Gillhams Resort, Thailand September 2011

Me and Scotty headed to Thailand for nearly three weeks and we were staying at the wonderful Gillhams fishing resort for most of it. The place really is heaven and you are looked after so well by Stuart, Sean and Becs along with the guides Scott, Lee and the lovely Golock. We fished for nine days and we caught 95 fish of 15 species (Scott had 64 fish to my 31). We had Arapaima to 160lb, Siamese Carp to 55lb, Amazon Redtails to 40lb among loads of other weird and wonderful species.

160lb Arapaima (my new PB)





55lb Siamese Carp (another PB)





40lb Amazon Redtail (yet another PB)





Scotty with Spotted Stingray (new species for us)






Striped Catfish (they only have stripes when they are younger!)





Scotty with Roho (another new species)





Asian Redtail Catfish (new species for me)





Julian’s Golden Prize Carp





Alligator Gar





Spotted Featherback





We also had a couple of nights out in Ao Nang and Bangkok








plus some day trips










we also met the legend that is Terry Eustace at Gillhams



and Jeremy Wade




Stuart came to Bangkok with us and showed us the sights which was fantastic of him

The Royal Palace in Bangkok

















The wildlife was diverse and amazing

to see
















I can’t go without mentioning the guides, Scott, Lee and Golock


The lovely Golock






Scott (Rocky) and Lee





It really was a dream holiday and I can’t wait to go back, check out the Gillhams website below


Posted by Jamie Rich

  1. hey Jamie, I enjoy your blog – how much did the holiday cost excluding spending money, and how much did you spend during the three weeks?


  2. Hi mate, glad you enjoy the blog, the holiday cost us around £1200 and the flights were around £700 and on top of that I spent around £700 during the three weeks, well worth it though. Check out the Gillhams website for more info.


  3. Wow, that's such a nice fishes you caught. it's so amazing.

    Alaska Fishing Lodge


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