Importance of Recreational Fishery in Himachal Pradesh

DOI: 10.18805/BKAP235    | Article Id: BKAP235 | Page : 270-272
Citation :- Importance of Recreational Fishery in Himachal Pradesh.Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2020.(35):270-272
Madhu Sharma, Subhash Verma, Prasanjeet Dhar madhu.srma@gmail.com
Address : Department of Fisheries, COVAS, CSKHPKV, Palampur-176 062, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Submitted Date : 24-09-2020
Accepted Date : 19-01-2021


Fishing is a source of food, recreation, community development, wealth and cultural values   in various countries of the world. Recreational Fishing, also called Sport Fishing, is fishing for pleasure or recreation. It is the fastest growing segment in the tourism industry with an annual growth rate of 5% globally. Around the world, unregulated cheetahs live in trout and saloon in the hunting grounds of Mahasheer. Himachal  Pradesh’s massive variety and quality of angling have given the state an enviable reputation. Himachal Pradesh is currently a prime destination for Angling and Fishing in India. So the present paper has been written about the present status of recreational fishery in Himachal Pradesh, challenges and its future directions.


Annual growth Community Cultural values  Enviable Recreational fishing


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