Category: Overseas Fishing News

Bolivia hitting the bucket list for travelling anglers as Art strikes IGFA catfish world record

Amazon-Angler.com’s friend and client Art Wenson from Columbus, Ohio USA has just smashed the World Record with a 17lbs 8oz Granulated Catfish on a trip with us on the Rio Madidi in Bolivia. Primarily Amazon-Angler’s exclusive Arapaima and Giant Catfish destination, Art used cut fish bait to wrangle this strange-looking Catfish from a deep hole […]

Beautiful blue peacock bass looks set for new IGFA all tackle world record

Brazilian angler Mariozan Gomes do Nascimento potentially set the new IGFA All-Tackle world record for the blue peacock bass (Cichla piquiti) with this stunning  5-kilogram (11-pound) fish that he caught and released while fishing Lago do peixe Angical in the Tocantins state of Brazil, South America. See the blue shadow on the tail extremities? The […]

Huge Malaysian snakehead could set new All Tackle record

Malaysian angler Faizal Zainal potentially broke the All-Tackle World Record for giant snakehead (Channa micropeltes) with this massive 13.6-kilogram (30-pound) fish that he caught-and-released on February 28, 2018 while fishing outside of Rawang, Malaysia. Zainial needed only a few minutes to subdue the snakehead after it crushed the lure he was casting. If approved, the […]