Giant Snakehead: Chado V’s Toman

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The Giant snakehead  Channa micropeltes is fairly widespread across Asia and is generally thought to reach weights of up to  30kg (66lb). It has been recorded at 15kg + (33lb) from a Zoo in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia where it is known as the Toman. Here we have a photo article comparing two huge Channa micropeltes catches one from local anglers in Thailand ( Thai name is Plah Chado (ชะโด) ) and the other from last seasons Mega Fishing Malaysia trip. Which is larger? Continue reading

Snakehead fishing in Thailand at Srinakarin reservoir

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photo of snakehead showing teeth The fish you see in these pictures are called Snakehead, a species found in the mountain lakes and jungle rivers of South East Asia ,the Indian sub continent and  recently due to escapes and illegal stocking the southern states of the U.S.A , it is an ambush predator living in and around weed beds and other submerged obstacles which is similar in its habits to our own pike. Its diet consists mainly of various smaller fish species, frogs and water fowl. They are usually caught on locally made surface lures but will on occasions take shallow diving lures and live baits if the presentation is right. Continue reading

Fishing at Dreamlake Resort in Chiang mai

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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