Previous week, private fisheries at the Muhura Indian reservation in Dry Region 2 (see below) set the season benchmark with a great 24 lbs peacock bass. All fisheries yielded over 20 trophies above 17lbs last week, and coming now to this weekend, the largest trophy caught weighed 21 lbs.
The Itapara private fishery (Dry Region 4,see below) last week catered to a group of 6 savvy Russian anglers who enjoyed a fantastic short week landing trophies from 17lbs to 21lbs.
Best performing lures reported this week are, wood choppers, perversa, helice zara, yuzuri and jigs.
WATER LEVEL SYNOPSIS – (AMAZON BASIN 4 DRY REGIONS)
Dry Region 1 – South (Tenharim Indian Reservation on the Marmelos river). Low level, … to dry – Below optimal level for peacock bass fishing.
Dry Region 2 – Mid-South ( Muhura indian Resevation – rivers Igapo Acu, Matupiri). Optimal level – Descending. - Escellent peacock bass fishing conditions. No rain episodes during last weekend, some heavy rain is expected tomorrow and then towards the weekend (pls. check forecast for Borba below).
Dry Region 3 – Mid North (South bank Negro tributaries and lower Branco tributaries). Good levels - Way below average for this date due to the El Niño influence – Very fishable for peacock bass. Weather forecast for Caracarai and Barcelos show no significant rain episodes for the coming days.
Dry Region 4 – North East (Upper Rio Branco Tributaries) Good levels - Way below average for this date due to the El Niño influence. Very fishable for peacock bass. Forecast for this fishery shows no significant rain episodes until next week.
Last week photos