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Giant Mekong Catfish.
(Pangasianodon gigas).

Giant Mekong Catfish (Pangasianodon gigas).

Other Common Names:
Mekong Catfish.
Mekong Giant Catfish.
Mekong Malle.
Mekong Jätt Mal.
Pla Beuk.

Dark–bronze back, silvery light and deep curved belly.
Flat and wide head with very low–set eyes and no teeth.
Unlike other catfish, the Mekong Catfish has no whiskers.

Typical Location:
At the bottom of the deeper waters on the Mekong river.

Fishing Methods:
Bread and bait substance often in combination with a bait ball.

Fighting Characteristics:
One of the strongest fish in the world.
Often described as an underwater steam train.

Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
The largest freshwater species in the world,
that will test any angler and their equipment to the limit.
A fish guilty of destroying more rods, reels, (and anglers)
than any other species in the world!

We can offer you a very realistic chance of breaking the magical 100lb barrier
with one of these incredible fish!

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