Fish, Birds and Crocodiles
If you want to catch the biggest freshwater fish in your life, Lake Nasser is the adventure for you. It’s world’s largest man made lake and in known to be the best freshwater fishing in the world for both Tiger Fish and Nile Perch. Since Nile Perch have a better chance of reaching record sizes in lakes rather than in river systems, most anglers at Lake Nasser manage to catch Perch weighing between 50 to 200lbs.
Lake Nasser is also home to the astonishing Moonfish, two species of Tilapia and several species of Catfish; the legendary giant Vundu being the biggest. In total, there are thirty two different fish species found in Lake Nasser, and crocodiles! Look out for these amazing creatures.
Your fishing safari here can include trolling, spinning, drift casting or fly fishing. And you can do as much or as little fishing as you want. One thing is for sure, a fishing safari on Lake Nasser is the closest you can come to the true meaning of “safari”. Within just a few hours of leaving the Aswan Dam and making your way up Lake Nasser, you will be out the reach of electricity and mobile phone networks and in an incredible, very real wilderness, with bird watching as the only alternative to meditation and fishing.