Redtail catfish (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus)

Name: Redtail Catfish (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus).
Status: Introduced
The Redtail catfish is a native of the Amazon basin but has been introduced to many fishing lakes in Thailand like Dreamlake Fishing Resort.
Best baits: The Redtail will take dead baits, earthworms and chopped meats. A very good fighter which will stick to the bottom and make charging runs to snags. Generally regarded as a nocturnal feeder. Regularly caught at Dreamlake in a size of 10-30kg.