Current, Pending, and Catches Above the Current IGFA All Tackle World Records in Order of Size

We Currently Have 43 Species Over The Current IGFA World Records

Unfortunately due to changes in the IGFA Rules

As of 11th January 2014 NO Further Claims Can Be Made From Fishing Parks, Only From the Wild Dams and Rivers

Arapaima 225kg

Arapaima

Arapaima Gigas

Current IGFA Record: 130kg

The biggest one in Palm Tree Lagoon was last caught at 225kg (left). There are other residents also over the 200kg mark  (right).

Arapaima
Mekong Catfish 302lb

Mekong Catfish

Pangasianodon Gigas

Current IGFA Record: 117.93kg

The current Palm Tree Lagoon record is 138kg (left), and previously 136kg (right).

Mekong Catfish 299lb
 68kg Chao Phraya

 Chao Phraya Catfish

Pangasius Sanitwongsei

Bait: Chicken

Comments: The current Palm Tree Lagoon record is 74kg (right), but many other have been caught over 60kg including a 67kg one (left).

 Chao Phraya Catfish 74kg
72kg Siamese Carp

Siamese Carp

Catlacarpio Siamensis

Current IGFA Record: 52kg

There are many Siamese carp in Palm Tree Lagoon that could break this record. The biggest caught to date were weighed at 72kg (see photos left and right).

 

72kg Siamese Carp
49kg Wallago Leeri

Wallago Leeri 49kg (Left Pending)

Wallago Leeri

Caught by: Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: July 2013

Venue: Khao Laem Dam

Bait: Baho Stomachs

Comments: The biggest one in Palm Tree Lagoon is 65kg (right). This was also caught from Khao Laem Dam, where they grow well in excess of 70kg.

Wallago Leeri 65kg
Catla IGFA All Tackle Record 18.9kgCatla 18.9kg (left)

Catla Catla

Caught by: Gerhard Posch

Date: 23 Dec 2011

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Bait: Bread/lum mix on feeder.

Comments: Many fish have been caught larger than this one. The current lake record is 32kg (right)

Catla Palm Tree Lagoon Record 32kg
Thai Redtail Catfish 24.8kg

Thai Redtail Catfish 24.80kg (Left Pending)

Hemibagrus Wyckiodes

Caught by: Mitchell Nicholls

Date: 23 May 2013

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Bait: Chicken

Comments: The current Palm Tree Lagoon record is 32kg, but many others have been caught over the 25kg mark including this one at 26.5kg (right).

Thai Redtailed Catfish 26.5kg
Wallago Attu 22.15

Wallago Attu

Wallago Attu

Current IGFA Record: 18.6kg

The current Palm Tree Lagoon record is 22.15kg (left). However, they are regularly seen much larger than this. There is also the possibility of catching one out of Khao Laem Dam where they grow in excess of 30kg.

Wallago Attu - Khao Laem Dam
Juliens Golden Price Carp 18.35kg

Juliens Golden Price Carp

18.20kg (Left Pending)

Probarbus Jullieni

Caught by: Dave Byott

Date: 12 December 2012

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Bait: Float fished bread/lum mix.

Comments: The current Palm Tree Lagoon records stands at 22.15kg (right).

Juliens 22.15kg
Salween Rita 20.55kg

Salween Rita

Rita Sacerdotum

Current IGFA Record: Vacant

Palm tree Lagoon record of 20.55kg (left) would easily qualify, as so would others weighed in at over the 18kg specimen(right) .

Salween Rita 18.6kg
17kg Thai Mahseer

Thai Mahseer

Tor Tambroides

Current IGFA Record: 12.0kg

The current Palm Tree Lagoon record is 17.55kg (left), and another was stocked at 15.5kg (right)

15.5kg Thai Mahseer
Rogu IGFA All Tackle Record 13.35kgRohu 13.35kg (left)

Labeo Rohita

Caught by:

Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 06 Jan 2012

Venue: Khao Laem Dam

Bait: Bread/lum mix on feeder.

Comments: This fish was transferred and released into Palm Tree Lagoon. The biggest one we have witnessed being caught in Khao Laem Dam to date is 22kg, and the current Palm Tree Lagoon record of 18.4kg was also caught in Khao Laem Dam.

Rohu 18.4kg Khao Laem Dam
Thai Catfish Shark IGFA All Tackle Record 11.05kg

Thai Catfish Shark 11.05kg (Left) and Palm Tree Lagoons biggest fish to date at 16kg (right) caught by Peter Gardiner

Pangasius Conchophilus

Caught by: Mike BaileyDate: 18 Dec 2013

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Bait: Bread/lum mix on feeder

 Thai Catfish Shark (Mollycot) 16 kg
Giant Featherback 9.2kg

Giant Featherback

Chitala Lopis

Current IGFA Record: 9.08kg

The current Palm Tree Lagoon record is 9.2kg (left), but we have caught them in Srinakarin Dam to 13kg+ (right).

Giant Featherback 13kg+
11.6kg Black Ear Catfish

Black Ear Catfish

Pangasius Larnaudii

Current IGFA Record: 11.2kg

The ones pictured here tipped the scales at 11.4kg (left) and 11.6kg (right) and the current Palm Tree Lagoon record was weighed at 12.1kg.

11.4kg Black Ear Catfish
Spotted Featherback 11.2kg

Spotted Featherback

Chitala Ornata

Current IGFA Record: 6kg

Current Palm Tree Lagoon record is 11.2kg (left).

 
Mrigal IGFA All Tackle Record 8.65kg

Mrigal 8.65kg (Left)

Cirrhinus Cinhosus

Caught by: Sasiprapsa Thiansungnoen

Date: 19 May 2013

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Bait: Bread/lum mix on feeder

Comments: Current Palm Tree Lagoon record stands at 9.55kg (right) caught on banana. The largest one we have seen was caught in Khao Laem Dam at 14kg.

9.55kg Mrigal
Salween Catfish 7.25kg

Salween Catfish 7.25kg (Left Pending) 

Hemibagras Microphthalmus

Caught by: Benchawn Thiansungnoen

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Date: June 2014

Bait: Worms

Comments: Palm Tree Lagoon bigest fish caught to date 9.2kg (right)

Salween Catfish 8.5kg
Catfish Shark 7.70kg

Catfish Shark 7.70kg (Left Pending)

Pangasius Conchophilus

Caught by: Mike Bailey

Date: 07 March 2014

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Bait: Bread

Catfish Shark
Giant Gourami IGFA All Tackle Record 9.05kg

Giant Gourami 9.05kg (left)

Osphronemus Goramy

Caught by:

Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 25 November 2012

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Bait: Banana.

Comments: The previous IGFA record was also from Palm Tree Lagoon at 6.3kg (right).

Giant Gourami IGFA All Tackle Record 6.3kg
Mad Barb 7.6kg

Mad Barb

Leptobarbus Hoevenii

Current IGFA Record: 6kg

The current Palm Tree Lagoon record is 7.6kg (left) with many being caught over kg (right).

Mad Barb
Whisker Sheatfish 6.75kg

Whisker Sheatfish 6.75kg (Left Pending) 

Micronema Bleekri

Caught by: Tim Webb

Venue: River Kwai Yai

Date: 2014

Bait: Worms

Whisker Sheatfish
6.45kg Black Shark Minnow

Black Shark Minnow 6.45kg(left)

Labeo Chrysophekadion

Caught by: Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 22 July 2013

Venue: Khao Laem Dam   Bait: Bread/lum mix on feeder

Comments: Record tied by Tim Coakley on 16 March 2014 (right).

The biggest we have witnessed being caught in Khao Laem Dam is 9kg.

Black Shark Minnow
 Bearded Labeo 5.45kg

Bearded Labeo 5.45kg (pending left)

Labeo Barbatulus Melanopleurus

Caught by: Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 24  Jan 2015

Venue: River Kwai, Ratchaburi. Another one of 5.25kg also pictured (right).

 Bearded Labeo 5.25kg
Emperor Snakehead IGFA All Tackle Record 5.15kg

Emperor Snakehead 5.15kg

Channa Marulioides

Caught by:

Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 10 Sept 2011

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Bait: Batu.

Emperor Snakehead 5.15kg
5.1kg Small Scale Mud Carp

Small Scale Mud Carp 5.10kg (Left Pending)

Labeo Microlepis

Caught by: Vun Sokha

Date: 12 July 2013

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Bait: Bread/lum mix on feeder

Comments: Previous record 4.65kg (right) was also caught from Palm Tree Lagoon on 02 April 2013.

Small Scale Mud Carp 4.65kg
Elephant Ear Gourami 4.55kg

Elephant Ear Gourami 4.55kg (Left Pending)

Osphronemus Exodon

Caught by: Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 04 September 2013

Venue: Khao Laem Dam

Bait: Bread

Elephant Ear Gourami 4.40kg
 Java Barb 4.35 kg

Java Barb 2.60kg (right) and the pending record at 4.35kg (left)

Barbonymus Gonionotus Conchophilus

Caught by: Tim Webb

Date: 17 November 2014

Venue: Khao Laem Dam

Bait: Bread/lum mix on feeder

Comments: This fish was transferred and released into Palm Tree Lagoon.

Java Barb IGFA All Tackle Record 2.6kg
Soldier River Barb 4.3kg

Soldier River Barb

Cyclocheilichthys Enoplos

Current IGFA Record: 3.84kg

The current Palm Tree Lagoon record is 4.3kg.

Soldier River Barb
Crystal Eyed Catfish IGFA All Tackle Record 4.05kg

Crystal Eyed Catfish 4.05kg (left)

Hemibagrus Wyckii

Caught by: Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 25 Novemver 2012

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Bait: Bread/lum mix on feeder

Comments: Previous Palm Tree Lagoon record stood at 3.2kg (right).

Crystal Eyed Catfish 3.2kg
 4.35kg Bony Lipped Barb

Bony Lipped Barb 3.85kg (pending left)

Osteochilus Melanopleurus

Caught by: Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 24 Jan 2015

Venue: River Kwai, Ratchaburi. Another one of 2.85kg also pictured (right).

 2.85kg Bony Lipped Barb
Flagtail 3.65kg

Flagtail 3.75kg (Left Pending) 

Semaprochilodus Insignis

Caught by: Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Date: June 2014

Venue: Palm tree Lagoon

Bait: Worms

Comments: Palm Tree Lagoon biggest fish 4.4kg (right)

Flagtail 4.4kg
Marble Goby 3.3kg

Marble Goby

Oxyelectris Marmorata

Current IGFA Record: 2.37kg

The current Palm tree Lagoon record is 3.3kg caught from Benny's Farm Ponds and released in Palm Tree Lagoon.

Marblr Goby 3.3kg
Yellow Catfish IGFA All Tackle Record 3.2kgYellow Catfish 3.2kg (left)

Hemibagrus Numurus

Caught by:

Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 06 Jan 2012

Venue: Khao Laem Dam

Bait: Bread/lum mix on feeder.

Comments: Fish transferred and released in Palm Tree Lagoon.

Comments: Biggest one currently known of in Palm Tree Lagoon 3.4kg (right) also originally caught in Khao Laem Dam

Yellow Catfish Palm Tree Lagoon Record 3.4kg
Indochina Featherback 3.2kg

Indochina featherback

Chitala Blanci

Current IGFA Record: 2.71kg

Recently stocked Indochina Featherback caught and transferred from Benny's Farm Ponds exceeded the 3kg mark and the biggest weighed one was 3.2kg.

Indochina Featherback
Giraffe Catfish 3.05kg

Giraffe Catfish 3.05kg (Left Pending)Auchenoglanis 

Occidentalis

Caught by: Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 07 March 2013

Venue: Palm Tree Lagoon

Bait: Worms

 

3.8kg Giraffe Catfish
2.0kg Golden Tinfoil Barb

Golden Tinfoil Barb 2.00kg (Left)

Hypsibarbus Malcolmi

Caught by: Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 2014

Venue: Mae Klong River

Bait: Worms

 

Goden Tinfoil Barb
Fire Eel IGFA All Tackle Record 1.40kg

Fire Eeel 1.40kg (Left)

Mastacembelus Erythrotaenia

Caught by: Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 26 April 2013

Venue: River Kwai Ratchaburi

Bait: Float fished river shrimp.

Comments: This fish was transferred and released into Palm Tree Lagoon.

Fire Eel
Golden Bellied Barb IGFA All Tackle Record 1.85kg

Yellow Bellied Barb 1.85kg (Left)

Hypsibarbus Wetmorei

Caught by: Benchawan Thiansungnoen

Date: 01 May 2013

Venue: River Kwai, Ratchaburi

Bait: Bread/lum paste.

Comments: This fish was transferred and released into Palm Tree Lagoon.

Golden Bellied Barb
1.2kg Tricolour Shark MinnowTricolour Shark Minnow

Balantiocheilos Melanopterus

Current IGFA Record: 0.99kg

The current Palm Tree Lagoon record is 1.45kg (left).

Tricolour Shark Minnow
Suckermouth Catfish

Sucermouth Catfish

Hypostomus Plecostomus

Current IGFA Record: 1.2kg The current Palm Tree Lagoon record is 1.3kg

Suckermouth Catfish
Eye-Spot Barb 0.95kg

Eye-Spot Barb 0.95kg (Left Pending)

Hampala Dispar

Caught by: Tim Webb

Date: 13 March 2014

Venue: Khao Laem Dam

Bait: Spoon

Eye-Spot Barb
Nandid Perch IGFA All Tackle Record 0.90kg

Nandid Perch (Malayan Leaffish) 0.90kg (left) 0.90kg, and previous record 0.65kg (right)

Pristolepis Fasciata

Caught by:John Duffy

Date: 23 Dec 2013

Venue: Khao Laem Dam

Bait: Bread/lum mix on feeder.

Comments: Fish transferred and released in Palm Tree Lagoon.

Nandid Perch IGFA All Tackle Record 0.65kg