishing experience. You can find the best fishing spots in Jinja, Entebbe, Murchison falls park, Ssese islands and Lake Mburo park.

To inquire about or book fishing safari in Uganda, simply send us an email to info@raksafaris.com or call us on +on +256 -782 061 184 to speak with our reservations team.

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