Jungle Perch (Hampala Macrolepida)

Jungle perch fishing ThailandName: Jungle Perch or Hampala Barb. (Hampala Macrolepida)
Status: Native. Max size about 8 kg. Average size 1-2kg. Very good Game fish. The Jungle perch is of interest to anglers fishing in Thailand at Mae Ngat Reservoir in Chiang mai with lures and flies usually in the wild reservoirs that scatter the country. When hunting in packs the Jungle Perch will corral bait fish and attack in numbers. This can be a spectacular top water display and a great chance for anglers to cast their lures amongst the fray.
Jungle perch or Hampala barb
Fishing in Thailand for the Jungle Perch Hampala barb