Another nice day fishing at Bolgoda Lake for Hiro san !!

Last Sunday, our regular Japanese angler Hiro-san was gone fishing at Bolgoda with our fishing guide Shaktivel and he had a super day fishing.

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He just sent me a picture of his catch of the day, a beautiful 80 cm Golden Barramundi !!! He missed another one of the same size and caught some Mangrove Jack, Ladyfish and a juvenile GT ! 
Congratulations Hiro san !!! See you soon for another good day fishing at Bolgoda Lake !!

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Tight Line

Nico - Head Fishing Guide

Takahiro san is back to fish Bolgoda Lake !!!

Good fishing trip for Takahiro san who was coming to fish Bolgoda Lake for the second time during 3 days.

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He came back with a mission to fly fish only to target the Wild Golden Barramundi, but condition were a bit tough for flyfishing, mainly due to the wind, he didn't catch the elusive barramundi but some ladyfish and lost a very big one. Fortunately Takahiro knew, he needed some good conditions for flyfishing and in case he took with him some casting rod also and he caught some really nice barramundi in the 65 cm range, and some nice Mangrove jack.

Takahiro enjoyed again his fishing trip on Bolgoda Lake and plan to come back for his revenge on fly.

Nico - Head Fishing Guide

Great trip at Bolgoda Lake with Japanese anglers !!

We received Yamada san and 3 of his friends for a 3 days fishing trip at Bolgoda Lake.

It was a great trip for our japanese anglers, they caught Golden barramundi, their main target, and also some featherback which were active compare to the last days fishing we have before them.

Strangily the Mangrove Jack were not very active as usual, they caught some but nice size mainly up to the 40 cm mark.

Two big barramundi were missed right on the boat, it's for that you must finish to retrieve your lure till the boat !!! Anyway like I say it was a great fishing trip, with good fishing action, some fun, good souvenirs and for sure we will see you again at Bolgoda Lake or maybe for a sea fishing trip on our new boat which will be delivery in a couple of weeks now.

Nico - Head Fishing Guide

Another great fishing day at Bolgoda Lake with Hiro & Miyazaki san !!

With a bit of late, report of the great fishing day with our regular japanese anglers Hiro and Miyazaki. After a week of rain and strong wind due to a cyclone passage, it was our first beautiful sunny day and fish were hungry.


We started the day with a Barramundi caught by Hiro san, follow up by a spotted featherback and some nice lady fish. Just before lunch Hiro san caught a nice wild golden barramundi and on the same spot Miyazaki caught another one of similar size.

After lunch we reach the fishing spot where we found good activity at the end of morning. Plenty of lady fish were caught and Miyazaki caught the fish of the day an absolute beautiful Wild Golden Barramundi of 80 cm. The fish gave an amazing fight to Miyazaki on his light rod and several time we thought he will lost it.

After that catch, we decide to focus on featherback, we reach our special fishing spot where the knive fish were rolling in surface. On the first cast Hiro and Miyazaki caught two big Mangrove jack of 46 cm and 49 cm.

After a while Miyazaki finally caught his first ever spotted featherback and it was a big one.

We finish the day just before night and Hiro lost a big fish, which seems to be another big barramundi, never mind this fishing day was great and our two japanese have already plan their next fishing day after their holidays in Japan. See you soon guys for another great day fishing at Bolgoda Lake !!!

Nico - Head Fishing Guide

Mangrove Studio company support Sportfishing Lanka in Japan !!

Japanese expert angler Kamiyashiki san from Mangrove Studio company, who fish with us at Bolgoda Lake and caught one of the biggest Wild Golden Barramundi on lure, is supporting us on his blog : https://ameblo.jp/mangrove-studio/day-20170906.html

Thanks for the support Kamiyashiki san, we hope to see you soon again in Sri Lanka !!

Nico - Head Fishing Guide