Tag: Latest Overseas Fishing News

Light Tackle Black Snapper

Aussie angler Ian Middleton already holds several line world class records for Papuan black snapper (Lutjanus goldiei), and after a recent trip to Papua New Guinea, he may have claimed another. While fishing with local guide Barly Kelai on August 17th, Middleton tamed a 9.98 kg (22 lb 0 oz) black snapper on only 2 kg […]

Chicken Bags Record Catfish

Australian native and 2012 top female freshwater angler Benchawan Thiansungoen has landed a potential All-Tackle record chao phraya catfish (Pangasius sanitwongsei) while fishing Palm Tree Lagoon, Thailand. Benchawan’s fish ate a piece of chicken, and it took the experienced angler 30 minutes to subdue the 55.25 kg (121 lb 12 oz) fish. Once the fish was landed, […]