Last week anglers at the Jufaris private fishery totaled 1.729 landed peacock bass. This week´s anglers started the week with a 794 peacock bass count with the largest one weighing 18lbs, just in 2 ½ days of fishing. They have enjoyed great weather conditions on the weekend and forecast shows some significant rain episodes for next Thursday that should be beneficial to the water levels. Anglers fishing at the Xeruini fishery last week landed 1.480 peacock bass.
Private fishery at the Matupiri river continues to yield notable results, last week´s group ended the week with 1.170 landed peacocks including 13 trophies from 20 to 17 lbs. Last weekend the new group endured some significant rain episodes and landed 302 peacock bass and also bicudas, trairas, aruanas and jacundas. Host reports that best performing lures are Perversa, Joao Pepino, Yozuri, 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) Good level – Descending. - Excellent peacock bass fishing conditions. Some significant rain episodes during the last weekend and more are expected for the rest of the week (pls. check forecast for Borba below). Water level situation is starting to be below optimum level and this rain episodes are expected to improve it.
Dry Region 3 – Mid North (South bank Negro tributaries and lower Branco tributaries). Good levels – Water levels are below optimum levels due to the El Niño influence – Fisheries are very fishable for peacock bass. Weather forecast for Caracarai and Barcelos don´t show any significant rain episodes for the coming days. Camp hosts inform that water levels are stable.
Dry Region 4 – North East (Upper Rio Branco Tributaries) Good levels - Below average for this date due to the El Niño influence –.Fishable for peacock bass. Water levels are stable and being constantly monitored by our scouts.