Tag Archives: Lure

Predator Fishing Ratchaburi

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arawana_thailand_predator_lakeThese past days there’s been some awesome fishing at Ratchaburi lake!  Here is a lovely arawana captured on lure at Ratchaburi by Laurent on a Mitchell light tackle combo. The Mitchell marketing manager Laurent Checko is a fine lure angler. Proof is that biggie peacock bass in the 5.00 kg mark taken on lure as well on the same day at Ratchaburi lake. Continue reading

Massive 19lb Giant Snakehead on Fishing trip in Northern Thailand

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thailand_fishing_oct2_2Great success for Australian angler Steven Raleigh at Mae Ngat Dam! Steven visited Chiang mai for a full day Giant snakehead fishing session. Using topwater lures like poppers, frogs and diving lures like Rapala Magnum, he caught nice Jungle perch and snakeheads in the 3-4 kg range. Finally he hooked into a big whacker Giant Snakehead, which showed 19lb on the Boga grip after a tremendous fight. Congratulations to this exceptional catch! Below a large specimen sized Giant Snakehead. At 19lb this beauty is an unforgettable catch and a good size for one of North Thailand’s best lure fishing destinations Mae Ngat reservoir. Continue reading

Snakehead Fishing – X frog – Owner Hook V’s Leg

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camping_lake34One of the go to baits in our box is still the Rattling X Frog. Quite a large lure but floating with good rattling sound. Always seems to catch at least one fish even on hard days. We upgrade with Owner Stinger doubles. There are no weed guards so not weedless and have to be more careful fishing around weedy areas in case of getting snagged. Can be dangerous if the snag suddenly gives way and hook comes flying back at you at high speed… Continue reading

Rural Snakehead Hunting

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snakehead_fishing_prachuap_13 Fishing local waters around Prachuap Kiri Khan for Giant Snakehead. Started the day with topwater lure fishing. Was looking like a great day with 2 catches early on. Both were released safely. Weather became more unfriendly and ended in huge cloudburst. To be expected in the rainy season in Thailand. Afternoon was quiet and only a couple of strikes on frog lures, the rain storm did Continue reading