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: 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
Amirul Irfan, a reader of Sport Fishin' Asia sent us this great shot of a haruan (striped snakehead) he caught using a Duo Realis Shad 59MR. Snakeheads often get hooked on the front set of hooks … [Read more...] about Side impact
Source: RUSTY DENNEN / THE FREE LANCE–STAR I guess it is bound to happen sooner or later - world record snakehead catches coming from the west instead of their native eastern countries. And one … [Read more...] about World-Record Northern Snakehead Caught in the U.S.
The black snakehead (Channa melasoma) is one of the more elusive of the channa family of snakeheads. Hence it is always exciting to catch one. Or in this case, a number of them. The black snakehead … [Read more...] about Black Snakehead – Haruan Palas (Channa Melasoma)
The best time to catch snakehead is during the early and late part of the day. The worst time possible would be midday when it is the hottest. During this time of the day the Tomans may still be … [Read more...] about Toman Fishing With Bob – Giant Snakeheads