Experience fishing at Lake Nasser



Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 04:31 GMT


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 04:31 GMT

View of Nasser Lake at Southern Egypt, April 15, 2010 – Wikimedia/Focuresedesa

View of Nasser Lake at Southern Egypt, April 15, 2010 – Wikimedia/Focuresedesa

CAIRO – 15 December 2017: People are coming from all over the world to enjoy fishing at Lake Nasser.

Lake Nasser is one of the largest manmade lakes in the world. Located in Upper Egypt, the lake is 310 miles long. It was created in 1960 alongside the famous Aswan High Dam and has a water capacity of 130 million acre-feet; 24 million acre-feet serve as dead storage for sediment and 73 million acre-feet as live storage.

Lake Nasser is one of the best places on the globe to go fishing, as it is home to around 32 species of fish, including Nile perch and tiger fish, as well as some Nile crocodiles.

Fishing on Lake Nasser is a special adventure, where the Nile perch reaches record sizes, there are also moonfish, tilapia, catfish and the legendary giant vundu.

Fresh Water at Nasser Lake, Aswan, January 2007– Wikimedia

Lake Nasser invites guests to visit all year round as every kind of fish flourishes in its own season. For example, tilapia can be found in March, while perch and catfish resurface during September and big fishes in February. Fly-fishing can also be undertaken from March to July.

Lake Nasser is an amazing nature getaway, as the region has no electricity or mobile phone networks to distract from the wilderness. Other than fishing, bird watching is also popular in the area.

View on High Dam from the Nasser Lake Side - Wikimedia November 4, 2010 – Wikimedia/Karelji

Visiting the Nasser lake freshwater fishing lake and being surrounded by pure air and cool breezes attracts many safari fishing tours, allowing guests not to miss the opportunity while they are in Egypt.



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