Agua Boa was named one of the top ten fly fishing lodges in the world by Forbes. The Lodge has access to 100-miles of the Agua Boa River. Land 20 to 50+ peacock bass per day—some will be huge. We've hosted trips here for 19-straight years. See our Hosted Weeks.
BRAZIL Peacock Bass, Payara, Arapaima...
Brazil Fishing Trips
Brazil fishing trips for peacock bass, arapaima, payara, and more.
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Fly or lure fish the headwaters of the Novo River in the Xeriuini River Preserve, a remote area over 100 miles from the closest village. Target peacock bass and jungle species and stay in air-conditioned floating cabins.
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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.
Fly or Lure Fishing. Two Lodges 40 miles apart. The Itapara 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fly or lure fish for payara, peacock bass, pacu, giant catfish, and more. The Xingu River 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 one Kayapo Indian guide.