LURE FISHING for Striped Snakehead (haruan, c. striata) can be very addictive. Not to mention challenging and frustrating at times. Compared to fishing for its big brother the Toman (Giant Snakehead), Haruan fishing is almost finesse.
Over the past one year or so, I’ve had the distinct privilege of comparing fishing for snakeheads using artificial baits (lures) versus natural baits, or more specifically frogs which happens to be the de-facto bait for as long as time. We all know many asian anglers swear by their frogs to catch haruans. Many in fact, will not even go haruan fishing if they are unable to obtain their froggy supply of bait. [Read more…] about The lure of lure fishing for haruan (C. Striata)