Friday, September 9, 2011

"Down by the Riverside"

 "Down by the Riverside"

Zuari river excursion for 2 in a  Walker Bay 10 tubed fishing dinghy with bimini(canopy) with a 5 hp obm.

Excursion i/c explanation and casting of 'maag' local fishing gill net, casting/setting 10-15 'coble' crab nets/traps, expertly casting and throwing the 'pagel' - 8' ring net and pulling it, river angling at favoured secret spots, with all tackle, gear, bait provided and all safety equipment;

Catch river fish species like, Mullet, Lady fish, Darker Pearl Spot, Perch, Flatfish, Butterfish, crabs, small prawns, etc.

Explanation and identification of the different types/species of fish caught (crabs and fish guaranteed!).

Slow cruise upriver along the mangroves, check out the bird life and marine life - a photographer's and bird lovers/watchers paradise from a stable platform - you could even set up your tripod in the boat!

Starts daily 8.30/9.30 am.mornings in the Zuari river at the Cortalim/Agassim jetty and from San Jacinto Island depending on the tide.

Each trip 2.5-3.5 hrs.

Snack pack, fruit sack of fresh fruit, 1 tetrapack of fruit juice, 1 bottled drinking water for each guest;

A trip which includes a little bit of everything of daily life by the riverside - see boat building activity by the riverbanks, locals fishing or extracting sand from the river bed, iron ore barges traversing up and down the river, we may even stop by the river banks for a cup of chai! at the local tea stall. Normally 3-3.5 hrs. and we cover 10-15 km/trip.

Includes lunch by the riverside in a top seafood restaurant and can even serve the morning's catch of crabs and fish!

Not more than 2 persons/trip.

1 trip/day/boat (our most popular)

(3 boats available)
Booking at least 15 days in advance for the above, subject to availability.
Call Prakash on +91 9422056037 or mail

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