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TopCats Newsletter
November & December 2009

Happy Christmas and New Year From all the TopCats Team.

The rain did finally arrive here on Koh Samui mid November and gave us that much needed top up for all the water wells and gave the lake a top up. This gave us the opportunity to put the new steels under all our boats which supports them keeping level at all times.

Had a trip back to the UK sorting out all our new fishing tackle Rods/Reels/Line/Alarms etc. This will be in place for the New Year for all our customers to enjoy.

A little sad news for me during my trip back to the UK my Nan was taken ill and was rushed to hospital with what turned out to be pneumonia. She put up a hard fight to try to beat this but sadly could not cope with it and passed away on 27th November 2009 Age 88. My thoughts and love will be with her always and joins my Grandfather in the next life.

New addition to the TopCats Family Oscar cream Chow Chow now 6 months old, we had to pick him up from Phuket end October and is Rockys new play mate !! They are getting on well.  

The Resort

Two months of work to report well where do we start !! Been very busy with steels on the boats and two more boats renovated with all mod cons.  The largest boat on the lake has been fitted with a Spa bathtub new double bed, Flat screen TV/DVD full new shower room, Toilet and Air con. This is just what the doctor  ordered  a  long relaxing soak after a hard days fishing.

The Fishing

We have some good catch reports over the last two months and thanks for sending me all your pictures which is much apreachited as I was away and could not download from your camera as usually do when I’m their all the time.

The Fishing Machine from the USA !! What can I say the man was here for one week fishing six hours per day cought 126 Fish !! That’s correct 126 fish from 10KG to 75KG, He was thrilled with the results and is back here as this news letter goes out trying for the more elusive species this time not just numbers. Good luck to him.

Peter & Steven:
Peter is a regular here at TopCats and travels from the UK several times a year, this time he bought his son with him Steven for a week’s fishing. Well what can I say Very, Very, Lucky and well done to him on one of the largest most beautiful fish in our lake !! (Largest Julian’s caught to date) Julian’s golden Prize Carp this was special and what a lovely fish and he was happy to say the least. They were both targeting the Carp and caught several Siamese, Indian and the Julian’s also one or two other species which are hard to catch such as the Russian catfish. Hope to see them back next year for a week or two all the best Shaun.

Steve Cox:
We had a visit from my friend Steve Cox from the UK and was impressed with the place, spent a few days and was justly rewarded with several large fish. Don’t forget to get Paul Butcher out here after Christmas see you both then.

Mark also came for a visit and could not believe the place with multiple catches every day. Thank you for all your great comments about our resort and look forward to your next visit  all the best from Shaun.

Other News

Bookings for 2010 are coming in fast and we thank all our customers for referrals and recommendations. Our policy is to only allow 8/10 anglers on the lake at any one time as this gives you more space and more chance to catch your dream fish.

The fishing experience here at TopCats is second to none and we endeavor to make your stay relaxing and worry free, from Koh Samui airport pick up service to stocking your fridge on your boat with your favorite tipple or snack.

We feel you should feel at home at TopCats meet new friends meet old ones and have that fishing holiday you talk about for years to come. Common interest Big fish, Good Food Relaxing stay.

Special Offers

Book before end January 2010 for your dream holiday and we will give you 15% discount on your package price for stays 7 Days ++. So don’t wait you only have to pay deposit now and balance on arrival.

Happy Christmas to you all and a happy New Year tight lines for 2010 from Shaun & Bim.