Angler John Ang Woon Heng was fishing in Nakohon Ratchasima, Thailand on April 19th when he hooked and caught an huge great snakehead
. He was fishing with an
Evergreen crank bait
when he had a powerful bite.
The Thai angler needed only 3 minutes to subdue this 11.79 kilo - 26 lb potential IGFA All-Tackle record, which would beat the existing record by 4 pounds.
The snakehead fish was released alive after an accurate weight was recorded.