Uganda Fishing Trips

 Fishing in Uganda

Uganda Fishing Trip

Fishing in Uganda is a big deal. People fish in lakes and rivers for money and fun. There are many places to fish like Lake Victoria, Lake Kyoga, River Nile, and more. Some people even have ponds to get more fish. People use modern gear to fish and keep the water and fish safe.

Spot Fishing In Uganda

Uganda Fishing Trip

Spot fishing in Uganda is cool. You can catch different kinds of fish like Tilapia, Nile perch, catfish, and Tiger fish. Good spots are Lake Victoria, Lake Mburo National Park, Ssese Islands, Murchison Falls National Park, and River Nile. Tourists and some locals like to go spot fishing.

Murchison Falls National Park Sport Fishing

Murchison Falls National Park is far from the city. You can spot fish there all year round, but it’s best from January to April. You can catch big fish like catfish and Nile perch. Bring your own gear and insect spray. Wear long clothes and sunscreen too. Guides can help you.

Spot Fishing on Ssese Islands

Ssese Islands are quiet and good for spot fishing. Bring your own gear. You can catch Tilapia, Nile perch, and Lung fish there. Most of the islands are wild, with only a few fishermen.

Spot Fishing at Sipi Falls and Mountain Elgon

Sipi Falls is in the East near Mountain Elgon. You need a permit to spot fish there. Bring your own gear. Guides will help you. You can catch rare Rainbow fish there.

Spot Fishing On Lake Mburo

Lake Mburo is in the West in a national park. You need a permit to spot fish there. It’s cheap. You can catch Tilapia around Mazinga.

Spot Fishing On Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is the biggest lake in Uganda. It’s shared by Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. You can spot fish there all year round. You can catch Tilapia, Nile perch, catfish, and more. Bring gear, sunscreen, and insect spray. Guides will help you. The fishing times are 9:00 am to 12:30 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Economical Fishing In Uganda

People in Uganda sell a lot of fish. They sell fish from lakes and rivers. They also do aquaculture. They fish at night mostly. They sell fish in many places like:

The Lake Victoria Fishing Communities

Lutoboka landing site is a big fishing village. Many people fish there and sell fish. You can buy fresh fish there.

Ggaba Landing Site

Ggaba landing site is in Kampala. People fish there and sell fish in the city. They catch Tilapia, silver fish, Nile perch, catfish, and lung fish. They use boats and trucks to sell fish.


Come to Uganda for a great fishing experience! You can spot fish or buy fish from local communities. It’s fun and tasty!