This pond has recently been taken over by a foreigner who has spent a lot of time, effort and money on improvements and stock. Each peg is nicely laid out with a comfy chair, large sunshade, small table, cold box, rod rests and unhooking mat.
Location: 12.86883 N, 100.92159 E (see below for map)
Cost: ฿1,000 – One carp rod, includes 2kg of mixed ground bait and a small loaf of bread.
฿1,500 – One predator rod including bait pack (fish pack and chicken hearts).
฿2,000 – Two carp rods including bait pack, 4kg of mixed ground bait, small loaf of bread.
฿2,500 – One carp rod and one predator rod, including bait pack, 3kg of ground bait, small loaf of bread, fish pack and chicken hearts.
Additional bait : small loaf of bread ฿40, ground bait pack ฿40/kg, chicken heart pack ฿50, fish pack ฿60, Castaway boillies ฿130 per half kilo, Castaway paste ฿70/kg.
Size: approx 40m x 36m
Species: arapaima (maximum known weight 30kg), Siamese carp (21kg), Mekong giant catfish (30kg), Amazon red tail catfish (6kg), alligator gar (8kg), catla carp (12kg), Jullien’s golden carp (3kg), mad barb (7kg), Chinese big head carp (5kg), blue masheer (2kg), pacu (8.5kg), giant featherback (4kg)
Other species include: rohu, barramundi, Asian red tail catfish, Java barb, golden Java barb, knifefish, spotted sorubim, mrigal carp, Nile tilapia, silver dollar fish, tub tim, walking catfish, albino walking catfish, giant gourami, striped catfish, ghost carp, snakehead
Outside baits: permitted but must be checked by Castaway staff before use
Food and drinks: available, no food or drinks may be brought in from outside. A cool box of beer or soft drinks will be provided at the start of your day, you pay for those that have been opened. Thai food and basic Western food available all day with a full restaurant specialising in Thai food from 4.30pm.
Other facilities: restaurant, no frills air conditioned rooms ฿500 a night.
Opening hours: 9am – 7pm
Telephone: 080 622 5240 English and Thai