Month: November 2018

Mid-Week Fishing Report: November 24 – 26, 2018 (2 ½ days).

No excuse fishing at the Roçado, Jufaris (upper and mid) and the Xeruini private fisheries.

Week end´s tally (2 ½ days):

Note: this 2 1/2 days report is to rush last weekend’s conditions to our incoming anglers. Roçado private fishery in Dry-Zone N.West – Last Saturday we received the Sanders group of 6 anglers, who after enduring some rain episodes landed a total of 143 peacock bass in just 2 1/2 days the largest of which was 22lbs.  Fishing conditions are good although water levels have risen a bit and more rain is expected on the coming days. . Xeruini river in Dry-Zone N.West – The Vasconcellos group of 12 anglers arrived on Saturday and broke waters at this fishery with a slow start and enduring some rain episodes. Fishing conditions are good and yields are expected to pick up on the coming days. Largest peacock bass weighed 15lbs. Jufaris (upper and mid) in Dry-Zone N.West – Last Saturday the Startsev group of 7 anglers arrived to  our single occupancy floating suites in the upper part of the river enjoying a great start with 248 landed peacock bass and also bicudas, piranhas, cachorras, and matrinxas. Simultaneously the Molinari group of 8 anglers arrived to the mid section of this fishery and landed 414 peacock bass the largest of which weighed 16lbs., in just 2 1/2 days.      

Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone S. West

in Dry-Zone N. West

Guess work

Water levels stabilized and slightly rising on the Negro River in  the Santa Isabel area, drainage of the Roçado (Tapurucuara – see graph below). Levels have also risen a bit in the Negro in the Barcelos area, drainage of the Jufaris and Xeruini. The Roçado (Dry-Zone S.West) fishery is expected to maintain good fishing conditions in the coming week, as well as the Jufaris and Xeruini fisheries in Dry-Zone N. West
NOTE the red line are 2018 water levels, the light blue strip is the 15 to 85% probability, the dotted line is the median and the yellow line is the historic 1980 minimum, which indicates that today´s  lower water levels should have occurred earlier 
 
Quarterly forecast for Nov. Dec. Jan, shows normal rainfall expectations for Dry-Zone N. West and East, implying no extreme situations for the coming weeks.

 

Some significant rain episodes are expected for the coming days, improving towards the weekend (see above)  

Infography below depicts the rainfall forecast in the coming fortnight with respect to the historical mean showing some significant anomalies for the region affecting our private fisheries.

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Mid-Week Fishing Report: November 17 – 19, 2018 (2 ½ days).

Now fishing in the Roçado, Jufaris (upper and mid) and the Omero lakes private fisheries.

Week end´s tally (2 ½ days):

Note: this 2 1/2 days report is to rush last weekend’s conditions to our incoming anglers. Roçado private fishery in Dry-Zone N.West – The Trusk group of 8 anglers arrived last Saturday, and have already landed 9 trophies above the 20lbs. mark, the largest of which was 25+lbs. and the tally has way passed the 120 mark for the weekend. Fishing conditions remain good although water levels have risen a bit. Omero Lakes in Dry-Zone N.East – The De Faria group arrived on Saturday and had a soft start landing  a mean of 38 peacock bass per boat per day, largest of which were 14lbs., again the basket included several other species as pirapitingas, aruanas, pirarucus, pirararas (red-tails), surubims, and black piranhas (see gallery below). This group is taking it easy, last week´s benchmark left by the Leonetti group totaled a stunning 2.063 peacock bass. Jufaris (upper and mid) in Dry-Zone N.West - We received in our single occupancy floating suites in the upper part of the river towards the fountain head the Huston group of 4 anglers that had a great start landing 297 peacock bass the largest of which was 20lbs. Bicudas, cachorras and trairas were also present in the basket.  Simultaneously the Lennon group of 6 anglers enjoyed the mid part of this fishery, landing in just 2 1/2 days  348 peacock bass with the largest weighing 18lbs.    
 

Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone S. West

 

Guess work

Water levels stabilized and slightly rising on the Negro River in  the Santa Isabel area (Tapurucuara – see graph below). Levels have also risen a bit in the Negro in the Barcelos area. Rainfall keeps overcoming the drainage; however, the Roçado fishery is expected to maintain very good fishing conditions in the coming week.
NOTE the red line are 2018 water levels, the light blue strip is the 15 to 85% probability, the dotted line is the median and the yellow line is the historic 1980 minimum, which indicates that today´s  lower water levels should have occurred earlier 
Quarterly forecast for Nov. Dec. Jan, shows normal rainfall expectations for Dry-Zone N. West and East, implying no extreme situations for the coming weeks.
Weather forecast for Santa Isabel, in the area of influence of the Roçado private fishery shows some rain episodes for the rest of the week, water levels are expected to rise a bit further.


Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N.East

Rainfall forecast and water level report for the Caracarai station upriver from the Omero lakes confirm the dropping tendency and good fishing conditions in the Branco Basin.

Guess work


 

Infography below depicts the rainfall forecast in the coming fortnight with respect to the historical mean showing no significant anomalies for the region affecting our private fisheries.

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Mid-Week Fishing Report: November 10 – 12, 2018 (2 ½ days).

PRESENTING THE 90+ cms. PEACOCK BASS ALL TACKLE WORLD RECORD IN LENGTH

(yet to be certified by IGFA)

 

Week end´s tally (2 ½ days):

Note: this 2 1/2 days report is to rush last weekend's conditions to our incoming anglers.
Roçado private fishery in Dry-Zone N.West - The Lenke group of 6 anglers arrived last Saturday, and have already landed 6 trophies above the 20lbs. mark, the largest of which was 24+lbs.. They have endured some heavy rain episodes and water levels have risen a bit, though yields remain unaffected. At the top of this report pls. find the video presenting Eduard Ivanov's impressive 90+ centimeter long peacock bass, landed the previous week,  that is being evaluated for presentation to the IGFA , since it exceeds in length the current registered records for the Cichla Temensis, please check: http://wrec.igfa.org/WRecordsList.aspx?lc=AllTackleLength&cn=Peacock,%20speckled Omero Lakes in Dry-Zone N.West - The Leonetti group of 8 anglers visiting us from Argentina, have had a great start landing a mean of 57 peacock bass per boat per day, largest of which were 18lbs., again the basket included several other species as pirapitingas, aruanas, pirarucus, pirararas (red-tails), surubims, and black piranhas (see gallery below).      




Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone S. West

 

Guess work

Water levels stabilized and slightly rising on the Negro River in  the Santa Isabel area (Tapurucuara – see graph below). Levels have also risen in the Negro in the Barcelos area. Rainfall is overcoming the drainage; however, the Roçado fishery is expected to maintain very good fishing conditions in the coming week.
NOTE the red line are 2018 water levels, the light blue strip is the 15 to 85% probability, the dotted line is the median and the yellow line is the historic 1980 minimum, which indicates that today´s  lower water levels should have occurred earlier 
Quarterly forecast for Nov. Dec. Jan, shows normal rainfall expectations for Dry-Zone N. West and East, implying no extreme situations for the coming weeks.


Weather forecast for Santa Isabel,  in the area of influence of the Roçado private fishery shows some rain episodes for the rest of the week, water levels are expected to rise a bit further.




Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N.East

Rainfall forecast and water level report for the Caracarai station upriver from the Omero lakes confirm the dropping tendency and fishing conditions improvement in the Branco Basin.  

Guess work

 

Graph below shows accumulated precipitation in the last 5 days, confirming expected water level tendencies.

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Mid-Week Fishing Report: November 03 – 05, 2018 (2 ½ days).

BREAKING NEWS: POTENTIAL IGFA WORLD RECORD LANDED AT THE ROÇADO

90 + cms long Peacock Bass

(more details and images in next week´s report)

Week end´s tally (2 ½ days):

Note: this 2 1/2 days report is to rush last weekend's conditions to our incoming anglers.
Roçado private fishery in Dry-Zone N.West - received the Duggey group of 8 anglers for the second time this year,  who had a trophy fest in the weekend, with 5 peacock bass over the 20lbs mark the largest of which was 23lbs., and although they endured some heavy rain episodes, an additional 15 peacocks of the total of 149 weighed above the 10lbs. mark. At the end of last week Eduard Ivanov landed an impressive 90+ centimeter long peacock bass, that is being evaluated for presentation to the IGFA , since it exceeds in length the current registered records for the Cichla Temensis, please check: http://wrec.igfa.org/WRecordsList.aspx?lc=AllTackleLength&cn=Peacock,%20speckled Images will be posted in next week´s fishing report.   Omero Lakes in Dry-Zone N.West - with water levels improving daily the Hoyos group of 10 anglers had a most challenging weekend with a total peacock bass tally of 971, plus the welcome variations that included, pirapitingas, aruanas, pirarucus, tambaquis, surubims, and black piranhas.   Upper Jufaris private fishery in Dry-Zone N.East - in our single occupancy Fly-in Floating Suites camp we received the Hitt group of 6 anglers, whose tally totaled 301 peacock bass in the weekend the largest of which was 17lbs. Some rain episodes were endured and a very relaxed camp life was enjoyed.  

 
   




Today´s Average Water Level in Dry-Zone N. West

 
Guess work Water levels stabilized and slightly rising on the Negro River in  the Santa Isabel area (Tapurucuara – see graph below). Levels are lower on the Negro in the Barcelos area. Rainfall is compensating the drainage. Therefore Roçado fishery is expected to maintain excellent fishing conditions in the coming week.
NOTE the red line are 2018 water levels, the light blue strip is the 15 to 85% probability, the dotted line is the median and the yellow line is the historic 1980 minimum, which indicates that today´s  lower water levels should have occurred earlier 
NOTE the red line are 2018 water levels, the light blue strip is the 15 to 85% probability, the dotted line is the median and the yellow line is the historic 1980 minimum, which indicates that today´s  lower water levels should have occurred earlier
Quarterly forecast for Nov. Dec. Jan, shows normal rainfall expectations for Dry-Zone N. West and East, implying no extreme situations for the coming weeks.

Weather forecast for Santa Isabel,  in the area of influence of the Roçado private fishery shows some rain episodes for the rest of the week, water levels are expected to revert the dropping tendency and possibly rise a bit.



Rainfall forecast and water level report for the Caracarai station upriver from the Omero lakes confirm the dropping tendency and fishing conditions improvement in the Branco Basin.

NOTE the red line are 2018 water levels, the light blue strip is the 15 to 85% probability, the dotted line is the median and the yellow line is the historic 1998 minimum, which indicates that today´s  lower water levels should have occurred earlie

Blue dots in the hydrological station maps represent that water levels have reached their minimum and started to rise, showing the evolution of the Dry-Zones in the Amazon basin, that this season is developing normally without any mayor influence of the El Nino o La Nina.

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