Palm Tree Lagoon - Latest Customer Catches January 2024

 

   
   Archived Catch Reports:

   
 
 
 
 
Keith Neicho arrived at Palm Tree in January with one main goal to catch a big Siamese carp. We was more than happy after catching one around the 90lb only to become ecstatic the following day when after a forty minute battle a landed ‘The Warrior’ also gaining himself in the process a Big Carp Club t-shirt. He then went on to catch a number of other fish that included the rarely caught barramundi and crystal eyed catfish, as well as albino pacu, golden snakehead arapaima, some chunky Mekong catfish, giant featherback, black shark minnow, alligator gar, striped catfish, chao Phraya catfish, and both Amazon and Asian redtail.
 
 
 
 
Miroslav Petkov came to Palm Tree in January on the search for big fish and big fish he caught starting off with the ‘Friendly Mekong’, followed by a five hour battle with an even bigger Mekong catfish, and then the icing on the cake catching the worlds biggest carp, a Siamese that was last weighed at 252lb, and earnt himself two different Palm Tree Lagoon BIG Fish t-shirts in the process. In addition to these spectacular catches he also landed a rare bearded labeo, tambaqui, giant snakehead, alligator gar, chao Phraya catfish, catla carp and more...
 
 
 
 
Tap of ‘Bangkok Fishing – Guide’ brought two customers down in January who were well pleased after they both acquired BIG Fish Club t-shirts after firstly landing after a forty minute battle a superb chao Phraya catfish that we had not seen for years, and then followed it up with ‘The Warrior’. They also caught a very impressive Salawin rita catfish, as well as wallago leeri, albino chao Phraya catfish, tambaqui, catla carp, giant featherback, Mekong catfish, alligator gar, both Amazon and Asian redtail and more…
 
 
 
 
Alan Johnstone was another angler who had a successfully visit in January catching Siamese carp to 100lb+, the ‘Friendly Mekong’ and a hard to catch mrigal. In addition he also landed tambaqui, alligator gar, chao Phraya catfish, Amazon redtail and more…
 
 
 
 
What a session Gavin Hill had when he returned in January earning himself not one but two Palm Tree Lagoon BIG Fish t-shirts after capturing both the ‘Warrior’ and the ‘Friendly Mekong’. He also caught a number of other great catches that included giant snakehead, albino pacu, giant featherback, rohu, striped catfish, as well as both Amazon and Asian redtail.
 
 
 
 
Tim and the guides also had a dabble in January catching some nice golden snakehead, as well as giant featherback, Siamese carp, Mekong catfish, alligator gar, Amazon redtail, albino pacu, and more…
 
 
 
 
Matt Bowen was back this time accompanied by his son Louie who had a fantastic time as they caught a number of chunky Mekong catfish including the ‘Friendly One’ as well as pacu, alligator gar, tambaqui, striped catfish, arapaima, Amazon redtail and more…
 
 
 
 
Mikael Andersson returned in January with Marthina to continue his quest to catch a 150lb+ Siamese carp, and was all smiles as he achieved this goal. Between them they caught a number of other impressive fish that included a number of other Siamese carp, tambaqui, black shark minnow, mrigal, Chinese silver carp, Chinese bighead carp, catfish shark, striped catfish, as well as both Amazon and Asian redtail.
 
 
 
 
Radley Hill was also back in January and was soon re-acquainting himself with the ‘Friendly One’ on the first day as well as capturing the difficult to catch black ear catfish. He also landed tambaqui, alligator gar, yellow catfish, giant featherback, chao Phraya catfish, Amazon redtail and more…
 
 
 
 
Richard Carlson brought his son Kenji along in January and they had a great time catching some superb fish that included black shark minnow, bearded labeo, tambaqui, Siamese carp, the ‘Friendly Mekong’, striped catfish, yellow catfish, chao Phraya catfish, Amazon redtail and more…
 
 
 
 
Leon Joubert returned after a four year absence in January and this time managed to capture the ‘Friendly Mekong’. He also landed a nice alligator gar, some chunky Amazon redtail, chao Phraya catfish, catfish shark, tambaqui, striped catfish and more…
 
 
 
 
Stefan Eve made his first trip to Palm Tree in January was a successful one landing a number of great fish that included ‘The Warrior’ after a lengthy tussle, as well as Mekong catfish, alligator gar, catla carp, black shark minnow, ripsaw catfish, Amazon redtail and more…
 
 
 
 
Gary Carter inaugural trip in January landing the ‘Friendly Mekong’ after a tumultuous battle as well as Siamese carp, both Amazon and Asian redtail and more…
 
 
 
 
David Dion and his fishing friends had a good day trip up from Cha Am in January landing a rarely caught wallago leeri, as well as some chunky Mekong catfish and Amazon redtail, Siamese carp, yellow catfish, striped catfish and Asian redtail.
 
 
 
 
Attila Turcon finally made it back to Palm Tree in January this time accompanied by some fishing buddies and between them they caught Mekong catfish, tambaqui, alligator gar, Siamese carp, catfish shark, mollycot, striped catfish as well as both Amazon and Asian redtail.
 
 
 
 
Palm Tree regular John White had another successful visit in January catching some chunky Mekong catfish as well as Siamese carp, chao Phraya catfish, striped catfish, catfish shark, Amazon redtail and more…
 
 
 
 
Lindsay Smith visited Palm Tree for the first time in January and had an enjoyable session catching a variety of species that included Siamese carp to 100lb+ and a rarely caught wallago leeri. He also landed giant featherback, Mekong catfish, tambaqui, striped catfish, and both amazon and Asian redtail.1
 
 
 
 
Jamie Martin had a very enjoyable first day at Palm Tree in January and immediately booked to come back a few days later after catching ’The Warrior’, as well as a stunning albino pacu, Amazon redtail and more…
 
 
 
 
Ryan Smyth visited us for the first time in January catching some superb fish that included alligator gar, Mekong catfish, giant featherback, both Amazon and Asian redtail and more…
 
 
 
 
Tern Her Kuek was mainly after predators when he came in January and was successful in catching chao phraya catfish, alligator gar, Amazon redtail and more...
 
 
 
 
Toshiro Okumo nipped in for another quick fish in January this time landing a nice albino striped catfish, as well as Siamese carp, the ‘Friendly Mekong’ and more…
 
 
 
 
A couple of anglers from Tim’s hometown Crawley had a day on Palm Tree in January landing a hard to catch wallago leeri as well as several Mekong catfish, Siamese carp, striped catfish, catfish shark, chao Phraya catfish and more…
 
 
 
 
Some of our long time customers from Germany finally returned for the first time since the pandemic and it was not long before they become reacquainted with the 'Friendly Mekong'. They also caught other Mekong catfish, as well as giant featherback, both Amazon and Asian redtail and more...
 
 
 
 
Jamie Martin was back in January only a few days after catching 'The Warrior' this time claiming his second Palm Tree BIG fish t-shirt after a two hour battle with the ‘Friendly Mekong’. He also landed giant featherback, Siamese carp, striped catfish and both Amazon and Asian redtail.
 
 
 
 
Mark Wiggins visited us in January catching a pristine Siamese carp as well as striped catfish and more...
 
 
 
 
Fishing Guide Somchai Jiraknon brought a customer up to Palm Tree in January who caught black shark minnow, alligator gar, striped catfish and more…
 
 
 
 
Fuyaka visited us for the day in January and between him and his friends they caught Mekong catfish, leopard catfish, striped catfish, Amazon redtail and more…
 
 
 
 
Jean Ludovic Meteier caught a nice Amazon redtail along with some other species when he visited us in January