River monsters: Challenging the truly monstrous

river-monsters

Having watched River Monsters featuring fish biologist Jeremy Wade for many years, I’ve always enjoyed seeing him fish exotic locations and dragging up large and exotic fish from all over the world. From the bizarre to merely humongous, his catches have always stunned me.

Yet the more I fish, the more I wonder, what’s fact and what’s fiction? Is the truth simply what we see, or are other factors aside from his uncanny fish sense and skill in play?

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Sukida Resort

Sukida Resort

 

This is actually a fishing spot that I’d forgotten about, and it’s only come to light as I’ve been cleaning up some old photos. Back when I was frequently fishing at Semenyih Fish VIllage, I heard that there were quite a number of other ponds around the area and Sukida Resort happened to be one of them. Better yet, it offers 24hr fishing and is well stocked with the ferocious Pacu.

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SW Jurassic Fishing Pond

SW Jurassic Fishing Pond

SW Jurassic Fishing Pond is the latest I’ve come across in my quest for new fishing spots from the comforts of home. This place opened very recently, in fact, just a couple weeks ago. While I certainly don’t mind sharing about commercial payponds, I seldom do so unless it’s to share pricing and techniques to be used at ponds I’ve frequented myself.

SW Jurassic Fishing Pond however is of a different breed that your usual saltwater paypond. It is purely catch and release. This is good since it means there’s a constant supply of fish in the pond, and it doesn’t “empty out” as soon as fish are released.

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