Month: January 2020

Mid-Week Fishing Report: Jan 25 – 27, 2020 (2 ½ days)

Now fishing at our Itapará, Xeruini and Jufaris 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.
Xeruini in Dry-Zone N. East –: Last weekend two groups ( Killingsworth and Smith) landed over 300 peacock bass, the upper part of the river is performing better than the lower part at this moment. Water level tendency is to drop and although a bit high fishery is very fishable.  No siginficant rain in the coming days. Fishing conditions are improving daily. Jufaris in Dry-Zone N. East -: Last Thursday we received the Lawson group at our camp V in the Upper part of the river and the Schmidt group on Saturday at our camp IV at the mid river, both of 6 anglers. Both groups had a great start landing over 350 peacock bass during the weekend in a nice size mix. Forecast showing no rain and water levels a bit high and dropping, next days are expected to present good fishing conditions. Itapará in Dry-Zone N. East -: Last week the Reichenau group of 6 landing over 170 peacock bass, largest of which weighed 18lbs. Water levels on this fishery keep dropping towards their optimum level and are very fishable. Fishing conditions for the next days according to the forecasts are excellent (pls. see below).
   

Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N. East

Itapará river in Dry-Zone N.East

Mid Xeruini and Jufaris, and in a lesser degree their upper sections in Dry-Zone N.East

Guess work

The Xeruini and Jufaris rivers still present water levels a bit above the optimum, but very fishable,  dropping tendency is firm, please see forecast below for Barcelos and Caracarai. The Upper parts of the rivers are leading the tendency. The Itapará river is dropping and very fishable, it is expected to reach optimum levels in the coming days, please see forecast below for Rorainopolis and Caracarai.
Blue dots represent water level monitoring stations where levels are rising and yellow dots where levels are dropping. Our area of interest are marked with a red circle.
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    The triangle within Barcelos, Caracaraí and Rorainopolis in the area of influence of our Xeruini, Jufaris and Itapará fisheries forecasts above showing almost no rain episodes in the week. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

Find below the quarterly rainfall for Feb, Mar, Apr,  showing that we should expect below normal rainfall in the area of our private fisheries (red), confirming dropping tendency for the quarter.

Find below the anomaly forecast for the coming fortnight:
 

Water level measurements at the Caracarai station (see below) are now within the historical parameters. Please see red circle in stations map above. The Xeruini and Itapará drain into de Branco river and will keep dropping.   Note: red line are 2019 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 minimum   Water level measurements at the Santa Isabel do Rio Negro station (see below) are within the historical parameters, Jufaris river draining into the rio Negro is expected to continue dropping tendency.    Please see red circle in stations map above.   Note: red line are 2019 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 minimum

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Mid-Week Fishing Report: Jan 18 – 20, 2020 (2 ½ days)

FISHING NOW RIO BRANCO TRIBUTARIES

 

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.
Xeruini in Dry-Zone N. East -: Last week the Coszby Jr.  group of 7 anglers finished the week with over 700 landed peacock bass, though no trophies were reported. Water levels continue to be a bit high but very fishable and dropping. Weather forecast shows no significant rain episodes in the coming days. Fishing conditions continue to improve daily (pls. see below). The Powers group arriving last Saturday had a nice start landing over 150 peacock bass, though no trophies have been reported yet. Branco lakes in Dry-Zone N. East -: Last Saturday we received the Lawson group at our camp IV now in the Omero and the Shoy group at our camp III at the Branco lakes, both of 8 anglers. Both groups had a great start landing over 400 peacock bass each plus a varied mix in the basket including aruanas, trairas, matrinxas, bicudas, etc. Forecast promises is uniform in the area showing some insignificant rain episodes towards the weekend. Itapará in Dry-Zone N. East -: Last week the Silvara group landed over 400 peacock bass with 7 trophies from 17 labs to 20 lbs.. This week´s basket for the Warfield group already includes 3 trophies above the 17 lbs mark.  Water levels on this fishery keep dropping towards their optimum level and are very fishable. Fishing conditions for the next days according to the forecasts are excellent with only some mild rain towards the weekend (pls. see below)
   

Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N. East

Omero lakes and Maú river in Dry-Zone N.East

Xeruini and in a lesser degree Itapará fishery in Dry-Zone N.East

Guess work

The Omero lakes and the Maú river present good water levels, dropping and very fishable. Maú river is a bit below the optimum and the Omero lakes at their optimum both very fishable. Tendency is confirmed by the forecasts for Caracarai, and Barcelos (see below), that show no significant rain until next weekend. The Xeruini river still presents water levels a bit above the optimum, but very fishable,  dropping tendency is firm, please see forecast below for Barcelos and Caracarai. The Itapará river still is dropping and very fishable, it is expected to reach optimum levels in the coming days, please see forecast below for Rorainopolis and Caracarai.
Blue dots represent water level monitoring stations where levels are rising and yellow dots where levels are dropping. Our area of interest are marked with a red circle.
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    The triangle within Barcelos, Caracaraí and Rorainopolis in the area of influence of our Xeruini, Omero and Itapará fisheries forecasts above showing some minor  rain episodes towards the weekend and sunshine for the next week. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

Find below the quarterly rainfall for Jan, Feb and March showing that we should expect below normal rainfall in the area of our private fisheries (red), confirming dropping tendency for the quarter.  

Find below the anomaly forecast for the coming fortnight:

Water level measurements at the Caracarai station (see below) are now within the historical parameters. Please see red circle in stations map above. The Omero, Xeruini and Itapará drains into de Branco river and will keep dropping. Note: red line are 2019 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 minimum   Water level measurements at the Santa Isabel do Rio Negro station (see below) are within the historical parameters.   Please see red circle in stations map above.    
Note: red line are 2019 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 minimum

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Mid-Week Fishing Report: Jan 11 – 13, 2020 (2 ½ days)

BEST AVAILABLE WATERS @ THE RIO BRANCO BASIN THIS WEEK

 

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.
Xeruini in Dry-Zone N. East -: Last Saturday we received the Coszby Jr.  group of 7 anglers. Water levels are still a bit high but very fishable and dropping. Weather forecast shows only some mild rain episodes towards the weekend but no rain form next week, fishing conditions improving by the day (pls. see below). Branco lakes in Dry-Zone N. East -: Last Saturday we received the Raarsh group of 8 anglers. They had a great start landing 460 peacock bass plus a varied mix in the basket including aruanas, trairas, red tails, pirarucus, etc. Forecast promises is uniform in the area showing some rain episodes towards the weekend. Itapará in Dry-Zone N. East -:The Silvara group of 6 arrived last Saturday and had a nice start landing over 90 peacock bass. Water levels on this fishery are quickly dropping to their optimum level and very fishable. Fishing conditions for the next days according to the forecasts are excellent with only some rain towards the weekend (pls. see below)
 

Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N. East

Omero lakes and Maú river in Dry-Zone N.East

Xeruini and in a lesser degree Itapará fishery in Dry-Zone N.East

Guess work

The Omero lakes and the Maú river present good water levels, dropping and very fishable. Maú river is a bit below the optimum and the Omero lakes a bit above the optimum but both very fishable. Tendency is confirmed by the forecasts for Caracarai, and Barcelos (see below), that show no significant rain in the coming days. The Xeruini river still presents water levels a bit above the optimum, but very fishable, water cycle has been somewhat delayed this season, but dropping tendency is firm, please see forecast below for Barcelos and Caracarai. The Itapará river still presents water levels a bit above the optimum, it is quickly dropping and very fishable, it is expected to reach optimum levels soon, please see forecast below for Rorainopolis and Caracarai.
Blue dots represent water level monitoring stations where levels are rising and yellow dots where levels are dropping. Our area of interest are marked with a red circle.
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The triangle within Barcelos, Caracaraí and Rorainopolis in the area of influence of our Xeruini, Omero and Itapará fisheries forecasts above showing some rain episodes towards the weekend and  sunshine for the next week. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

Find below the quarterly rainfall for Jan, Feb and March showing that we should expect below normal rainfall in the area of our private fisheries (red), confirming dropping tendency for the quarter.  

Find below the anomaly forecast for the coming fortnight: El Niño influence analysis below showing a neutral impact on our area of interest:      

Water level measurements at the Caracarai station (see below) are now within the historical parameters. Please see red circle in stations map above. The Omero, Xeruini and Itapará drains into de Branco river and will keep dropping. Note: red line are 2019 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 minimum   Water level measurements at the Barcelos station (see below) are a bit above the historical parameters. The Jufaris fishery drains directly at the Negro river in the area of influence of this station, so the water cycle is delayed this season for this fishery presenting higher than normal water levels.  Please see red circle in stations map above.
Note: red line are 2019 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 minimum
 

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Mid-Week Fishing Report: Jan 04 – 06, 2020 (2 ½ days)

Fishing now at the Omero, Maú and Upper Jufaris

 

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.
Jufaris in Dry-Zone N. East -: Yesterday afternoon we received the Shoff group of 8 anglers in the Jufaris Private Fishery, we do not have yet fishing data available for this report. Water levels are a bit high but very fishable, and dropping. Weather forecast showing no significant rain in the coming days (pls. see below). Branco lakes in Dry-Zone N. East -: Last Saturday we received the Raselacom group of 9 anglers. They had a great start landing 773 peacock bass plus a varied mix in the basket including aruanas, pirarucus, etc. There are several fly fishermen in the group. Forecast promises that they will be enjoying great fishing conditions in the coming days. Maú fishery in Dry-Zone N. East -:The Brasher group of 8 arrived last Saturday and had a nice start landing over 300 peacock bass. Water levels on this fishery are a bit below the optimum but very fishable. Fishing conditions for the next days according to the forecasts look very promising (pls. see below)
 
 


Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N. East

Omero lakes and Maú river in Dry-Zone N.East

Jufaris fishery in Dry-Zone N.East

Guess work

The Omero lakes and the Maú river present good water levels, dropping and very fishable. Maú river is a bit below the optimum and the Omero lakes a bit above the optimum but both very fishable. Tendency is confirmed by the forecasts for Caracarai, and Barcelos (see below), that show no rain in the coming days. The Jufaris river still presents water levels a bit above the optimum, but fishable, water cycle has been somewhat delayed this season, but dropping tendency is firm, please see forecast below for Santa Isabel and Caracarai.
Blue dots represent water level monitoring stations where levels are rising and yellow dots where levels are dropping. Our area of interest are marked with a red circle.
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  The triangle within Barcelos, Santa Isabel do Rio Negro and Caracaraí in the area of influence of our Jufaris and Omero/Maú fisheries forecasts above showing sunshine in the coming days. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

Find below the quarterly rainfall for Jan, Feb and March showing that we should expect below normal rainfall in the area of our private fisheries (red), confirming dropping tendency for the quarter.  

Find below the anomaly forecast for the coming week:

Water level measurements at the Caracarai station (see below) are now within the historical parameters. Please see red circle in stations map above. The Omero, Maú and Itapará drains into de Branco river and will keep dropping.   Note: red line are 2019 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 minimum   Water level measurements at the Barcelos station (see below) continue to be within the historical parameters. The Jufaris and Kabori fishery drains directly at the Negro river in the area of influence of this station. Please see red circle in stations map above.     Note: red line are 2019 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 minimum

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