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TopCats Fresh Water Fishing Resort

100/1 Moo1, Ban Taling Ngam, Taling Ngam, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband and I enjoyed 4 hours of fishing. Both were lucky enough to catch an 80 pound Siamese carp each. Was a thrill to catch (and release). We also caught 2 other large fish. Fishing guides were excellent. Fish are treated with the the greatest of care.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Anyone heading to Ko samui and interested in fishing get down to TopCats fishing lake for a great day out. You will not regret it. Ive been 5 times now and had fish out everytime upto 100lb. I normally do a 6 hour session as its only 500baht more for 2 extra hours than the 4 hour package. It is... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Booked 7 nights on one of the cosy and quaint boats that has everything including clean towels daily.. bathroom with hot shower, good double bed, safe, tv, dvd, fan, A/C. We arrived to be greeted by the friendly owners and staff. I had booked 6 days fishing for my partners 60th birthday and wasn't sure if I'd get bored while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I don't understand how people write negative reviews about not catching enough and there guide was better and they had the best swims. It's FISHING. I fished for 2 days and can say the first day was awesome caught over 11 fish with the biggest at 90lb carp and 80lb Mekong catfish. I was on peg 6. Guess what not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Just had the best Birthday present a man could ever have. My wife daughter and myself just spent a week at Topcats on Koh Samui. Stayed on one of Shauns Traditinal Teak houseboats which was just fantastic. The boat was cleaned daily with ample clean bed linen and fresh towels. We ate all meals and drinks onsite most of which... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed our time fishing from 2 - 8 pm yesterday, we caught 10 fish and missed hooking into 4 more and of course we had a huge fish break the line,..what kind of fishing review would this be without a fishing story of the big one that got away. We caught both Carp and Catfish and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Fished 2-8pm Good afternoon fishing, caught 5 fish. Mekong 70 lbs, Siamese and Indian carp. Also landed aripama giga about 60 lbs in the dark. My guide Ben was the best, did everything to get you fish. Even had a beer with him. Speaks ok English and a gd laugh. Rebooked to go the next day in the morning. Experience... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

From fishing the lake 3 years ago to fishing the lake last week I was very disappointed. With very high expectations from the last time! I had one fish in the first six hours, which I understand can happen in fishing but it was not expected. When asking Shaun was it fishing well? He responded "It always fishes well" &... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Just returned for a days fishing at top cat, the service was excellent from the minute they picked me up from the hotel to the minute they dropped me off. The fishing is brilliant the guys do not stop working trying to get you fish, I caught 2 Siamese carp over 80lb and a Mekong over 30 lb. I will... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The most anticipated activity of my trip which did not disappoint! IM not sure about the past 2-3 reviews but don't take them as how the place has changed. My fiance came with me to watch and the service from the ladies from the moment we arrived to the moment we left was amazing for both of us. They made... More 

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