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#11708471 - 07/06/16 07:33 PM Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY
bkkguy Offline
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Registered: 06/14/09
Posts: 1253
Loc: Thailand
The family Notopteridae contains ten species of osteoglossiform (bony-tongued) fishes, commonly known as featherbacks and knifefishes. These fishes live in freshwater or brackish environments in Africa, and South and Southeast Asia.

With the denotation of "knifefish", the Notopterids should not be confused with Gymnotiforms, the electric knifefishes from South and Central America. Although their manner of swimming is similar and they are superficially similar in appearance.

Featherbacks have slender, elongated, bodies, giving them a knife-like appearance. The caudal fin is small and fused with the anal fin, which runs most of the length of the body. Where present, the dorsal fin is small and narrow, giving rise to the common name of "featherback". The fish swims by holding its body rigid and rippling the anal fin to propel itself forward or backwards.


I have the opportunity to fish this wonderful fish during their season period with my wife.
They are strong fighter. Whenever they got hookup, they did aerobatic jump out of the water.
The jump sights was awesome to watch !!!


Enjoys my youtube video and photos..




Photos highlight for the trip.

Selfie with my wife (bkklady)




Myself with the catch of the day.- 6KG



My wife with her featherback fish.







Edited by bkkguy (07/06/16 07:49 PM)

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#11708485 - 07/06/16 07:39 PM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: bkkguy]
bkkguy Offline
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Registered: 06/14/09
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Loc: Thailand

Beautiful scenery at the dam.












More catches...















Edited by bkkguy (07/06/16 07:40 PM)

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#11708492 - 07/06/16 07:45 PM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: bkkguy]
bkkguy Offline
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Registered: 06/14/09
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Loc: Thailand







Double hooked ups !!!




My wife tried her hand on handling the boat...



Awesome trip !!! Great fishing.



Thanks for reading my catch report...

For other fishing adventure trips, you can watch my other youtube video clips below.



https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcuMtil7rLPEHiLVmlA99dQ




Edited by bkkguy (07/06/16 07:58 PM)

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#11708569 - 07/06/16 08:21 PM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: bkkguy]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
coolphotos Yet another AWESOME post! Good job! cheers
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#11708900 - 07/06/16 10:20 PM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: banker-always fishing]
bkkguy Offline
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Registered: 06/14/09
Posts: 1253
Loc: Thailand
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
coolphotos Yet another AWESOME post! Good job! cheers


Thanks mate !!! cheers

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#11709339 - 07/07/16 08:46 AM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: bkkguy]
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Registered: 02/06/07
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Love your post. Keep them coming!

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#11709477 - 07/07/16 09:52 AM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: bkkguy]
JJ4MEL Offline
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Registered: 01/21/09
Posts: 959
Loc: McKinney, TX
Thanks you for sharing your fishing experiences!! Love seeing all the new species of fish you are introducing to the forum!! Great job!!

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#11710157 - 07/07/16 02:49 PM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: bkkguy]
cmc Offline
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Registered: 04/29/10
Posts: 103
Loc: Graham to Arlington
Those are such awesome fish. Florida is starting to get a large population of them.
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#11710189 - 07/07/16 02:57 PM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: bkkguy]
Stephen Clark Offline
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Registered: 05/15/09
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Loc: texas wastelands
Awesome post and love the fantastic video + photos, been enjoying your catch reports for years and hope you keep them coming.
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#11710974 - 07/07/16 09:05 PM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: Gitter Done]
bkkguy Offline
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Registered: 06/14/09
Posts: 1253
Loc: Thailand
Originally Posted By: Gitter Done
Love your post. Keep them coming!


Will do !!! Thanks for reading. cheers

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#11710980 - 07/07/16 09:06 PM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: JJ4MEL]
bkkguy Offline
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Registered: 06/14/09
Posts: 1253
Loc: Thailand
Originally Posted By: JJ4MEL
Thanks you for sharing your fishing experiences!! Love seeing all the new species of fish you are introducing to the forum!! Great job!!



You most welcome. !!! cheers

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#11710983 - 07/07/16 09:07 PM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: cmc]
bkkguy Offline
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Registered: 06/14/09
Posts: 1253
Loc: Thailand
Originally Posted By: cmc
Those are such awesome fish. Florida is starting to get a large population of them.


cheers cheers

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#11710985 - 07/07/16 09:08 PM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: Stephen Clark]
bkkguy Offline
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Registered: 06/14/09
Posts: 1253
Loc: Thailand
Originally Posted By: Stephen Clark
Awesome post and love the fantastic video + photos, been enjoying your catch reports for years and hope you keep them coming.


Thanks !!! Will keep my catch reports coming this way... cheers

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#11713109 - 07/08/16 09:53 PM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: bkkguy]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 9180
Loc: San Antonio TX
coolphotos Totally Awesome!

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#11713447 - 07/09/16 09:27 AM Re: Featherbacks( Knifefishes)- Wild Fishing Thailand- BKKGUY [Re: bkkguy]
jippedgenes Offline
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Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 297
HOLY SMOKES! I had one of those in my aquarium it was like 4" long. i had no idea they got that BIG!

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