Not too long ago I embarked on a fishing challenge of my own creation called, the Mekong 100. Similar to endurance competitions like the ironman challenge or the Indy500, I wanted to create a fisherman’s equivalent so I did, I created the ultimate fishing in Thailand challenge. The game was simple to understand: catch 100 Mekong giant catfish from Bungsamran fishing park in the span of three days.
There were three simple rules to abide by:
1. I must fight each fish on my own.
2. Fish were measured according to the width of the boards of the fishing pier.
3. I must net each fish on my own with the exception that the fish is longer than seven or more boards.
Considering that each fish averaged out to about 20kgs and there were the occasional 40-50kg plus catfish, this was a challenge that I had both feared and was excited for. It has taken me a little over a week to edit the trip’s video (I’m still not that great at editing but I’m getting better!) and almost three days to upload to Youtube. I don’t want to spoil the results of the trip as it would take away from the ending so here it is below, it is almost 30 minutes long so each day in the video averages out to about 10 minutes.