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Goonch (Catfish)

Duration:10 Days
Season:April 15 to May 30 & Oct 1 to Oct 30
Highest Altitude:600 Meters
Region:Kumaon, Uttrakhand
Guests:Maximum 4 guests


Every season, since 2004, The Himalayan Outback has been taking our more adventurous angling guests on an exciting trip in pursuit of this prehistoric looking Goonch Catfish.
Come and test your skills against the “river monster” of the Himalayan rivers – a series of fatal attacks on humans are believed to have been perpetrated, by the Goonch Catfish, in 3 villages in North India.
It is not just knowing the perfect spots for this monster fish but also the best tackle & technique needed to get your hands on a real trophy fish & the bragging rights that go with it – that’s where The Himalayan Outback’s team of fishing guides can help you achieve your target.
Join us in the search for the Goonch and we will ensure that you do indeed have “an adventure of a lifetime”. We offer the best guided tours for the Goonch Catfish.

Brief Itinerary of your Goonch fishing trip

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