Fishing Reports

Listed below are the Mid-Week Amazon Fishing Reports (only 2 1/2 days). They are rushed by e-mail to our agents every Tuesday night, in order that our weekend incoming guests may be duly informed before departure.

Please note, these are true weights … sometimes in the Amazon the 17-19 lbs4. class are considered 20 lbs. trophies…

Mid-Week Fishing Report: August 20 - 22, 2016 (2 ½ days)

Mid-Week Fishing Report: August 20 - 22, 2016 (2 ½ days)

Our Fly-in Floating Cabins III started the week at the headwaters of our private fishery in the Igapo-Acu river (Dry-Zone 2) Indian Reservation and will be drifting downriver throughout the week. Water levels continue their descending trend and weather has been fine, though some rain episodes are expected for the rest of the week This group has landed 311 peacock bass with the largest one weighing 15lbs. most certainly bigger fish will be caught in the remaining 4 1/2 days. Last week´s group scratched the 1K mark with a 966 fish-count with the largest weighing 16lbs..

Top water lures and jigs are reported as being the most effective lures and nice sized piranhas have made an appearance, chewing jigs and in the barbecue.

WATER LEVEL SYNOPSIS – (AMAZON BASIN 4 DRY REGIONS)

Dry-Zone 1 – South (Tenharim Indian Reservation on the Marmelos river). Historic  low level ! –Not acceptable for Peacock Bass fishing.  Please note in  the “ Bacia do Rio Madeira” chart below, the blue line is below the lowest historic level ( red line) in 1968 

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Dry-Zone 2 – Mid-South ( Igapo-Acu Indian Resevation – rivers Igapo Acu, Matupiri) Good level – keeps descending - Good peacock bass fishing conditions. No significant rain episodes during the weekend, some expected to come during the rest of the week  (pls. check forecast for Borba).

 

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Dry-Zone 3 – Mid North (South bank Negro tributaries and lower Branco tributaries). High levels – Water levels too high for peacock bass fishing which is normal for this time of the season, see chart for Barcelos below.

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Dry-Zone 4 – North East (Upper Rio Branco Tributaries) – High levels – Water levels too high for peacock bass fishing which is normal for this time of the season. See chart for Cracarai below.

 

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Mid-Week Fishing Report: August 13 - 15, 2016 (2 ½ days)

Mid-Week Fishing Report: August 13 - 15, 2016 (2 ½ days)

Last week´s group of 4 anglers in our Fly-in Floating Cabins III stationed at our private fishery in the Igapo-Acu river (Dry-Zone 2) in the Muhura Indian Reservation finished the week with a 995 landed peacock bass count, the largest or which weighed 16lbs. (see photos below).

This week we received a group of 8 anglers that had a promising start landing 450 peacock bass with varied sizes up to 12 lbs. Weather last weekend only presented one rain episode that lasted for about an hour. Water levels are descending but are very fishable as results show. Top water lures and jigs are reported as being the most effective lures.

WATER LEVEL SYNOPSIS – (AMAZON BASIN 4 DRY REGIONS)

Dry-Zone 1 – South (Tenharim Indian Reservation on the Marmelos river). Historic  low level ! –Not acceptable for Peacock Bass fishing.  Please note in  the “ Bacia do Rio Madeira” chart below, the blue line is below the lowest historic level ( red line) in 1968 

HISTORIC LOWEST LEVEL SINCE 1968

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Dry-Zone 2 – Mid-South ( Muhura indian Resevation – rivers Igapo Acu, Matupiri) Acceptable level – keeps descending - Good peacock bass fishing conditions which is a bit early for this time of the season. One significant rain episode during the weekend, one more expected to come during the rest of the week  (pls. check forecast for Borba).

Accum. rainfall Aug. in mm.

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Dry-Zone 3 – Mid North (South bank Negro tributaries and lower Branco tributaries). High levels – Water levels too high for peacock bass fishing which is normal for this time of the season

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Dry-Zone 4 – North East (Upper Rio Branco Tributaries) – High levels – Water levels too high for peacock bass fishing which is normal for this time of the season.

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Mid-Week Fishing Report: August 06 - 08, 2016 (2 ½ days)

 Mid-Week Fishing Report: August 06 - 08, 2016 (2 ½ days)

Breaking water at the Igapo-Acu (Dry-Zone 2)

Last weekend we received a group of 4 savvy anglers in our Fly-in Floating Cabins III stationed at our private fishery in the Igapo-Acu river in the Muhura Indian Reservation. They landed 420 peacock bass, making it a mean of 105 per angler in just 2 ½ days. Sizes were varied, the largest weighing 16lbs,  and still the rest of the week to go until next Saturday with a fair weather forecast. Top water lures and jigs were best performing for the bait casters and floating with sinking tip lines for the fly casters.

Water levels at the Marmelos river in the Tenharin Indian reserve at Dry Zone 1 are extremely dry for the scheduled July-August Peacock Bass season opening  .   River Plate is permanently monitoring water levels in its 10 private Peacock Bass fisheries spread over 1000 miles across all  4 Dry-Zones.  As such, the first 8 anglers for the 2016/17 season, the Sander´s party (18th trip with us) were re-directed to our Fly-in Floating Cabins III stationed at our private fishery on the Matupiri river at the Muhura  Indian Reserve in Dry-Zone 2. Fishing productivity was low in the first few days but improved as they moved to the mid-section of the fishery where water levels were best. During the last one  day of their week 6 anglers landed 274 Peacock Bass with a smaller than average mix size.

 

BREAKING NEWS: LOWEST LEVELS EVER AT DRY-ZONE 1

 

WATER LEVEL SYNOPSIS – (AMAZON BASIN 4 DRY REGIONS)

Dry-Zone 1 – South (Tenharim Indian Reservation on the Marmelos river). Historic  low level ! –Not acceptable for Peacock Bass fishing.  Please note in  the “ Bacia do Rio Madeira” chart below, the blue line is below the lowest historic level ( red line) in 1968 

   

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Dry-Zone 2 – Mid-South ( Muhura indian Resevation – rivers Igapo Acu, Matupiri) Acceptable level – and descending nicely - Good peacock bass fishing conditions which is not normal for this time of the season. No significant rain episodes throughout the weekend, none expected to come during the rest of the week  (pls. check forecast for Borba).

    

     

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Dry-Zone 3 – Mid North (South bank Negro tributaries and lower Branco tributaries). High levels – Water levels too high for peacock bass fishing which is normal for this time of the season

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Dry-Zone 4 – North East (Upper Rio Branco Tributaries) – High levels – Water levels too high for peacock bass fishing which is normal for this time of the season.

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Mid-Week Fishing Report: February 20-22, 2016 (2 ½ days)

Mid-Week Fishing Report: February 20-22, 2016 (2 ½ days)

Mid-Week Fishing Report:  Feb. 20 – 22, 2016.  (2 1/2 days)      

Last weekend we received 4 groups at our Matupiri and Jufaris rivers private fisheries that present two different fishing scenarios. Groups at the Matipiri have landed over 350 peacock bass and have endured some heavy rain episodes during the weekend. Forecast for the area show that they will have some more rain episodes throughout the week and rising water levels (pls. check the Borba forecast below). Other species caught were piranhas, bicudas, trairas and jacundas. Best performing lures here are mid-water lures and jigs.

The two groups fishing at our private fishery in the Jufaris river faced a completely different scenario, with no rain episodes and low water levels. Their starting number was 518 landed peacock bass, and additionally to already mentioned other species they caught some aruanas, peixes cachorros and pescadas. One of the groups are fly-fishing exclusively, buck tails are working nicely and the bait-casters in the other group report that the joao pepinos and jigs are also doing their job.

Last week´s 13 anglers ended the week with a 1646 peacock bass fish-count with the largest one weighing 23lbs caught in our Jufaris private fishery.

BARCELOS Dry-Zone III

BORBA Dry-Zone II


WATER LEVEL SYNOPSIS – (AMAZON BASIN 4 DRY REGIONS)

Dry-Zone 1 – South (Tenharim Indian Reservation on the Marmelos river). Flooded – Not acceptable for peacock bass fishing, which is normal for this time of the year, water level is still rising further.


Dry-Zone 2 – Mid-South ( Muhura indian Resevation – rivers Igapo Acu, Matupiri) Good level – rising (5 inches during the weekend) which is normal. - Good peacock bass fishing conditions. Some rain episodes throughout the weekend, more rain episodes to come  (pls. check forecast for Borba).


Dry-Zone 3 – Mid North (South bank Negro tributaries and lower Branco tributaries). Good levels – Water levels continue to be below optimum levels due to the El Niño influence, they have already peaked after a record draught season. Jufaris fishery is very fishable for peacock bass. Weather forecast for Barcelos show  minor rain episodes for the rest of the week that should have a positive influence in the general water level situation of the area.


Dry-Zone 4 – North East (Upper Rio Branco Tributaries) – Way below average for this date due to the El Niño influence –  Not fishable for peacock bass.  Water levels have stabilized. Rain forecast for the region shows that the water level cycle will continue to be delayed due to the El Niño influence.

 

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Mid-Week Fishing Report: Feb. 13 – 15, 2016. (2 1/2 days)

  Mid-Week Fishing Report: January 13-15, 2016 (2 ½ days)

6 anglers, last week, at the remote headwaters on the Cuiuni river were not happy with the expected melee of bass boats in all lagoons ,but guest acknowledge that they  were duly informed upfront  that due to record draught, we had to send them  to an open-to-the-public peacock bass fishery . And ,  that the despite the Cuiuni headwaters being remote with very shallow water in the main channel, that  guests would find beach campers ,shallow drafting barges ,etc. fishing the same water . However ,   although only  310 peacock bass were  landed by 6 anglers,  a few trophy fish were caught.

This weekend  (2 ½ days) the group of 7 anglers fishing at the Jufaris private fishery (Dry-Zone III) had a great start with good numbers, 303 despite the extreme low water, with a 20 lbs. peacock bass followed by one 19 pounder and a 17 pounder. Also in the list were aruanas, trairas and the classic bicudas and piranhas.

The group of 6 anglers arriving at the private Matupiri fishery (Dry-Zone II) , endured some rain episodes last weekend, nevertheless they had a nice start with 337 landed peacock bass, last week group of 8 anglers fishing this fishery ended the week with 1.371 landed peacock bass, wih several trophies.

Best performing lures reported this week are Rapala nr. 9, propellers, perversa, jigs, and large buck tails red and white for fly anglers

 

      BARCELOS Dry-Zone III                                                              BORBA Dry-Zone II

           
 

 

WATER LEVEL SYNOPSIS – (AMAZON BASIN 4 DRY REGIONS) generic viagra from canada

Dry-Zone I – South of Manaus (Tenharim Indian Reservation on the Marmelos river). Flooded – Not acceptable for peacock bass fishing, which is normal for this time of the year, as a matter of a fact ,it should have risen long ago. 

Dry-Zone II – Mid-South  of Manaus ( Muhura indian Resevation – rivers Igapo Acu, Matupiri)  Still good level but ,  rising extremely fast! It raised  4 inches during the weekend…  which should have happened back in November.  Some heavy rain episodes throughout this last weekend, more rain episodes to come  (pls. check forecast for Borba).

Dry-Zone III – Mid North of Manaus ( lower sectors of the  Jufaris, Xeurini, Tapera, Omero ). Fishable levels – Water levels continue to be very below optimum levels due to the El Niño influence, they have stabilized. Weather forecast for Barcelos show rain episodes for the rest of the week that should have a positive influence in the general water level situation of the area (pls .check the Barcelos forecast above).

Dry-Zone IV – North East of Manaus (upper sectors of the  Jufaris, Xeurini, Tapera,  Kabori )  – Way below average for this date due to the El Niño influence –  Not fishable for peacock bass.  Water levels have stabilized, they continue being closely monitored by our scouts. Rain forecast for the region shows that the water level cycle continues to be delayed due to the El Niño influence.

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