Nicolas Frutieaux from France, captured in Thailand a Chao Phraya of 40 kilos / 88 lb (www.aglingthailand.com)
An happy angler with a chao praya catfish caught at Palm Tree Lagoon in Thailand.
A 163 lb - 74 kilo chao praya catfish caught at An happy angler witha chao praya catfish caught at Palm Tree Lagoon lake in Thailand www.palmtreelagoon.co.uk
A 100 pound - 45 kg chaopraya catfish caught in Thailand by Alain Boullier with fishing guide Jean F. Helias. www.aglingthailand.com
A couple monster size chaopraya caught by a client of fishing guide Jean Francois Helias. www.aglingthailand.com
The Chaophraya Catfish also known as the ‘Dog eating Catfish’ is a predatory freshwater monster fish native to the Chaophraya and Mekong basins in Thailand. The Chaophraya Catfish is a member of the Pangasiidae (sharks and catfishes) family of fish predates on small fish, crustaceans and even animal carcasses. The Chaophraya Catfish is a voracious freshwater monster fish which inhabits the upper layers of some of the wildest rivers of Thailand. The Chaophraya Catfish in Thailand actively hunts live prey fish in the upper layers where it engulfs prey fish with its huge and cavernous mouth which is equipped with coarse grasping pads.
155 lb / 70 kg
86 inch / 220 cm