This Thailand fishing trip is really adventurous and you will spend the nights on a floating bamboo raft out on the water.
ABOUT QUEEN SIRIKIT DAM: The Queen Sirikit Dam is located in the Uttaradit Province It is Thailand’s largest earth dam, constructed under the Nan River Basin Development Project, Built in 1973 over the Nan River, this reservoirs covers an area of 220 square kilometers. Originally named as Pha Som Dam, its name was later changed to Sirikit Dam. The dam is located near Uttaradit and is definitely one of the best waters for Snakehead and Jungle Perch in Thailand, The breathtaking views and the exotic nature of this area just add to the whole attraction of this fishing tour in Thailand.
Your english speaking guide and Thai boatman will work tirelessly to get you into the right places and on the fish. After that it is up to you to do battle with these fierce predatory fish. Fishing for snakeheads or jungle perch is a real challenge and the success depends often on the right season. Thus we do not offer this trip during the cool winter season, we start fishing here from the end of February until the end of October. During these months you have a good chance to hook one of these fierce predators. This trip is designed for skilled Lure-Fisherman, the fishing at this water needs precise Casting because you will always be fishing in areas with Submerged trees and lots of other snags.
TARGET SPECIES: The Giant Snakeheads (Channa micropeltes) aggression is legendary and you can be sure that once hooked this fish is not going to play the easy game, You will be battling to keep these Giant Snakeheads from snagging you and breaking your line at every chance they get.
Day1: 9.00a.m pick up from your hotel or guesthouse in Chiang Mai, transfer to the reservoirs 3-3.5 hours, lunch at the raft, lurefishing in the afternoon until dusk, return to the raft for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Start 5.30-6.00a.m. with a local boatman to explore the reservoir, fishing until 11.00a.m, return to the raft about noon for lunch, start again fishing between 2.30-3.00p.m. until dusk, return to the raft for dinner and overnight stay
3.Day: Start 5.30-6.00a.m. with a local boatman to explore the resrevoir, fishing until 11.00a.m, return to the raft about noon for lunch, we take a rest and leave about 3.00p.m. heading back to Chiang Mai
PRICING FOR QUEEN SIRIKIT DAM TRIP (Thai baht):
Price: 32,000,-Baht per angler
INCLUDED: Round trip transport from Chiang Mai, boat rental, basic accommodation on a raft, all food, drinking water, soft drinks full guide assistance, we ,provide spinning reels and rods and lures for our guests, but anglers who wish to use a bait caster, or who want to try their hand at fly fishing, will have to bring their own tackle. It is also recommended that you bring, during the raining season (June-October), wet weather clothing along with you. The accommodation is on a Thai style floating raft based at the edge of the dam where there is s very good resteraunt that serves delicious Thai food and a minimart very nearby.
NOTE: Tours are exclusive for max. 2 anglers per trip, booking has to be completed 1 month in advance.
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We look forward to seeing you fishing in Thailand with us soon whether you are a match angler, species hunter or big fish specialist Join us at one of the many unique and amazing fishing parks, lakes, rivers, reservoirs and dams that are here in Thailand. There really is an unforgeable fishing in Thailand experience for all anglers at all levels from all backgrounds.