This post was first published on July 2017 and updated on June 2018. Hi Juan, Overall, the feedback is highly positive, we had a very good time fishing on the lake! Denis and the boatman were … [Read more...] about French Family Sojourn in Royal Belum for Giant Snakehead
Etlon and Myra is here from the Philippines for a week between the 2017 Christmas and new year and are taking the opportunity to do some fishing while visiting Tacklebox Adventures and meeting up with … [Read more...] about Big Bad Giant Snakehead and Nice Hampala Barb in Royal Belum For Etlon
Amirul, a young up and coming fishing personality in his own right, quoted me in his latest snakehead fishing article in the May 2016 issue of Rod & Line magazine. I cannot recall specifically … [Read more...] about They Bite First and Think Later
If you're new to fishing and in particular to fishing for haruan (striped snakehead) and toman (giant snakehead) and is wondering what you need to get started, then this article is meant for … [Read more...] about Beginners’ Guide to Snakehead Fishing – How to Get Started?
A reader asked what 'lure' we use for fishing sebarau (Hampala macrolepidota in scientific lingo or Hampala Barb by IGFA) in Malaysia. The answer is we use many artificial lures, especially spoons. … [Read more...] about Split-tail Fly for Sebarau – Hampala barb
I have not been doing much haruan fishing for a long time. There was a time years ago when it was nearly a weekly affair fishing for them. And I put together numerous articles and photos of the haruan … [Read more...] about Topwater Fishing for Haruan (Striped snakehead)
(Main photo: David's toman caught on a popper fly) Best times for toman (giant snakehead) and sebarau (jungle perch) fishing in Royal Belum is in the early and late part of the day. Having said … [Read more...] about Fly Fishing for Giant Snakehead in Royal Belum Rainforest
Paul Arden of Sexyloops is back in Malaysia. The snakeheads had better watch-out! Before that though, he and some lucky ones are off to the Maldives. Read the screen-capture post from Sexyloops … [Read more...] about Paul Arden-Sexyloops-Malaysia-Maldives-Thunderbolt-Snakehead.
Main photo: Ho! Ho! Ho! What a Christmas gift it was for David as he landed this beautiful toman or giant snakehead (channa micropeltes) in Royal Belum. Landed on a 7-weight setup, well done. Birds … [Read more...] about Toman fishing in Royal Belum