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Better than the lottery! Ubon fisherman nets 16 giant catfish worth half a million!

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Better than the lottery! Ubon fisherman nets 16 giant catfish worth half a million! | Samui Times

Sanook reported that a river fisherman in Ubon Ratchathani province in Thailand’s north east felt like he had won the lottery. 

Better than the lottery! Ubon fisherman nets 16 giant catfish worth half a million! | News by Samui Times

As water levels in the Moon River north of the Pak Moon dam dropped Bun Seethon, 57, could scarcely believe his eyes. 

His trawling nets contained 11 Pla Buk (Mekhong Giant Catfish) weighing 1,970 kilos. He sold them at the market for 200 baht a kilo and made 394,000 baht. 

Returning in the evening he caught five more for a total payday of 504,000 baht. 

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