Department of Tourism, Jammu and Kashmir

Situated at a height of 3801 m above sea level, Krishnasar Lake is one of the most mesmerizing lakes in the chain of many Himalayan lakes. You will see travelers from all over the state coming here and enjoying themselves. Most of them will be engaged in Trout fishing which has made this lake a famous excursion spot.
Fishing in Kishansar Lake:
Similar to most lakes, rivers and streams of Kashmir, Kishansar is an angler's paradise. Here, trout fishing in cheaper than most parts of the world. The Department of Fisheries in Kashmir that controls angling in the valley is said to ensure no depletion of stock by indiscriminate fishing, and hence, sets the best angling experiences in ideal conditions in all the fishing sites of the state.
Fishing at a high altitude lake like Kishansar, (approx 14,000 feet above sea level) that needs you to trek, is one of the most adventurous experiences one can take from the valley Cradled by snow clad mountains, the surface of the Kishansar Lake is frozen during the winter, and the fish hence, keep close to the bottom. The lake also allows the use of spoons and spinners.

About Jammu & Kashmir Tourism

The Department of Tourism, J&K is the main developmental, promotional and regulatory arm of the J&K Government. Its main role comprises of overall planning and execution of schemes for the development, up-gradation and improvement of the tourism infrastructure in different parts of the State.
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