‘Below Deck’: Rhylee Gerber Shares What Real Fishing Is Like in Thailand

by Jeremy Spirogis
Rhylee Gerber

When Below Deck bosun Ashton Pienaar tried to take a bunch of constitution visitors fishing in Thailand, he returned empty-handed.

While he agreed to permit skilled fishing skilled deckhand Rhylee Gerber to run the tour, he misjudged the place the group ought to fish. The visitors returned with out catching something. Then he tried to throw Gerber beneath the bus and blame her for the fishing fail.

Rhylee Gerber
Rhylee Gerber | Photo courtesy of Rhylee Gerber

Gerber just lately shared that she went fishing in Thailand after the season wrapped. As a fishing boat captain in Alaska, Gerber is considerably of a “fish whisperer” and makes use of her abilities and expertise to land the massive fish. And boy, did she ever land some massive fish.

She discovered the proper location

Gerber shared a video detailing her fishing journey. She stated the crew simply completed filming so she determined to make use of her final day in Thailand to go fishing. She traveled about two hours away from the place Valor was docked and shared she was about to fish in a 10-acre lake stocked with fish.

The fishing tour, via Exotic Fishing Thailand, featured a stunning lake and mountain views which included over 60 of essentially the most unique fish on the planet. She speaks quietly as she has 4 rods within the water. She provides that hoped to catch a giant one.

As she pans her digital camera across the lake, small properties, and luxurious greenery pepper the mountainous terrain. Gerber is rocking her signature anchor necklace and a baseball cap.

She scores some massive fish and an expertise of a lifetime

Unlike throughout her tour with Pienaar, Gerber lands some massive fish. “After further research (and appropriate WiFi capabilities) my last day in Thailand 🇹🇭 , I was finally able to locate the fish,” she shared in her Instagram post.

Gerber nonetheless has her humorousness intact after the season too. “It’s as if it hit me like a bus 🚌 (or thrown under one..) and I came across a stocked lake (man-made creation of populating an area where no fish existed prior) and sought out a bucket list item for me, the Arapaima (GTS),” she shared.

In addition to her video, Gerber shared a photograph of some huge fish within the lake. “Here, I could easily spot the 300lb+ monsters 🐟 without the use of an ill equipped transducer (or bosun 😶) and with the proper bait, managed to snag a large red tail catfish along with a 60lb alligator 🐊 gar.”

Gerber appears again on the voyage with fondness, feeling grateful she was in a position to expertise it and soak in a real fishing journey in Thailand. “I didn’t catch the Arapaima but s**t happens and rather than blame the owner after fishing for 6 hours in the pouring rain 🌧 and a fully stocked lake, I chose to take in the experience as one of appreciation and enjoy what it did offer me which was a solid day spent thoroughly enjoying my own company with a lovely afternoon of catch and release. 😘.”

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