Giant Mekong Catfish Fishing package


Daily guided Giant Mekong catfish fishing trip to Bungsamlan lake in Bangkok.
There are no blank fishing days at Bungsamlan fishing park, if you need to, just ask us about the Mega Fishing Thailand no catfish catch guarantee.

Image showing Giant Mekong catfish

Giant Mekong catfish caught fishing in Thailand.

Image of 80kg Mekong Giant catfish

Action is all day long with the bite sometime only slowing at mid day

PACKAGE DETAILS: Your own action packed Thailand fishing experience starts at 7.30am sharp, you will meet and greet your pro fishing guide team. After an hour or so drive through Bangkok in VIP private air-conditioned minivan you will arrive at Bungsamlan and your private fishing bungalow on lakeside. Take in the surroundings drink a coffee or some tea, but don’t get too comfortable because once the bait is in the water at Bungsamlan you should be ready for the baitrunner to start singing at any time. Usually you will be into a catfish within 15 minutes more likely only 5 minutes and regularly just the first cast.

TARGET SPECIES: Main target is Giant Mekong catfish (Pangasianodon gigas) (the largest catfish and world biggest freshwater fish) and Striped catfish (Panisius hypopthalmus). The lake is well stocked to say the least and weights of fish range from 0.5kg (1.1lb) tilapia to 150kg (330lb) giant catfishes. The whole lake just constantly bubbles and splashes with all kinds of fish, this really has to be seen to be believed. 20-30 fish landed in a day is normal. Other fish species stocked in the Bungsamlan lake include, spotted featherback, striped snakehead, giant snakehead, gunther’s walking catfish, giant siamese carp, arapaima, big head carp, giant gourami, chao prya catfish.

Image showing a Giant Mekong catfish (Pangasianodon gigas) caught on guided fishing trip in Thailand.

Monster fish of this size are extremely strong and fights can go on for 2 hours or more. This premier lake in Bangkok is brimming full of them!

FISHING METHODS: We are fishing here at Bungsamlan lake for the Giant Mekong catfish with heavy duty custom built monster catcher rod and big shimano baitrunner reel loaded with 60lb line. Bait is bread mixed with additives molded around a method feeder float fished sub surface with bread as hook-bait. This is standard Thai style for this and many other Thailand fishing parks.

Image showing landscape of Bungsamlan Bungsamran lake in Bangkok

A really unique Thailand fishing venue, a huge purpose built fishing lake with the worlds largest fish species located down a small street in Bangkok’s vast sprawling concrete jungle.

DAILY GIANT MEKONG CATFISH AT BUNGSAMLAN INCLUDES: Full guiding service from the best guides in Thailand, insurance covering the angler, round trip transfer by car from hotel Manhattan (pickup from Hotel for group of 3 or more anglers) to the lake, accommodation in private Thai style bungalow with electricity, running water, bed chair, relaxation room & large fishing pontoon, full daily assistance from one of Thailand’s top professional guides in each hut, all required fishing permits for the day, all quality fishing tackle / Combo rod & reel – Shimano Baitrunner 6500 (latest model), all required baits and rigs, Ice, mineral water, coffee & tea,

NOT INCLUDED: Lunch & soft drinks – beer but available inexpensively at the lake (40 baht for an exquisite Thai dish).

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We look forward to seeing you fishing in Thailand with us soon whether you are a match angler, species hunter or big fish specialist Join us at one of the many unique and amazing fishing parks, lakes, rivers, reservoirs and dams that are here in Thailand. There really is an unforgettable fishing in Thailand experience for all anglers at all levels from all backgrounds.