Rainy season is generally considered the best time for snakehead fishing in Thailand as that is when the “baby fry” are hatched and the parents become super aggressive towards anything invading their territory. Continue reading
A couple of hours scenic drive away from Phuket lies Cheow lan lake which was created in 1982 by damning the Sok river and creating the most stunning of all Thailand’s reservoirs. At the time of construction lots of natural habitat was lost and thousands of animals displaced when countless square Kilometers of forest were submerged beneath the waters of the lake. This submerged forest is what now harbors a good head of Giant snakehead and other fish species. Continue reading
Various snakehead and Hampala barb catches from last year August and December trips to the Srinakarin reservoir in the mountains of Thailands Kanchanaburi region.
Some new exotic fish species have been stocked at our Kampaeng Sen lake destination. This lake is Fly and Lure fishing ONLY and has a huge head of large Arapaima .among other species. Recently the lake has some new arrivals in the shape of Tarpon (up to 10kg), Arawana (up to 3kg), Yellowcheek carp (up to 3kg), Emperor snakehead (up to 2kg), Cobra snakehead (up to 3kg) and Peacock bass (up to 1kg). Continue reading
Great 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