Palm Tree Lagoon - Latest Customer Catches August 2017


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Micky Quayle (aka Mr White Socks) was also back during the month and what a session he had with three t-shirters that included two different monster Mekongs and an awesome Siamese carp. Other noticeable catches included ripsaw catfish, and some stunning Juliens golden price carp. bearded labeo and more Siamese over the 100lb mark. In addition he caught a myriad of other species that included, chao phraya catfish, rohu, tambaqui, striped catfish, as well as both Amazon and Asian redtails.
Donald McMillan was back again and was soon into the thick of things landing our biggest alligator gar at 105lb. Other stunning catches included an albino chao phraya, a huge tambaqui and rarely caught small scale mud carp and Salween rita. Besides these he landed a number of other great fish like Juliens golden price carp, Mekong catfish including yet another t-shirter, rohu, crystal eyed catfish, Siamese carp mollycot, African walking catfish, wallago attu, arapaima, both Amazon and Asian redtails and many more...
Eddie Stephenson returned and what a session he had joining not one but two Palm Tree Lagoon BIG Fish Clubs firstly with a monstrous Siamese carp and then backed it up with a huge Mekong catfish. But he didn't stop there as he went on to catch a number f other great fish that included arapaima, chao phraya catfish, rohu, a lake record Chinese black carp, wallago attu, Juliens golden price carp, mrigal as well as both Asian and Amazon redtails and more...
The guides also had a lot of success during the month catching Siamese carp, tambaqui, catla carp, Salween rita, giant featherback, rohu, leopard catfish, Asian redtail, Juliens golden price carp and more...
The ever smiling Lee Timbrell was back for his annual visit and had some very impressive catches topped off by a PTL BIG Carp Club qualifying 180lb Siamese carp. Other stunning catches included catla carp and Chinese bighead carp. He also caught Mekong catfish, leopard catfish, rohu, big-Y catfish, and striped catfish.
Giovanni Michaelis returned for his second session of the year. He had another great session successfully catching Siamese carp to a 100lb+,  another t-shirt qualifying Mekong catfish, an awesome alligator gar of 80lb+, ripsaw catfish, arapaima, chao phraya catfish, African walking catfish, and more...
It was a long weekend in the Ukraine so Pavel Marych flew in for a quick session and was well pleased that he did as he joined the PTL BIG Carp Club with an awesome 180lb+ Siamese. He also caught Chinese bighead carp and mollycot both new species for him, as well as leopard catfish, Mekong catfish, and both Amazon and Thai redtails.
Tim was back and was hauling out Amazon redtails on a bunch of worms. He also smashed his albino Chinese bighead carp pb on 2 x 12mm yellow Urban Baits Nutcracker popups, as well as catching African walking catfish, mrigal and rohu.
Jennifer Doheny was another angler who enjoyed a successful return to Palm Tree during the month, catching a wide variety of great fish that included Juliens golden price carp, a superb giant featherback, Siamese carp, Mekong catfish, pacu, as well as both Amazon and Asian redtails.
David Gordon returned after a lengthy absence and was well pleased with his catches that included a pb 100lb+ Siamese carp, a stunning parapatinga a new species for him, alligator gar and Amazon redtail.
Italian angler Andrea Fava returned for another good session catching a stunning bearded labeo, an impressive catla carp, Juliens golden price carp, Siamese carp, Mekong catfish, wallago attu, rohu, Amazon redtail and striped catfish.
Australian angler Alex Hall make his first trip to Palm Tree specifically targeting a big Mekong catfish. This he achieved joining the Palm Tree Lagoon BIG Catfish Club in the process. He also caught Chinese bighead carp, Juliens golden price carp, Siamese carp and striped catfish.
Father and son Harald and Dani Klein were back with a couple of friends and between them they successfully caught a very impressive albino Chinese bighead carp as well as Juliens golden price carp, Mekong catfish, a stunning black shark minnow, Amazon redtail and rohu.
Belgium angler Jim Delie seemed happy with his catches of a pb Mekong catfish, a pb arapaima that was a bit camera shy, as well as catfish shark and Thai redtail.
Gary Michel Pinto made his first visit to Palm tree during the month catching arapaima, as well as both Amazon and Asian redtailed catfish.
Jarran sent down a couple of customers from Pattaya who caught catla carp and chao phraya catfish.