in River Rangeet is best done as an excursion while
having a stay at Glenburn
fishing season starts in early October and runs
through until about March. If you are a keen angler,
it is recommended that you carry your own equipment,
especially flies, plugs and spinners.
River Rangeet, Snow fed, Perennial, 60 feet wide,
but narrows down to 40 feet in the months of
February to April. Water cold, Crystal clear October
to May, no vegetation on the banks. Rapids in places
but also deep pools.
Type of fish:
Rainbow Trout upto 2.5lbs
Brown Trout upto 6.5 lbs
Golden Mahseer upto 25 to 30 lbs
Also Snow Trout, Goonch and Carp (Katli)
Best fishing is from October -May along a 4-6 km
stretch of river, although Mahseer fishing is best
in April, May and early June. Trout can be caught on
the wet and dry fly, but for Mahseer - wet fly and
spinning tackle are required.
Rods : 7 to 9 ft spinning.
Reels : Any (Medium to Heavy Duty)
Line : Monofilament, 15 - 20 lbs
Lures etc : Mepps Spinners Nos.3,4
and 5. Rapala plugs, jointed plugs (9 - 14 cm, 4' -
Any fly rod with floating / sinking line for wet and