I’m not a big “bucket list” guy, but last month I had the pleasure of catching a fish that was on my short list of must-catch freshwater fish. The Mahseer, found throughout Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Indonesia the Indian Peninsula and into Pakistan, is one of the most interesting fish I have ever pursued. Technically, the Mahseer is a carp and it may seem crazy to go half way around the world to chase a carp, but I found it the most fascinating fishing trip of my life.
Before we were able to wet a line in India, we spent four days touring this amazing country. With 1.2 billion people occupying India, it was a site to behold. Watching the way that people interact in the densely populated cities was mind blowing, but equaled by the incredible food and the historical architecture. I have never been so impressed with a man made monument as I was with the Taj Mahal. Continue reading