All the Arapaima's were taken on freshly caught small fish and legered on the bottom.
Dave was in Malta in November representing England at the annual EFSA European Championships. Visiting the main Aquarium in Malta, Dave saw an Arapaima for the first time and declared that was his new target species....which he has now caught and which is his biggest ever fish even beating his Namibian shore caught Bronze Whaler shark of 230lb caught 12 years ago!
The lake fished superbly on Saturday with 10 Arapaima being netted from different swims around the lake.
Final fish of the day came to Steve just before the 7pm closing time with a rare Rita Catfish which was a bit too late to get back into the water just before the drive home....thus no photo.
The chaps have experienced some truly amazing fishing during our 5 weeks here so far. Steve and Dave leave us this week so there's just one more day of Phuket Lake fishing to go until we have our next band of top anglers to spend time with us including yet another International Sea Angling Star...Mr Ray Barron.
Oh Dear, I dread to imagine what will happen during Ray's stay!