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Jungle Carp Fishing in Thailand
Baggin Up at Khao Laem Dam

4th - 6th November '09 (2 days fishing)
Target Species:
Anglers Names:
Peter Warren
Guide Names:
Rohu fishing Thailand
Indian Carp fishing in thailand
Rohu (Indian Carp) of 22lb (10kg) was the best fish of the 2 days fishing
tilapia from khao laem dam thailand
Fish Thailand's Eddy Mounce with a black carp from Khao laem Dam
Tilapia (left) and guide Eddy Mounce (right) with a black carp
jungle carp fishing khao laem dam
carp fishing kanchanaburi
Peter caught a dozen immaculate black carp over two days fishing at Khao Laem Dam
black carp thailand
black carp fishing in thailand
The best black carp weighed in at 11lb (5kg) and averaged around 7lb (3kg)
mrigal fishing in thailand
mrigal fishing kancahaburi
Four mrigal to 9lb were also landed adding more species to the carp fishing session
tilapia struck by a snakehead at Khao Laem Dam
Tilapia - victim of a savage snakehead attack
This 6lb Tilapia became victim of a savage Giant Snakehead attack
Total No. Fish Caught:
1 x Indian Carp (rohu):
12 x Black Carp:
4lb - 11lb
4 x Mrigal:
3lb - 9lb
1 x Tilapia:

Indian Carp Fishing in Thailand

UK based angler Peter Warren came on a fishing holiday in Thailand with The Fish Thailand Team. Out of nine days fishing, two were set for jungle carp fishing at Khao Laem Dam set in the Kanachanaburi province of Thailand.

Two swims were baited with a total of 400kg of groundbait over ten days leading up to the fishing. The problem was a strong storm blew in the night before arrival deeming it too dangerous to get out to our baited area by boat - luckily a reserve swim had been baited in a sheltered bay.

Plenty of fish got their heads down throughout the first day's fishing resulting in Indian carp (rohu) to 22lb (10kg).

The second day came around and the wind had died allowing fishing to commence from one of the further baited areas. A short session with the echo-sounder revealed a mental image of the dam bed. A good mix of mrigal & black carp species kept the day busy.

Perhaps one of the best 'face pulling' pictures was taken during this carp fishing session, see jokes section for a good giggle.

Follow the rest of Peter's Thailand fishing holiday to IT Lake, coming shortly......

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