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 Post subject: Giant Mekong Catfish
PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 11:25 pm 
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Check out the article on the same at National Geographic news


http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news ... giant.html

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 11:32 pm 
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Hi Ryan,

That was a real whopper! Pity it went the way it did.

Cheers
Bopanna


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 12:21 pm 
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:shock: :shock: aww don't have a frying pan large enough :twisted: :twisted:


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And i thought somethig so big had to be salt water only!! :shock:


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I use to have these fish in my Aquarium but mine took suicide ^^. So I have to buy a new one :/ :P


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Aircut64 wrote:
I use to have these fish in my Aquarium but mine took suicide ^^. So I have to buy a new one :/ :P


Was just wondering how big your aquarium was? :twisted:


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wow what a mosnster of a Fish! do you get fish like that in India?


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Mighty Marlin wrote:
Aircut64 wrote:
I use to have these fish in my Aquarium but mine took suicide ^^. So I have to buy a new one :/ :P


Was just wondering how big your aquarium was? :twisted:



3000Litres actually :) I have Snakeheads in it and other cool fishes in it too ^^' :D !


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zimbo wrote:
wow what a mosnster of a Fish! do you get fish like that in India?


Yes they can be found in Indian waters too ;) !


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Those bigies are endangered too


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Strong fish and will wear you out after catching a few

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Nice fish, Scott.


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What a mosnster


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Whoah Scott, looks like both of you hit the gym twice a day! what are the tackle details?


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eljefe wrote:
Whoah Scott, looks like both of you hit the gym twice a day! what are the tackle details?


Daiwa Luna 300 with a Daiwa 6'6" Musky rod loaded with 50# Power Pro.

Scott


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Bionic wrote:
eljefe wrote:
Whoah Scott, looks like both of you hit the gym twice a day! what are the tackle details?


Daiwa Luna 300 with a Daiwa 6'6" Musky rod loaded with 50# Power Pro.

Scott



haha you're cool dude :) ! I want to try to catch one too! :) , you can angling for those at rivers in India :) I hav'nt tried it out yet but I probably will the next time! :)

What kind of bait did you use Bionic :) ? And where was this cool photo taken :D ?


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