Payara are also known as the river tiger of South America. Hailed as tarpon on steroids, payara range from five to twenty-five pounds and can exceed 50 pounds.

BRAZIL- Xingu River Lodge
Fly Fishing for Giant Payara

Giant Payara Fly Fishing - Brazil

After a successful 2019 exploratory season, Untamed Angling is pleased to announce a trophy Payara Fly Fishing Destination on the Xingu River. The new Xingu River Lodge hosts only eight anglers per week.
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Fishing Travel Experts

Guy Schoenborn

1-800-205-3474 ext. 1

MT Office:  406-322-5709


Brad Staples

1-800-205-3474 ext. 3

Cell (503) 250-0558