Name: Red Bellied Pacu (Piaractus brachypomus)
Almost every Thailand fishing park and lake in Thailand holds this species because of its rapid growth and hardy nature. Native to the Amazon basin the Pacu is a very strong fighting fish and takes almost any bait, growing to instead of sharp pointed teeth the Pacu have a huge set of cutting molars which are used to crush nuts and other foods in its natural habitat. We catch them regularly at Dreamlake fishing resort in a max. size of 25kg.
Best baits: Chicken heart, sausage and deadbaits