Looking to add a different kind of excitement to your next fishing trip? Consider bowfishing. In some ways more difficult than the regular rod and line, bowfishing combines the thrills of hunting, archery, and fishing into one fantastic sport. Whether you’re heading out on a guided fishing trip in Thailand or checking out the river in your hometown, you’ll find a bevy of opportunity in this thrilling sport. From equipment to strategy advice, if you’re a beginner to bowfishing, this guide will come in handy. Continue reading
Beginners guide to Thailand fishing baits
There are many varied fish species in Thailand and therefore many different baits and tactics used to catch them. Here are the some of the more common baits, It is by no means a comprehensive list but it is at least something to think about and a good starting point for anyone who wants to experiment with different combinations and mixtures when fishing in Thailand. Continue reading
Fishing in Thailand “Rural style”
If you know anything about fishing in Thailand then you will already know about the huge monster fish that are to be caught in some of the Lakes, Reservoirs and Rivers. I’m talking about the Mekong Giant Catfish, Siamese Giant Carp and the Giant Freshwater stingray or the Giant Snakehead. Yes, Thailand is indeed the land of the Giants and the four of the largest freshwater fish in the world can be caught here.
Begginers guide to Snakehead hunting
Recently I was sitting on my porch, having a little relax with a nice cup of tea, enjoying the late afternoon sun as it started to slip down behind the Coconut trees, when a guy from next door just wandered over and sat down. We had a little chat in Thai about what we had been doing all day, My Thai language skills are getting better after a few months so when he said do you want to go fishing of course I said yes, “what fish (plah araigh) ?” ,”(Plah chon) “Striped Snakehead” he said. Continue reading
Jungle fishing and Jungle food. The wet season in Thailand.
This Jungle food photo feature just shows another side of fishing in Thailand. For local people there’s no catch and release here, everything is for the pot or sold at market. This kind of food is very healthy but not so pleasing to the eye as your average farrang westernised thai food. Continue reading