Fishing in Ethiopia

Fishing in Ethiopia Conditions for sport fishing could hardly be better than in this angler’s heaven. There are over 200 species of freshwater fish in Ethiopia’s lakes and rivers, including Nile perch, immense cat fish, Tiger fish, and Brown and Rain bow trout. Very few Ethiopians are anglers so visitors will not find it difficult to locate unspoiled areas where they can fish in peace. A typical day’s fishing may also include the bonus of seeing families of Hippo, Giant crocodile, or pink clouds of flamingos. Try Lake Tana for cat fish and tilapia, the upper reaches of the Blue Nile for bar bus, or the Baro River for giant Nile perch. By far the biggest sport fishing allure, though, is the excellent trout fly fishing waters to be found in the Bale Mountains.