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Hooked on Thailand Peter Jaggs

Hooked on Thailand

Peter Jaggs

Published October 15th 2009
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Throw together a mad-keen fisherman and a sexy Thai woman, mix in a score of hilarious angling trips that take the couple from the shores of a secluded, balmy beach to the bustling fishing parks of Bangkok and Chiang Mai, add a dash of local colorMoreThrow together a mad-keen fisherman and a sexy Thai woman, mix in a score of hilarious angling trips that take the couple from the shores of a secluded, balmy beach to the bustling fishing parks of Bangkok and Chiang Mai, add a dash of local color and customs, and you have the bait for getting Hooked on Thailand.Join the author and his vivacious Thai girlfriend on their off-beat angling adventures as they travel around the country in search of snakehead, giant catfish and carp and fish inland waters as diverse as a barren jungle ditch to a world famous lake teeming with monsters. Take a ride with the irrepressible pair on the Banana Boat to a deserted tropical island where they cast a line for Long tom and barracuda, and accompany them as they hunt for rabbitfish, mackerel and rays in the warm tropical seas around Thailand’s stunning coastline.Peter Jaggs’s fifth book provides a fascinating glimpse into the bird and animal life of Thailand, as well as giving the reader many insights into some of the more bizarre folklore tales and extraordinary characters any visiting fisherman will come across during his time in the country. A guaranteed laugh a chapter, together with a philosophical look at the relationship between a visiting angler and a Pattaya bargirl make Hooked on Thailand very much more than just a book about fishing.----------------------------------------------------------------------Peter Jaggs was born in Essex in England and has spent the best part of the last twenty-five years in Thailand since he was in his early twenties and has visited almost every province in the country. In the past, Peter has written poetry, articles and short stories for various newspapers and magazines including the popular “Tangled Lines’ series of fishing columns which ran for seven months in the ‘Pattaya People Weekly’ newspaper.