Planning ahead can sometimes be overwhelming. Knowing the right season, visa policies, but also planning for the unknown can make or break your trip.
So here are some things you need to know before planning your fishing or fly fishing adventure to Bhutan, Nepal or India.
Timing is an important consideration. Our suggestions for the best times are as follows.
Keep in mind, October marks the high water, post monsoon window that can be challenging but also highly rewarding.
March – May, Spring- early Summer marks the pre-monsoon and generally low water and more consistent fishing window.
BEFORE YOU LEAVE
WHAT NOT INCLUDED
RECCOMMENDED FISHING TACKLE
Rods & Reels: 7,8 and 9 wt rods outfitted with good reels with plenty of backing.
Two-handed and switch rods are also recommended.
Fly Lines: An assortment of shooting tapper fly-lines of 250-350 grain tapered to carry heavy flies a reasonably good distance if you are chasing the fish of your dreams.
Flies: An awesome armory of flies from tube flies, helmet sculpins, gummy minnows and even crease flies are in order the Golden Mahseer during this adventure. A box of your favourite nymphs and dry flies should be set aside for Punakha that offers good fishing for both Brown and Snow Trout.
WHAT TO BRING