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A trophy Striped Wallago enters the IGFA “All Tackle Record List”.

Posted on February 10th, 2014
On 29 July 2013 Ms. Benchawan Thiansungnoen set the first rod & reel record of a Striped Wallago which weighed a39.2 kg (86 lb), and was caught in the Khao Laem Reservoir, South Asia. She also caught a larger specimen at 49 kg (108 lb), but it got snaged and she needed help from divers to free it.  The Striped Wallago is one of only a few new freshwater species of fish that have been added by the IGFA to the “all tackle record list”.
On 29 July 2013 Ms. Benchawan Thiansungnoen set the first rod & reel record of a Striped Wallago which weighed a39.2 kg (86 lb), and was caught in the Khao Laem Reservoir, South Asia. She also caught a larger specimen at 49 kg (108 lb), but it got snaged and she needed help from divers to free it. The Striped Wallago is one of only a few new freshwater species of fish that have been added by the IGFA to the “all tackle record list”.

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