River Kaveri in Coorg is a rich habitat of Masheer and Lady Fish. Masheers weighing more than 40 kilos, some older than 80 years have been found in the river.
Angling p[ermission are issued by Coorg Wildlife Soceity in Madikeri. All the fish caught must be released back into the water. Fishing licenses will not be available during the breeding season, which coincides with the monsoons.