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Bucket List - Turtle's Maze
Peacock Bass and Arapaima

Angler with Large Peacock Bass

You'll fly fish three tributaries of The Turtle's Maze (Labarinto Da Tartaruga) for peacock bass, arapaima, and up to 14 gamefish species. Stay in air-conditioned floating cabins. Fifty to 100 fish days are not uncommon. Trip is available October and November.

Itapara Lodge - Lure or Fly Fishing
We've Hosted Numerous Trips Here.

Itapara Lodge

Fly or Lure Fishing. Two Lodges 40 miles apart. The Itapará River has some of the largest peacock bass in the world, with good numbers of peacocks between 15 and 24-pounds. Peak fishing is from Christmas to mid-March. The Lodge is remote, a five-hour boat ride to the nearest village.

Kendjam Lodge - Fly-Fishing-Only
Target 10 different species

Kendjam Lodge

Fly fish the Iriri River for arapaima, peacock bass, wolffish, payara, and more. Aluminum canoes and English-speaking guides, plus a native Kayapo guide. There are two new out camps, one on an upper beat of the Iriri River and one at the lower end. The safari-style tent camp is 28-miles from the Kendjam community.

Pirárucu Lodge - Houseboat
Fly Fishing for Arapaima

Pirárucu Lodge

Fly fish for arapaima and arowana. The Mamiraua Reserve is a complex system of lakes and channels that lies 370+ miles west of Manaus. The season runs from mid-September through November. The floating lodge has ten duplex-style cabins, and the area is one of the top birding sites in the Amazon.

Rio Marié Liveaboard
XL Peacock Bass

Rio Marié Liveaboard

Fly fishing for giant peacock bass. 350 air miles from Manaus, the Rio Marie liveaboard targets the largest population of giant peacock bass of any river in Brazil. The liveaboard's fishing area has rights to more than 400 miles of the Rio Marié, 180 creeks, 60 lakes, and three major tributaries. Peacocks average over 10-pounds. In 2017, a 31-pounder was landed here.

River Plate Floating Cabins
Ultra-Remote Large Peacock Bass

River Plate Anglers

Fly or lure fish the exclusive and private, unfished waters of the Amazon's Rio Negro and Madeira for XL peacock bass. It's common to catch 20 to 30 peacock bass per day, plus payara, bicuda, pacu, redtail catfish, and more. Stay in River Plate's floating cabins that move each day to new fishing areas. The season runs from June through February.

River Plate's Uneuixi River
Also known as the Rocado Fishery

River Plate Anglers

Fly or lure fish the Rocado River for trophy peacock bass. River Plate's exclusive peacock bass fishery reopened in 2018. The Rocado fishery, the headwaters of the Uneuixi River, is the only fishery with a proven record of eight peacock bass over 20-pounds by one angler in a week. Stay in floating cabins. Bi-lingual host. Each week is limited to eight anglers.

Xingu River Lodge Payara
Fly Fishing for Giant Payara

Xingu River Lodge

Fly fish for payara, peacock bass, pacu, and more. The Xingu Rivers runs more than 1,000 miles through the Kayapo rainforest. The camp is open for four weeks. Two anglers per professional English-speaking guide and two Kayapo Indian guides.
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Fishing Travel Experts


Guy Schoenborn

1-800-205-3474 ext. 1

MT Office:  406-322-5709

Email:  guy@fishingwithlarry.com

Brad Staples

1-800-205-3474 ext. 3

Cell (503) 250-0558

Email:  brad@fishingwithlarry.com