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Thailand Fishing for Mekong Catfish Bungsamran Lake Bangkok


Fishing in Thailand - The Land of the Giants' for the enormous Mekong Catfish is an experience that all serious anglers and sport fishermen should consider when visiting Thailand on a fishing holiday.

The Mekong Catfish is yet another giant freshwater fish which is indigenous to Thailand and is another strong contenderMekong Catfish fishing Thailand for the title of the world's largest freshwater fish.

The Mekong Catfish in its wild and natural habit of the Mekong River in Northern Thailand has become extremely rare due to overfishing and dam construction and has been previously caught in local fishermen's nets to an incredible 293kg's.

The Mekong Catfish in Thailand is one of the hardest fighting freshwater fish in the world and has attracted anglers andsport fishermen from all corners of the world wishing to do battle with these monstrous freshwater leviathans.

The world famous Bungsamran Lake in Bangkok holds what is possibly the largest Mekong Catfish in the world with numerous monster sized Mekong Catfish and other monster fish swimming in its dark and murky depth’s to an estimated one hundred and fifty kg's.

Anglers visiting Thailand on a fishing holiday should strongly consider a daily fishing trip to Bungsamran Lake in Bangkok to fish for the legendary Mekong Catfish.

Anglers fishing for Mekong Catfish in Thailand will experience the exhilarating thrill of long protracted battles with this muscular giant catfish species and witness first hand the explosive and awe inspiring power of what is one of the hardest fighting and largest of freshwater fish in the world.

The world famous Bungsamran Lake is situated on the outskirts of Bangkok in the bustling urban district of Ban Kappi.

The lake is located down a quiet unassuming Soi (street) which winds through a series of back streets before arriving at the lake.

Bungsamran Lake Bangkok Thailand On arrival at Bungsamran Lake in Bangkok visiting anglers will be greeted by a mature twenty acre commercial fishery that has produced numerous Mekong Catfish world records and is quite possibly the most heavily stocked lake in the world!

Bungsamran Lake in Bangkok is a large rectangular lake with variable depths to 25ft which is dissected by a stilted wooden fishing platform through its central section allowing fishing on both sides of the lake.

Whilst fishing for Mekong Catfish at Bungsamran Lake in Bangkok anglers will fish from the central stilted section of the lake with sliding float set ups used in conjunction with inline feeders.

When fishing at Bungsamran Lake for Mekong Catfish anglers will mould large balls of specially mixed groundbait to the feeders before embedding a large size 2- 4 hook into the side of the ball of bait and casting out into the lake.

Whilst fishing for Mekong Catfish in Thailand baits are fished at varying depths out in the centre of the lake amongst the hordes of hungry monster fish which regularily show

Mekong Catfish Fishing at Bungsamran Lake in Bangkok with our expert team of fishing guides could be described as being highly prolific with large hauls of monster Mekong Catfish enjoyed by our clients on a regular basis.

Fishing Mekong Catfish Bungsamran Lake Thailand Battles with this muscular giant catfish species are generally long drawn out and protracted affairs lasting several minutes if not hours which test the angler's skill and determination to the absoloute limits.

Anglers visiting Bungsamran Lake and fishing for Mekong Catfish can expect hectic sport and an action packed days angling. Anglers fishing at Bungsamran Lake regularily enjoy large hauls of monster fish catching upto thirty fish in a single days angling.

Mekong Catfish fishing at Bungsamran Lake in Bangkok is ideally suited for anglers of all skill levels and experience.

Bungsamran Lake is situated in a convenient central location close to the heart of Bangkok making it an ideal venue for the visiting angler to fish on a daily or weekly fishing tour.

The daily itinerary for our Thailand Mekong Catfish fishing trips at Bungsamran Lake is listed below.

Fishing Thailand Mekong CatfishSpecialist angler(s) visiting Bungsamlan Lake in Bangkok in search of Mekong Catfish will be collected from their Bangkok hotel by a Fishsiam representative at 8am who will accompany you in an air-conditioned minibus to the world famous Bungsamlan Lake.

On arrival at the lake the angler(s) will be equipped with all necessary equipment ( 1 rod and reel outfit) and relevant terminal tackle. In addition the angler will be supplied with all bait (bread mix) and additives for the entire days angling.

Fishing from the public area known as the shed under the guidance of one of our pro-guides you will experience non-stop adrenaline pumping action from hard-fighting Mekong Catfish throughout the day catching numerous catfish upto weights of 100 kilograms.

 

Bungsamran Lake in Bangkok ThailandThe Fishsiam guide will assist in all netting, photography and other angling requirements throughout the entire days fishing.

Please note that due to recent price increases our packages now only allow fishing with 1 rod. It is possible for 1-3 anglers to share this package. Additional rod hire is now priced at a further 2,000 baht per day.

The duration of our daily catfish trips to Bungsamlan Lake is eight hours after which the angler(s) will be transported back to your Bangkok hotel in an air-conditioned minibus.

Fishsiam offers daily trips to Bungsamlan Lake in addition to weekly packages with various accommodation options. Bungsamran Lake can also be combined in our tailor made packages which are designed to meet the specific requirements of the visiting specialist angler.


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Latest Fishing Catch Reports from Bungsamlan Lake, Bangkok, Thailand

03 04 2013

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US angler Gem goes fishing for Mekong Catfish in Bangkok during his Thailand holiday and catches a large haul of Thai Catfish during a single days fishing.


31 01 2013

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Lee and his group of fifteen anglers return to Bangkok fishing for Mekong Catfish at Bungsamran Fishing park.


23 12 2012

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UK angler Steve goes Thailand carp fishing at Bungsamran Fishing Park in Bangkok and catches a stunning Giant Siamese Carp.


15 12 2012

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UK angler Hadyn visits Bungsamran Fishing park in Bangkok Thailand fishing for Mekong Catfish.


04 11 2012

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Damian goes fishing for Mekong Catfish at Bangkok fishing venue Bungsamran Fishing Park and lands some monster Mekong Catfish.


01 11 2012

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Kareem, Emad and a friend decided to go fishing in Bangkok and visit the Bungsamran Fishing park in search of monster catfish.


12 06 2012

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Expat Lee and a fishing companion begin their Thailand fishing holiday with a fishing trip to Bungsamran Fishing Park in Bangkok fishing for Mekong Catfish.


12 05 2012

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Indian angler Mohamed visits Bungsamran lake in Bangkok and fishes for three days landing two stunning Giant Siamese Carp and a large haul of Mekong Catfish.


26 04 2012

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French angler Gerard Parruite continues his month long Thailand fishing holiday fishing for Mekong Catfish at Bungsamran fishing park in Bangkok.


25 04 2012

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French fishing journalist Gerard Parruite goes carp fishing Thailand for Giant Siamese Carp at Bungsamran fishing park in Bangkok.


 

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