Sirikit Dam Thailand

sirikit damThailand’s Sirikit Dam is a large reservoir situated in Uttaradit province in Northern Thailand. Formerly known as Pha Som Dam it was constructed in 1973 by the damming of the Nan River. Sirikit Dam in Thailand offers great Snakehead fishing for anglers visting Chiang Mai province against a back drop of stunning jungle surroundings.

The damming of the Nan River created a huge natural reservoir of some 250 square km’s which is surrounded by dense Teak forests and lush green jungles. The dam and the surrounding countryside is a place of immense natural beauty and are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna and a diverse range of exotic wildlife. This venue allows anglers to immerse themselves in the real unspoilt Thailand and unwind against a back drop of awe inspiring natural beauty whilst angling for some of South East Asia’s most sought after native predators.

The lush jungles surrounding the dam are irrigated by a vast network of canals which feed out into the sirikit damdense green jungles and nearby agricultural areas. The dam is situated 45km’s North of Uttaradit City in the Northern provinces and is a truly atmospheric location surrounded by mountainous peaks offering visitors breathtaking views of some of the most stunning scenery in South East Asia. Submerged root systems line the great lakes banks with sunken forests and wide open bays being home to a wide diversity of native predatory fish species such as Jungle Barb and Giant Snakehead. The banks at this stunning and awe inspiring angling destination are dotted with traditional wooden stilted houses belonging to the local fishermen on which ancient nets are hung out to dry.

At various parts of the lake floating fishing rafts are situated offering anglers basic accommodation and acting as a base camp for daily fishing expeditions.

Our trips to this beautiful and scenic angling destination last three days and can be combined in one of our tailor made angling holidays designed to the clients exact fishing requirements.

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