Visit the Himalayan foothills of northern India, just after the monsoon and try your luck at some of the strongest fighting freshwater fish that swim the rivers of our planet. So why’s that?
As the monsoons have played a major role in the evolution of the Golden Mahseer. They aren’t just adapted to tackling the youngest mountain ranges of the world, but also seasoned by the mighty migration, when Golden Mahseer deposit much of their spawn. Climbing even further up the river system during the monsoon and return back just after the monsoon. One of the best, yet small windows of opportunity one can access by signing up for this adventure.
Day 1: Arrive in New Delhi international airport where you will be met and chauffeured to your hotel that is just minutes from the airport. Arrive, check in and settle into your comfortable room for a good night’s rest.
Day 2: After breakfast board your flight from Delhi (airport code: DEL) to Pantnagar airport (airport code: PGH) where you will be met and chauffeured (3 hrs. switch back Himalayan roads) to your homestay which is located at 7000 feet for a good nights rest on route to Pancheshwar. Enjoy a delicious dinner with your local hosts and get a good and well deserved night’s rest.
Day 8: Depart for Pantnagar airport early this morning. *Please note that the drive back to Pantnagar Airport Cant take up to 8 hours from Pancheshwar. Arrive at Pantnagar airport and board your flight to New Delhi where you will be met and chauffeured to your hotel for a good nights rest.
Day 9: You will be chauffeured to your hotel after breakfast.
Conditions Apply: Please note that all inclusive flights are included from LHR (London Heathrow) and IAD (Washington Dulles International) Airports only. Hence participants will require to arrive to these airport to connect to this package services.
High and big rivers on the drop. Humid and hot conditions where guides will expect you to cast consistently, distance presentation using heavy flies and heavy tips to get down the fish that can pay off with the strongest runs you’d ever expect in a river fishing situation.
2-4 Golden Mahseer a day is considered a great day and good conditions.
1 guide for every 2 anglers.
Trip hosts coordinate everything from pre trip information so that you are better prepared for your trip we just done virtually to making sure all aspects of the trip are personalized with the attention to detail. Pursuing the Golden Mahseer fishing requires good casting skills and consistent presentations. This is why it is very important to have a host casting instructor who can coach you as you go along so you get more potency, going forward out of your fly fishing expereinces.
6 anglers and 6 non anglers.
Meet your host, John Bilotta!
Make the most of your time on the water with FFI’s Master Casting Instructor, John Bilotta. Get more potency from your trip so you can become manifest the fish of your dreams and walk away with a great experience while fly fishing for one of the hardest and strongest fish you will catch in freshwater.