Wasana Fishing Park
There are many delights to sample in Thailand, and it is natural that people will want to do as much as they can during their stay here. If you are looking to combine the best of Thai social life with a fishing day or two, you need to find a fishing park that is close to a leading resort. In this regard, the Wasana Fishing Park is likely to be one of your best options.
Where is the Wasana Fishing Park?
The Wasana Fishing Park is located a few km from Pattaya, which means it is conveniently located for many people. Whether you live in Pattaya or visiting it as part of your travelling, knowing there is an excellent fishing destination close by will be of tremendous benefit to anglers.
You can stay in a Pattaya hotel or accommodation and still arrive at the Wasana Fishing Park fresh and bright, looking forward to a fully day of fishing.
Important Wasana Fishing Park updates in 2021
Like every business in the world, the Wasana Fishing Park has been dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The team work hard to provide a safe and clean time for all guests, and there might be some good news for anglers who are keen to visit this year.
If you check out the resort’s Facebook page, they occasionally run discount offers while we all come to terms with the pandemic. Even as we head into the summer of 2021, there are special offers available which will help you save money while having a lot of fun.
Anyone looking to take advantage of this offer should book in advance to ensure they get the special deal.
What are the Wasana Fishing Park opening hours?
On the official website, the opening hours are listed as 9am to 7pm. However, if you check out the social media page of the Wasana Fishing Park, they inform you that they open from 8am. If you are keen to enjoy an extra hour of fishing in the morning, it is available here; which is tremendous news for all anglers.
What happens on arrival at Wasana Fishing Park?
As there is no accommodation to arrange, checking in at the Wasana Fishing Park is a simple process. You will receive a very warm welcome from the team, and they will run though the rules and regulations of the park.
As you’d expect, there is a lot of ground to cover with these rules, but once you have ticked off everything you need to know, you can make your way to the water.
What fish are stocked at the Wasana Fishing Park?
All good fishing parks stand by the quality of fish they stock, and you have a lot to look out for at the Wasana Fishing Park.
As with many parks in Thailand, the focus falls on Arapaima, and there are some big fish on offer. You will also find Siamese carp weighing up to 31kg, Amazon redtail catfish weighing in at 23kg, Jullien’s golden carp which weigh up to 31kg and Mekong catfish up to 34kg.
Other fish on offer at the park include tambaqui, leopard catfish, Asian red tail catfish, bighead carp, catla carp, black shark carp, pacu, gourami, alligator gar, rohu, walking catfish, common carp, Nile tilapia, striped catfish, albino striped catfish and silver barb.
Can I hire equipment at the Wasana Fishing Park?
You will find most of the day tickets provide equipment for you, but if you want to hire more, you can do so.
You can also buy bait, to boost your chances of snapping up the best fish. You can buy fishmeal bread, rice husks ,A large bucket of breadcrumbs, chicken hearts, fish at and sliced bread for hook bait.
Is the Wasana Fishing Park safe?
A good sign of a parks safety is the length of the rules they have in place. Not only does the fishing park want to provide guests with a safe and fun time, they want to ensure their fish are well looked after. The park has more than 30 indigenous and imported fish, so as you can understand, there are many rules to follow.
This is a catch and release fishery, and this must be followed by all guests at all times.
Are there additional packages available for the Wasana Fishing Park?
There is a restaurant on site, offering a range of Thai and Western food. You can also enjoy a cold beer, which is a huge component of the day out for many anglers. It is also possible to have food and drink brough to you by the water if you would prefer to carry on fishing.
Can I get a photograph with the fish I catch?
Having a photo taken with a fish you caught is a big part of the fishing experience at fishing parks, and the Wasana Fishing Park is no different. However, there is a strict policy of fish over 12kg must be kept in the water.
Therefore, if you are looking to have a photo with a fish of this weight or above, you must get into the water at the designated area. The guide will carry out the unhooking process, and will direct you on how the photo will be taken.
How do I book a trip to the Wasana Fishing Park?
If you have read this far, it is likely the thought of fishing at the Wasana Fishing Park 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.