If you have time then Angling or Fishing could be a very interesting sport for you in Nepal. Fishing is an Eco-friendly sport which requires great patient and lots of time. This sport would not suite for those who are out of patience when they loose a fish or get tired while waiting for their catch.
Nepal, the world's second rich country in the water resources having numbers of rivers and lakes, is an ideal location for pleasure of fishing and angling. There are some specific ethnic group in the hills and Terai region of Nepal whose living depend on Fishing. Bote, Majhi, Tharu and Machhuwar are some of them.
Karnali, Betrawati, Indrawati, Sunkoshi, Trisuli and Koshi are some of the major rivers where fishing and angling is possible. In some of River fishing are strictly prohibited but while fishing, fisherman should not forget to take care of some other aquatic species such as fresh water dolphins, Crocodiles etc in the Koshi, Rapti and Narayani River system.
Sport of fishing like hunting, is not well-advertised in Nepal, but is possible and rewarding. Approximately 118 varieties of fresh water fish live in these Himalayan waters. Mahaseer is the most commonly sought sport fish, besides mountain stream trout-like varieties and lowland water species.
The best season to go fishing on the white waters is before and after the monsoon from February till April and October and November. Some popular fishing areas are Karnali, Babai is Bardiya, Chitwan's river confluences, Dolalghat, on Kodari Highway and Pokhara's lakes. Boats, fishing rods and tackle are available on hire. Fishing is all the more fun in mountain streams. In the Terai river water large catfish, murrel and carp are found in abundance.