Cha-am Fishing Park

Cha-Am, Tha-Yang, Kaeng Krachan, and Petchaburi. Discussion on areas north of Hua Hin.
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Re: Cha-am Fishing Park

Post by migrant » Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:27 pm

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Re: Cha-am Fishing Park

Post by StevePIraq » Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:32 pm

I was at Cha Am Fishing Park today, only checking it out for the future. A few people caught and released some whoppers, it looked pretty impressive.
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Re: Cha-am Fishing Park

Post by buksida » Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:47 pm

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Went back for another go yesterday, far fewer people out of the weekend.

They also have bungalows for rent from 500-1000 baht a night and have two lakes to fish from.
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Re: Cha-am Fishing Park

Post by Big Boy » Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:04 pm

A friend suggested giving this place a go today. Now, I enjoy Hua Hin Fishing Lodge, but thought it would make a change. I agreed, saying I don't mind roughing it now and again.

I've been here before, but not for a few years. Yes, the catch rate was high (around 10 a hour on a good day), but mainly 2-3Kg catfish).

I returned, and what a pleasant change, They've obviously spent some cash tarting the place up, but boy, the biggest change was the fish - they've grown up. There were 2 guys fishing the East bank, who continued to catch 2-3Kg catfish, There were 4 rods on the South shore and 4 on the North shore, where we were. Fish were caught fairly regularly, and I don't think I saw a fish come out under 4' in length. Personally, I had 11 between 4 and 6' long - I'm knackered now :D .

Yes, I got my hands dirty mixing bait etc, and I had to unhook my own fish, but if you don't mind a bit of rough, I recommend you give this place a try. The transformation in a couple of years is incredible.

Of course the Lodge won't be ignored, but so many large fish can't be ignored either.
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