Angling/ Sports Fishing at Sipi falls Mountain Elgon

Angling refers to the use of an angle/ hook to catch Fish and this is attached to a line which is pulled down into water by the bait places on it.

Most travelers interested in sports fishing use the angling method to catch multiple fish but can also opt to use alternative methods with multiple hooks like  long lining or commercial trolling.

Sipi Falls in Uganda

Sport fishing at Mountain Elgon National Park takes place at the top of all the three waterfalls at Sipi i.e the first being at the top about 85 meters high, middle at 65 meters and the biggest falls at 100 meters pouring water below into a plunge pool providing exceptional encounters to all anglers that visit the park for a sports fishing experience.

These take on the challenge to fish the rainbow trout which is challenging to catch due to its vibrant beautiful colors and fighting ability. For the largest can weigh 3 kgs.

Vivid sport fishers are advised to carry their own fishing equipment and a valid permit from Sipi River Lodge to enjoy the best.

Sport Fishing Equipment 

As you transfer to experience remarkable Sports Fishing adventures along Sipi Falls, we recommend you carry essential gear to enjoy every minute fishing. Below are the equipment required during Sports fishing.

Sports Fishing Equipment

  • Fishing Hooks
  • Extra Line
  • Sinkers
  • Bobbers
  • Plastic Worms
  • A couple of lures
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Candid First Aid Kit
  • Fishing Ledgers
  • Fishing Rods
  • Fishing Reels
  • Fishing bait
  • Fishing Floats & Stoppers
  • Sun Screen
  • Line Cutter