Fishing in Thailand “Rural style”

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ImageIf 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.
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Begginers guide to Snakehead hunting

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guide to snakehead hunting title imageRecently 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

Taken for a six hour ride by a 100 Kg (220lb) Freshwater Stingray!

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ImageTaken for a Six Hour ride by a 100KG (220lb) Freshwater Stingray.”Each time the ray decided to stick on the bottom, there was no way we could move it, not even for a single inch. When it was crawling slowly on the river’s muddy bottom, we would pump it like if it was a matter of life and death but without being able to lift the ray vertically a single inch.” Continue reading