Huge stingray caught in Thailand

This giant stingray was landed from Gilhams resort in Thailand by Spanish angler Javier Calvo.

The huge specimen, which was given an estimated weight of between 600lb-700lb, was caught from the River Meaklong at Amphawa, in an area renowned for the species, with numerous 200lb-plus captures made by visiting anglers every month.

Javier used a Penn boat class rod and reel loaded with a 4lb lead to combat the strong flows, 80lb monofilament with size 4/0 hooks baited with fish strips. Anyone wishing to visit Gillhams and fish the mighty Meaklong should visit:

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