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TopCats Newsletter January 2010

The Resort

We have had a fantastic month this year with all the Boats now up and running and judging by your comments and the occupancy rates are hitting the spot. The Spa Bath boat is so popular we are thinking of converting another boat which will have ready in about a month.

The new Delkim alarms are on the bank and pods with new rods/reels and line which seem to be helping catch that special fish for all the tackle tarts out there. We have been asked several times can you bring your own tackle and the answer is yes but please load up your reels with 35 Lbs line mono and 3.5 Lbs test plus rods. Please don’t blame us if your tackle gets broken!!

We have had people waiting in the bar for a fishing spot as full every day so please book in advance to avoid disappointment when you’re heading out our way. We only allow 10 anglers on the lake at any one time, Day tickets run for 6/12 hours and from 8.00am to 8.00pm. The anglers staying on the Boats can fish from 7.00am to 10.00pm this gives you a little extra time and you have preference as to swim choice for your stay.

As to my fishing time!! Not had much chance as full all the time but squeezed in a few hours and my target fish was caught and yes it was worth the wait a lovely Julian’s Golden prize Carp.

The Fishing

This month has been exceptional and don’t really know where to start and I must make apology now if you’re not mentioned this month but can’t make this news letter into a book!!

Sarah & Ben:
Came to TopCats the start of January for a week stay in the Spa Bath Boat and had a nice time and caught some good fish. Ben was keen to hook into the more rare exotic fish here and had a lovely colored Arapaima a frightening looking Alligator Gar and beautiful Siamese Carp to name just a few. Sarah was keen to work on her tan and relax around the pool with one or two ciders to keep her thirst quenched. Hope to see you both next year.

Gary & Family:
Gary managed to book a three night stay for him and his family which turned into four nights and then another three nights a few days later!! Think he liked the place? He was out here for a month visiting family and getting away from the cold UK weather and relaxing until he hooked some hard fighting fish. He was a lucky fella catching one of the larger Retails in the lake and some lovely different colored Siamese Carp, well done and see you next year.

Breaking News - Ripshaw Niger!!

Catfish visited the bank and what a fish the fight was like no other fish these fish are the rhino’s of the catfish family with their amour plating which is razor sharp and distinctive colour. The honour of this fish went to John from the Premier Bar in Ban Rak!! Well done and see you next month.

Special Offer - Every Saturday!!

Starting this month we are pleased to offer members of Koh Samui Sports & Social Club the following:
- 4 Hours Fishing with Bait
- "Kitty" Full English Breakfast
For the price of 1500 ThB. That's a 25% discount!!

Please call to book you spot any time from 8.00am to 8.00pm
Space limited so book early!
Where local people meet TopCats.

That is about it for this month thanks for reading and see you all when you next visit TopCats, until then tight lines.