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The River Nile & Lake Nasser:
The longest river in the world. More than 5000 years ago this river made possible the birth of a great civilization. Currently this river generates electricity, brings water to the fields, there are green fields surrounding the Nile from both sides, but beyond these fields there is only the desert. Fishing in the River Nile is so popular among fishermen. It can also provide them with their daily food.
On the other hand, Lake Nasser is the largest man-made lake, it is approximately 310 miles in length (1550 square miles) and, in places, can reach a depth of 600 feet. The lake was created in the 1960s when the world famous High Dam was built. Together with the high Dam it provides irrigation and electricity for the whole of Egypt. It is named for Gamal Abdel Nasser, president of Egypt from 1956-1970. The southern third of the lake is in Sudan and is called Lake Nubia. The lake is 312 miles (480 meters) long and covers an area of 2026 square miles (5,248 km2). It has a maximum depth of 426.5 ft (130 m) but its mean depth is 82.6 ft (25.2 m). The Egyptian portion is 202 miles (324 km) long and has a shoreline of 4,875 miles (7,844 km). Part of the area Lake Nasser covers today was once the site of the temples of Abu Simbel, built by Ramses II around 1200 B.C. The temple was moved but other sites of historical significance was submerged.
Thirty-two species of fish, as well as Nile River crocodiles, are found in the lake. 80,000 tons of fish are caught per year. The lake is populated by peasant fishermen, the local residents are Bedouin, camel and sheep herdsmen who are occasionally seen grazing their flocks on the growing vegetation at the edge of the lake. There are an impressive variety of birds, mammals, and reptiles & wild animals. In addition, Lake Nasser has the best freshwater fishing in the world for both Nile perch and Tiger Fish. There are about thirty different species of fish in Lake Nasser, like; rare kinds catfish, Tilapia, and others.
It is therefore fishing at Lake Nasser is considered to be a safari experience; due to the camping style combined with a real wild nature. It is said that Most anglers visiting this lake for the first time catch the largest freshwater fish of their lives. Practically everyone achieves this goal and has an angling adventure they will never forget. Not only a terrific fishing experience, but also. Lake Nasser is a fantastic place to visit, where stunning desert scenery borders clean waters. There are several fishing safari trips that are often accompanied with a guide who an speak English. 
 
  Fish kinds at Lake Nasser:
The Nile perch, is the largest freshwater fish, it's a large fish that grows up to 6 ft (1.8 m) long and 400 lbs (180 kg). It is a predator which feeds on other fish. It's said that local fishermen caught an incredible 232kg (516lb) Nile perch from Lake Victoria. The biggest recorded Nile perch from Lake Nasser is 1 76kg (392lb). Research shows that Nile perch have a better chance of reaching record sizes in lakes rather than in a river system, there is every indication that there are massive fish still living in Lake Nasser.
 
Catfish,
there are 18 species found in Lake Nasser, two of which are of interest to anglers; Bargus & Vundu. The local fishermen talk of specimens that can achieve weights of over 100lb. 
 Tiger fish,
a beautiful looking yet savage fish, it is said that it is related to the South American Piranha. Looking at its vicious teeth, leaves you in no doubt that they are savage predators. A Tiger fish requires a lot of eating.
 
Fishing types at Lake Nasser:
Trolling
Is one of the best kinds to catch the big Nile perch.
Shore Fishing
Requires more skills than trolling , as it will often produce more & bigger fish. It can also be so exciting. Most shore fishing takes place in the early morning till noon. Fly Fishing Very few people have ever caught a Nile perch using a fly rod.
Fly fishing
for Nile perch is still in its primary stages. Though, it is said that even the smaller Nile perch 20/30lb will provide spectacular sport on a fly rod. 
  
Finally, we should mention that the red sea is one of the most important fishing destinations in the world. Many local & international fishing competitions are being held there, for its magnificent nature and variety of Fish. The Red Sea boasts over a thousand species of fish. Some of the marine animals are dangerous to touch, others dangerous to eat, and some are dangerous to come face to face with. There are fire corals and stinging hydroids which can be extremely painful if accidentally touched as well. It is said that; Sharks, manta rays, turtles, and eels will take pieces of bread from your hand, and brilliantly colored schools of fish team all around in bewildering color. Conservation of certain species of fish and the dangers of over-fishing are both important issues for the government. The Red Sea is an extremely beautiful nature that is ought to be protected and well preserved by everyone. Looking for a hotel at the red sea.
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