Sport fishing, like hunting receives little attention in Nepal as few Nepalese pursue this leisure sport. For a country that is blessed with countless lakes and fast flowing rivers from the far west to the extreme east, Nepal offers more than 118 varieties of fresh-water fish and is known for its variety of trout. A popular fishing spots is set upon the Seti river that merges with the Trishuli which offers an excellent fishing location. Other popular locations include Begnas Tal, Rupa Tal and Phewa Tal in Pokhora. You can hire a boat and spend the day fishing as you enjoy the mountain streams offering rainbow trout and many other varieties of fish. There are agencies in Kathmandu that organize fishing trips to streams around the Kathmandu valley. Other spots for avid anglers, is the Modi Khola near Pokhara and the very popular Dolalghat east of the valley on the Kodari Highway. The best time to go sport fishing on white waters is before and after the monsoon from February to April and from October to November.