Monster Double Giant catfish and carp

ImageA monster double, in Thailand. with Giant Mekong Catfish and Giant siamese carp action UK Angler, Michael Wards had two catches of a lifetime in two days fishing. 180 POUNDS OF  GIANT MEKONG CATFISH CAUGHT BY UK ANGLER, MICHAEL WARDS!

Michael Wards & 82 kilos Mekong Catfish

Michael Wards & his 82 kg Giant Mekong catfish (Pangasianodon gigas)

It was Michael’s very first trip fishing abroad, and he choose Thailand to do so.  Perfect choice, my good man!. If the 82 kg (180lb) Mekong giant catfish had not entangled his line around structures and the guides had not had to help to untangle and keep the fight going.

105 POUNDERS SIAMESE GIANT CARP CAUGHT BY UK ANGLER, MICHAEL WARDS!

Now that’s what we got to call a lucky angler!

Giant Siamese carp of 48kg caught at Bungsamlan Bungsamran fishing park in Bangkok Thailand

Michael Wards & 48 kilos Siamese giant carp

Michael Wards did it again the next day, catching this time  a lovely specimen of the rare and elusive Catlocarpio siamensis or Siamese Giant Carp, the mother of all carp species. His catch weighted on certified scales was 48 kilos. What an exceptional achievement for an angler to add to his catches record two catches of a lifetime, this in only two days fishing in a row! That’s what fishing in Thailand is often about.