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Chiang Mai Fishing

Fishing in Chiang Mai is quite popular in the area even if the sea is about several hundreds of kilometers away from the city; There are couple of large lakes that are famous for their dazzling and alluring beauty, and also the vast number of fish population that inhabit these bodies of water.

Chiang Mai Fishing

There are a lot of relaxing yet fun fishing spots in the area around Chiang Mai and all of these vary depending on your interests when it comes to the activity; moreover, there are a lot of opportunities of fishing Chiang Mai activities whether it be fishing by the stream, the reservoir, the wild waters and the Chiang Mai lake too. The northern region of Thailand with its breathtaking and picturesque surroundings is among the best places to take part in various activities and outdoor sports.

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In northern Thailand, you will find several companies that offer various fishing Chiang Mai packages that often include accommodations that can be located along one of the spots of their alluring lakes; all equipment are available and even a few lessons if deemed necessary. Furthermore, if some of the guests prefer to relax and unwind, they can opt to pay for a small fee and have professionals take control and catch fish for them instead, allowing the visitors to immerse in the beautiful surroundings of the area while at the same time, watching the fun and interesting Chiang Mai fishing activities. Here, we will share with you some of the most excellent areas to go fishing Chiang Mai.

  • Bo Sang Fishing Park

The park is also known as the Paradise Lake and is generally a huge venue for catching catfish; this type of species being the target of almost all the anglers that are present in the area. If you are after really huge catfish when joining this Chiang Mai fishing activity, you will definitely love the Bo Sang Fishing Park since it can be considered the haven of this type of fish. You will see more of these fish during the hottest months of the year when they are more active and present in the area; however, despite going to the park on other months, this particular Chiang Mai Lake has tons of different types of fish which can be caught easily all year round.

  • Mae Ngat Dam

If you are one of those tourists who want some fishing Chiang Mai action where you can experience the enchanting and natural beauty of Thailand’s northern portion, you should definitely head for the Mae Ngat Dam which is just around eighty-five kilometers northwest of Chiang Mai.

Although the dam is full of the usual fish such as tilapia, rohu, and even a few mud carp, this Chiang Mai fishing area is still a great place to hunt for a jungle carp – the usual target of those keen fishermen who reach out to the far portion of the dam, attempting to catch these fish. The Carp can weigh from 0.5 kilograms to 3 kilograms, and the best time to go for a Chiang Mai fishing activity in this area is between the months of June and October.

  • Dream Lake

You can enjoy a fun-filled day of Chiang Mai fishing at the Dream Lake which is just located eight kilometers away from the heart of Chiang Mai. The Dream Lake is considered to be one of the most charming fishing resorts in the area which is why a lot of tourists and locals love visiting the place.

The best time for fishing by the Dream Lake is around March and October because this is the time when the Chiang Mai Lake is filled with a vast number of fish which include tilapias, giant Mekong catfish, small scale mud carps, the peacock bass, and the pacu which is imported straight from Brazil.

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