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  • Fly Fishing Largespotted Dart In Myanmar
The Fish
Key Info
Where We Caught Them In Myanmar So Far
Flies That Worked
Fly Fishing In Myanmar: What We Understand So Far

The Fish

Family: Carangidae

Order: Perciformes

Myanmar Name(s): none

Occurrence: Native

Description (Source: Fishbase)

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 22-24; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 19 - 22. Bluish black above, silvery below; 1-5 large spots on or near lateral ligne (absent in specimens less than 15 cm, number of spots increasing with age); caudal, 2nd dorsal and anal fins dusky to blue-black, the lobes usually darker.

Biology / Diet / Behavior (Source: Fishbase)

Adults occur inshore, in sandy surf zones; juveniles in shallow surf zones. Adults feed on crabs, mussels, and worms.

Key Info

Where We Caught Largespotted Dart In Myanmar So Far...

Dawei Area and Myeik Archipelago, Tanintharyi Division


Flies That Worked...


Fly Fishing For Largespotted Dart In Myanmar: What We Understand & Know So Far...

They are typically found in the surf, on the side of beaches where the sand meets the rocks. They take easily flies that imitate small fish, prawns or crabs.

Due to their flat shape, they pack a great fight, especially when the waves hit, using their body against the pull of the line.

A very pleasant fish to search in the waves...

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