Captain
Jari Laakkonen

Member since February 2014

Pattaya, Thailand

Background
My father fished for salmon in the waters of the Finnish capital of Helsinki. Father taught me at a young age into the secrets of fishing. We went fishing in my father's boat whenever we had the time. Fishing is my passion. It is always a challenge.
Techniques
Here in Thailand I like to use live bait. But when the sea is rough trolling behind island is more comfortable. High Speed Jigging is a hard work but might have a very good results. We have many artificial reefs with in 20 km distance.

Hey, I'm Captain Jari Laakkonen

Pattaya, Thailand
Background
My father fished for salmon in the waters of the Finnish capital of Helsinki. Father taught me at a young age into the secrets of fishing. We went fishing in my father's boat whenever we had the time. Fishing is my passion. It is always a challenge.
Techniques
Here in Thailand I like to use live bait. But when the sea is rough trolling behind island is more comfortable. High Speed Jigging is a hard work but might have a very good results. We have many artificial reefs with in 20 km distance.
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Yamaha YF - Siam Great Adventures

Pattaya
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Fishing Reports

Long Tom Fishing

September 02, 2017

Long Tom Fishing 2nd September 2017 we got 15 Long Tom fish. Lots of action. Jumping fish and high speed dives. Long Tom fishing is a great fun with light rods. Long Tom is very fast and powerful fish… Read Full Report →

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4.46
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
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Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Stephen Moore
Hong Kong
 5.00
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Pattaya 22nd April 2018

VERIFIED   April 22, 2018

Pictures says it all.

Jari communicated well before the trip and collected us from apartment to go to the pier. Experienced...

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Kevin Swainwright
Thailand
 5.00
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Fishing trip 23 May 2016

May 23, 2016

From the moment I phoned . Everything was set up , from the date I wanted to fish to sandwiches I wanted for lunch . I can’t...

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Ellen Liu
Kamphaeng Phet, Changwat Kamphaeng Phet
 4.00
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Full day off shore

VERIFIED   August 24, 2017

The boat was well equipped, and we had local skipper and deck hand, both had good local knowledge of the waters, unfortunately...

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Harri Suhonen
Finland
 5.00
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Fishing the Gulf of Thailand

July 18, 2016

Awesome trip. First, fished a bait fish. After that we put the big fish Sets ask. At the same time, more and fished a bait...

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Brian John Sweeney
Seoul, Seoul
 5.00
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Great day

September 16, 2016

It was a great day fishing we caught over 100 mainly small fish but later Spanish mackerel and squid. We cooked the fish on...

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