Tag Archives: Snakehead

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


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


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

Giant Snakehead: Chado V’s Toman


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