Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani
With so many fishing resorts to choose from in Thailand, you might think it takes something unusual or unique to stand out. This isn’t the case. Most anglers are looking for simple yet fun fishing, and a resort which delivers this will grab attention for all the right reasons. The Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani is a perfect example of a fishing resort which keeps things simple, but delivers in a great way.
Where is the Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani?
The easiest starting point for understanding where this fishing park is to start with it only being 3km from Udon Thani airport. There is a pickup or drop-off service available from anywhere in the surrounding area.
This is a secluded area in the north east of Thailand, which is the perfect setting for anglers. This is a lake that allows you to get back to basics, having not yet followed the overly commercialised path that many lakes have.
What are the Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani opening hours?
There is a long day of fishing available at Lek’s Fishing Park. The fishing begins at 7.30am, and it runs through unit; 6.30pm, so there is a total of 11 hours of fishing on offer. There is no half-day rate, anglers pay for the full day of fishing.
What happens on arrival at Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani?
Things are kept simple at Lek’s Fishing Park, you will receive a warm welcome, but before too long, you are run through the rules and regulations of the park. This ensures you know everything you need to know, and then you can get on with the important task of fishing.
What fish are stocked at the Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani?
There are more than 13 different species of carp in the lake, and the resort claims to hold the largest Julien carp in the whole of Thailand. You will also find Siamese carp, catla carp, Asian grass carp, Chinese big head carp, Mrigal carp, Hoven’s Mad Barb carp, Chinese black carp, Black shadow minnow carp, koi carp, Rohu carp, Indian carp, Mahseer carp and yellow cheek carp.
You also have soldier river barb, jungle perch, giant Raphael talking catfish, silver barb, and the number one attraction for many anglers, the Giant Mekong catfish. This is supposed to weigh up to 350lb at this resort. If you want to pit your wits against one of the biggest fish you’ll ever see, this is one to steel yourself for.
There are also Devils catfish, Arapaima, African Arowana, Ripsaw Catfish, Giraffe Catfish, Chao Phraya Catfish, Atlantic Tarpon, Brazilian Pintado, Salween catfish and Salween Rita catfish.
You will also find fish like Tambaqui, African walking catfish, giant featherback, wallago attu, Amazon redtail, the red-tail tiger catfish, the Piraiba catfish, the giant Gourami, Albino Giant Gourami, Albino striped catfish, black ear catfish, the Kissing Prochilodus, the Sheatfish, the walking catfish, the alligator gar, the clown featherback, the striped catfish, Barramundi, shovelonose tiger catfish, Pacu,
Nile Tilapia, marble catfish, yellow catfish, Arwana, Emperor Snakehead, Cobra Snakehead, freshwater pufferfish, channel catfish, crystal eyed catfish, ghost carp, marbled Goby, wallagro leerii, Albino wels catfish, Pleco, Arowana, granulated catfish and more!
Can I hire equipment at the Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani?
If you are looking to hire an additional rod, you can do so. Arapaima and Carp rods are available.
High-end imported fishing tackle is provided for all anglers, and of course, if you would like to buy more, you can do so. The same goes for bait. The resort provides what they believe will be a sufficient amount for all anglers during the day, but anyone who feels as though they needs more bait is welcome to top up their supply.
Is the Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani safe?
Given that many of the fish in the park are delicate and expensive, there are rules in place about what anglers can and cannot do at the park.
The park is a catch and release fishery, and anglers are not allowed to remove fish from the premises.
Only barbless hooks are allowed at the park.
Are there additional packages available for the Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani?
The swimming pool is a neat touch at the resort, while many people take advantage of the food and drink on offer. A wide selection of Thai and Western food is on offer, and this can be brought to the waterfront, or enjoyed in your bungalow.
Guests are not allowed to bring outdoor food or drink in.
Can I book a room at the Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani?
If you are keen to make the most of your available time at the resort, why not book a stay in one of the bungalows? There is a wide range of amenities on offer including two flat screen TVs, air-conditioning, coffee and tea making facilities, additional beds if required, hair dryer facilities, towels, High-Speed internet, a hot shower, a King size bed, a minibar, access to Netflix, a personal safe and a private spa pool.
Anyone looking to book a bungalow should contact the resort, and they will be provided with the most recent pricelist.
Are there activities for children at the Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani?
There is an activity with a twist for the youngsters at the park, with horse and pony rides for children or adults. These trails are suitable for beginners with no experience, and have been proven to be very popular.
The trail lasts for around an hour, offering up stunning views of the scenic lake, a temple and local Thai villages. If you want to have the most impressive social media feed of your friends, this is a trip which will help you achieve that goal.
Can I get a photograph with the fish I catch?
While fish cannot be removed from the water without the express permission from the guide, there is an opportunity for anglers to have a photograph with their catch. If you are happy to go into the water at the designated area, photos will be captured for you, and then later sent to you.
How do I book a trip to the Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani?
If you have read this far, it is likely the thought of fishing at the Lek’s Fishing Park Udon Thani is a hugely appealing one. We love it, and highly recommend it. It’s one of the leading fishing resorts in Thailand, and we’re delighted to say so many people have booked through us, and then got back in touch to tell us they’ve had a fantastic time.
If you are interested in booking this fishing resort, please contact us via our enquiry form or contact our Head Guide Barry Gregory direct on +66 946740227.
We can provide you with everything you need from start to finish to ensure you have an excellent trip.
*Transfers are available from every major destination in Thailand, prices do vary depending on destination and to which fishery, please enquire via our website.