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Fishing | Asia

This vast continent offers both freshwater and saltwater fishing. Thailand has become home to many exotic freshwater species both natural and introduced. These manmade fisheries now offer anglers the chance to catch species like Arapaima, Mekong Catfish and giant Siamese Carp. Andaman and Indonesia have been put on the fishing map for Giant Trevally fishing, a fish that is high on most adventure angler’s hit list.

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Asia has some incredible destinations for both freshwater fishing and saltwater fishing. Andaman Islands offers a huge variety of species and all are only a short boat ride from the mainland. Exclusive to Sportquest Holidays we have put together this remarkable fully guided fishing adventure. A great benefit of this holiday is that your group will have a sports boat to themselves meaning every piece of action that comes your way, will be yours. On top of this,  we include all your fishing licences within the package, taking all the hassle out of purchasing them yourselves.

The beautiful Gillhams Resort is the perfect freshwater fishing destination.  There are 52 different species in Gillhams from small species to truly huge monsters that will pull you all over the lake. There are 6 different species in the lake that exceed 100lbs these being; Arapaima 500lb+, Chao Phraya Catfish 160lb+, Mekong Catfish 300lb+, Siamese Carp 200lb+ and Wallago Leeri 150lb+. There are several other species in the lake that are fast approaching the magical 100lb mark including the Redtail catfish which is a very sort after specimen. All the fish in Gillhams have grown bigger and faster than anybody would of imagined and ever thought possible, especially the Siamese Carp which there are over 70 Carp that exceed 100lb and at least 4 that go over 200lb.

One of our most popular fishing trips in Thailand is Bangkok. We have teamed up with our guides in Thailand and to be able to offer you this very unique chance of fishing for lots of different species from different lakes around the magnificent city of Bangkok. One day you could be fishing for 140kg Arapaima, the next Alligator Gar to 30kg and then finish up catching Amazonian Redtail Catfish to 45kg.

If you have any questions on the fishing trips we offer contact us in the office, our experienced team will be happy to help you with any queries you have. Additionally, you can request a free brochure.


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