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Get expert advise on all aspects of the Golden Mahseer fishing. Lean about what gear to use and when. Catch a Golden Mahseer on a fly and learn how to tie record breaking flies to manifest the fish of your dreams! 

Additionally, learn about timing and seasons that can be critical to your success to be sure to plan accordingly! 

You’ll also learn about best industry practices and conservation. 

August 2022

Get a guide’s perspective from Daniel Abrahim who’s been fishing at Pancheshwar since he was a child and now he shares his passion with anglers from the world over on one of India’s best Golden Mahseer fishing beats. 

  • Fishing in Pancheshwar
  • Guide Perspectives
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February 2022

Don’t mistake these fish for your ordinary river fish. Golden Mahseer are powerful, intelligent with highly evolved lateral lines. Fin to body ratio and outer body slime that make them power swimmers capable of bending hooks and breaking line. 

  • Best Lures for Mahseer Fishing
  • Lure Fishing Techniques for Mahseer
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January 2022

Learn of the Guru of Golden Mahseer fly fishing what it takes to tie the perfect flies and also what patterns work best for Golden Mahseer fly fishing ? 

  • Mahseer Fly Patters
  • How to tie Mahseer Flies
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December 2021

Fly lines are the window into your success as presentations made with the right fly lines can be the difference between catching a Golden Mahseer on the fly or not.

  • Fly Lines Recommendations
  • Gearing-up for your trip!
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January 2022

Timing is critical for your Golden Mahseer fishing adventure so make sure you plan ahead! 

  • Best Seasons
  • High and Low water
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October 2021

Get expert insights on the best fishing tackle to stand up to the Himalayan Golden Mahseer! 

  • What Gear to Use!
  • Why and When!
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January 2021

Get expert advise on the 3 best rivers for Golden Mahseer fishing and get you next call to adventure to some of the best river fishing waters in the world! 

  • 3 Best Rivers
  • Expert Advise
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The Ultimate Carp

Golden Mahseer (barbus tor putitora) are highly a highly evolved fish that has evolved in the Himalayan foothills.

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Learn virtually so you are better prepared to fish for the notoriously finicky Golden Mahseer.

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Good News!

Golden Mahseer fishing on certain sections outside of the Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve has been reopened.

What makes Golden Mahseer fishing quite the experience on the western Ramganga river is its proximity to India’s oldest tiger reserve. Jim Corbett national park is only a stone’s throw from these world-class angling waters for both Golden Mahseer as well as Goonch fishing that was made famous by legendary angler Jeremy Wade.

Trout Fly Fishing in the Himalayas!

Enjoy a combination of trekking and fly fishing in India’s Himalayan states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand that are renowned for their spectacular natural beauty. 

What's the best season?

It’s important to get your timing right. Learn about the best season for Golden Mahseer fishing. 

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Step out intensionally with our Transformative Travel 4 part process, which includes, virtual pre-trip briefings, interview with Misty Dhillon to discuss everything from tackle and packing checklist to techniques to polish up on before your adventure begins. 

Experience the power of our pre, during, and post journey reflections, providing opportunities for you to process and explore the most potent aspects of your journey, even if fishing conditions are challenging.  

* Please Note: Golden Mahseer pursuits are not for the faint of heart. Devotees of notoriously finicky fish such as Carp, Steelhead, Permit, Milkfish, and Tarpon will bring the right set of expectations, especially to a Golden Mahseer fly fishing trip. If this calls to you, you are in the right place! 

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