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What is the hardest fish to catch on a fly?

What is the hardest fish to catch on a fly and why? The answer may surprise you…

Fly fishing might not be a sport for all, but it is also a great way to learn about our precious eco systems  and about yourself.  Here’s a list of some of the most difficult fish to catch on a fly rod. 

Golden Mahseer fishing Nepal and India

Golden Mahseer

The Golden Mahseer is one of the hardest freshwater fish to catch on a fly because they are very aggressive and dangerous when hooked. This fish can grow up to 80 pounds and is just as beautiful as they have evolved with the youngest mountain ranges of the world. The Himalayas. Fly fishing for them ins’t for the faint of heart. As they are a fish of a 1001 casts. Golden Mahseer will test your patience and perseverance before they let you into the sweet spot of their swing. 


Giant Trevally

The giant trevally is a very strong fish, it can be fast and powerful. It can grow up to two metres in length and are found in the Indian ocean. They are usually found on the reef or in lagoons. Their diet consists of smaller fish, crustaceans and squid.

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