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Massive 19lb Giant Snakehead on Fishing trip in Northern Thailand

thailand_fishing_oct2_2Great success for Australian angler Steven Raleigh at Mae Ngat Dam! Steven visited Chiang mai for a full day Giant snakehead fishing session. Using topwater lures like poppers, frogs and diving lures like Rapala Magnum, he caught nice Jungle perch and snakeheads in the 3-4 kg range. Finally he hooked into a big whacker Giant Snakehead, which showed 19lb on the Boga grip after a tremendous fight. Congratulations to this exceptional catch! Below a large specimen sized Giant Snakehead. At 19lb this beauty is an unforgettable catch and a good size for one of North Thailand’s best lure fishing destinations Mae Ngat reservoir. Continue reading

Carp Fishing in Chiang mai

Carp rods and rod pod setup at Dreamlake fishing resort Thailand Thailand is famous now for its carp fishing and more and more European techniques are being used to target species such as the Giant Siamese carp and the Rohu among others. A great venue is the relaxed and friendly Dreamlake Fishing resort in Chiang mai where there is a great mix of local knowledge and imported tactics. Fishing is 24 hours and with the help of the very experienced guides and owners chances of bagging a PB are very good. Continue reading

Fishing at Dreamlake Resort in Chiang mai

dlkDream Lake in Chiang mai is a beautiful lake located 8 km from Chiang Mai center. The fishing here is year long but the best Season is : March-October. Thai fish can grow incredibly fast.3-4 kg a year are quiet normal for a some species. There are many different species of fish in this lake and you can fish with lures or baits. There are not many fisheries with this kind of chance to catch a very wide variety of fish in such beautiful  surroundings, all together with the world famous hospitality of the Thai people. Continue reading