Fishing Reports

River Plate Angler’s Covid Safety Program

Face Mask Compliance – All drivers of transfer vehicles, all float plane pilots and their passengers, all food service workers, all guides will be wearing masks. As regards guides, all of them will be tested for infection at the beginning of the season and no mingling with the community afterward will be permitted until the end of the season.

Social Distancing Compliance – All River Plate Staff will be trained in compliance with internationally accepted standards of social distancing

Covid-Compliant Hotel in Manaus – The hotel River Plate Anglers has chosen to accommodate arriving clients (Quality Hotel) meets all international standards as regards the prevention of Covid transmission. Front Desk personnel, waiters and others will be instructed to be especially attentive to River Plate clients’ safety concerns. On arrival, all clients’ luggage will be disinfected before it is delivered to hotel rooms. Clients will be required to step on chlorine wet mats, and their clothing will be sprayed with alcohol before entering their rooms. Waiters in the hotel restaurant will be face-mask complaint and trained in Social Distancing.

Covid-Compliant Float Plane Pilots and Staff – All client luggage will be disinfected before it is loaded on the plane. Passengers and flight staff will be required to step on chlorine wet mats, and their clothing will be sprayed with alcohol before flight begins. Pilots and passengers will be required to wear face masks at all times. Pilot will set ventilation settings in passenger cabin on maximum.

Daily Cleaning and Sanitation In Camp – In conformance with protocols established by the American Hotel and Lodging Association, all surfaces in cabins and in dining areas will be cleaned and sanitized before clients arrive and then daily, or more often as appropriate. Only approved staff members and clients will be allowed to enter clients’ cabins. Fresh towels and client laundry items will be delivered daily to clients’ rooms. All laundry items, including guest clothing, will be washed at 158° Fahrenheit. Hand sanitizer will be provided in all cabins, boats, and in the dining area. Guests may opt for daily or bi-weekly room sanitization.

Outside Dining – All camp meals will be served outside, buffet-style, by employees wearing masks and gloves. Clients will not be allowed to serve themselves. On rare occasions of foul weather, guests will be served in their cabins.

Fishing Tackle Disinfection – All camp-provided fishing tackle will be disinfected before fishing starts. Lines will be soaked in soapy water and left to dry in open sunlight for at least two hours. Exposure to open sunlight for as little as seven minutes has been proven to be lethal to viruses, including Covid-19.






Mid-Week Fishing Report: Oct 18 – 20, 2020 (2 ½ DAYS)

Blockbuster 2nd week after start-up

~480 Peacock’s in 2 ½ days

SEASON 2020 / 2021

Week end´s tally (2 1/2 days):
Note: this only 2 1/2 - day report is to rush last weekend’s conditions to our incoming anglers.
Xeriuni in Dry-Zone N. West –: Last weekend we received our second party for this season; the Sapelli group of 12 anglers who are enjoying great fishing conditions and had a good start landing ~480 peacock bass within a mixed basket that included aruanas, bicudas, piranhas, etc. Fishing conditions are expected to be excellent in the coming days. Our start-up party whom departed last week ending on Oct 18, the Olsen group of 12 anglers ended their week with 1810 peacock bass landed in only 4 full fishing days with several trophies 17,18,19 category and one 21 lbs.    

Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N. West

Water level report: Dry-Zone N. East - All water levels of the Branco River basin tributaries are perfect. See green area in the map above. Our private rivers in this area are being rested until November for productivity management policies.    Dry-Zone N. West -  All water levels on the Negro River basin tributaries have been to high the last 10-20 days for reasonable, which is happening with greater frequency due to the everchanging rain fall conditions in the “El Nino” era. The only exception with lower water levels is the mid to lower Xeriuini River in our private water.  Dry-Zone S. East - Water levels are too low for good for good fishing. Our private rivers in this Dry-Zone time period were closed down due to Covid. Dry-Zone S. West - Water levels are still good. Our private rivers in this Dry-Zone time period were also closed down due to Covid.




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Mid-Week Fishing Report: Feb 29 – Mar 02, 2020 (2 ½ days)

LAST WEEK

SEASON 2019 / 2020

 

 

Week end´s tally (2 ½ days):

Note: this only  2 1/2 - day report is to rush last weekend’s conditions to our incoming anglers.
Xeruini in Dry-Zone N. East –: Last weekend we received the Giaudrone group of 8 anglers who are enjoying great fishing conditions and had a good start landing over 200 peacock bass within a mixed basket that included aruanas, bicudas, piranhas, etc.  Fishing conditions are expected to be good in the coming days, pls. see forecasts below. Jufaris in Dry-Zone N. East -: The Freeman group of 5 departed last weekend after fishing the Upper part of this fishery for 4 days, they landed over 400 peacock bass, landing several trophies, 17,18,19,20, and 21 lbs.. Fishery is now also officially closed for this Season.  
NOTE:  This week is our last week fishing in our private fisheries for this Season. Our preservation metrics are showing that we are reaching the limits set in our sustainability policies, thus we are suspending operations until next season.    

Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N. East

All fisheries in Dry-Zone N.East  

Guess work

Jufaris and Xeruini fisheries are a bit below their optimum levels. Dropping tendency continues, please see forecast below for the triangle Barcelos, Caracarai and Rorainopolis.
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 significant rain episodes in the coming days, some mild rain episodes towards the Barcelos area of influence are expected. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

Find below the quarterly rainfall for Mar, Apr, May showing that we should expect below normal rainfall in the area of our private fisheries (red arrow), confirming the normal water cycle.

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, Omero and Itapará drain into de Branco river already a bit low,  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 are within the historical parameters, Jufaris river draining into the rio Negro and already a bit low, 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: Feb 22 – 24, 2020 (2 ½ days)

PEACOCK BASS SAMBA !!!

 

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 we received the Blocker group of 8 anglers who are enjoying great fishing conditions and had a good start landing over 270 peacock bass, largest of which weighed 18lbs.  River keeps dropping and fishing conditions are expected to be good in the coming days. Jufaris in Dry-Zone N. East -: The Sprague group of 6 arrived last Saturday to the Upper part of this fishery, they landed over 300 peacock bass.  Excellent fishing conditions during the weekend and forecast for the coming days without any significant rain episodes (pls. see below). Great top water action, ideal for fly fishing. Itapará in Dry-Zone N. East -: This week we are hosting the Biegler group of 8 anglers. They are enjoying perfect fishing conditions and have already landed over 500 peacock bass, largest of which weighed above 18lbs.   Water levels keep dropping, fishing conditions for the coming days are expected to be excellent (pls. see forecast below).
All hosts report great top water action and we are hosting this week several fly-fishermen. NOTE: Next week will be our last week fishing in our private fisheries for this Season. Our preservation metrics are showing that we are reaching the limits set in our sustainability policies, thus we are suspending operations until next season after next week´s groups.    

Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N. East

All fisheries in Dry-Zone N.East  

Guess work

Jufaris, Xeruini,  and Itapará fisheries are within their optimum levels. Dropping tendency is firm, please see forecast below for the triangle Barcelos, Caracarai and Rorainopolis. The Upper parts of the rivers are leading the tendency.
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 significant rain episodes in the coming days, some mild rain episodes towards the Barcelos area of influence are expected. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

ind 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, Omero 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 Tapuruquara station (Santa Isabel do Rio Negro) 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: Feb 15 – 17, 2020 (2 ½ days)

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 we received the Dudley group of 8 anglers who are enjoying great fishing conditions and had a good start landing over 190 peacock bass.  River keeps dropping and fishing conditions are expected to be good in the coming days. Jufaris in Dry-Zone N. East -: The Elder group of 6 are fishing in the Upper part of this fishery, exceeding the 200 peacock bass.  Excellent fishing conditions during the weekend and forecast for the coming days without any significant rain episodes (pls. see below). Great top water action. Itapará in Dry-Zone N. East -: This week we are hosting the Smith group of 8 anglers. They are enjoying perfect fishing conditions and have already landed over 30 peacock bass, largest of which weighed above 18lbs.   Water levels keep dropping, fishing conditions for the coming days are expected to be excellent (pls. see forecast below).
All hostes report great top water action and we are hosting this week several fly-fishermen.  

Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N. East

All fisheries in Dry-Zone N.East  

Guess work

Jufaris, Xeruini,  and Itapará fisheries are within their optimum levels. Dropping tendency is firm, please see forecast below for the triangle Barcelos, Caracarai and Rorainopolis. The Upper parts of the rivers are leading the tendency.
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 coming days, some rain episodes towards the weekend that will affect the incoming groups mildly. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

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, Omero 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 Barcelos 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: Feb 08 – 10, 2020 (2 ½ days)

Itapará at its finest …

 

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 we received the Siqueira group of 8 anglers who enjoyed great weather conditions and had a good start landing over 220 peacock bass.  River is dropping and fishing conditions are expected to be good in the coming days. Jufaris in Dry-Zone N. East -: The Parcels group of 6 fished in the Upper part of this fishery, exceeding the 200 peacock bass.  Excellent fishing conditions during the weekend and forecast for the coming days without any significant rain episodes (pls. see below). Great top water action. Itapará in Dry-Zone N. East -: Last week the Scherzer group had an outstanding performance exceeding the 1000 landed peacock bass, with 18 trophies above the 17lbs. mark., largest weighing 20,5 lbs. . This week we are hosting the Lewis group of 8, including their spouses. They are enjoying perfect fishing conditions and the fantastic jungle experience and wildlife in this secluded and privileged area.  Water levels keep dropping, fishing conditions for the coming days are expected to be excellent (pls. see forecast below).  Mid water lures are working best for this fishery. Omero in Dry-Zone N. East –: Last weekend we received the Spinelli group of 6 anglers who enjoyed great weather conditions and had a good start landing over 150 peacock bass.  River is a bit below the optimum and dropping. Fishing conditions are expected to be good in the coming days in the area.

Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N. East

All fisheries in Dry-Zone N.East  

Guess work

Jufaris, Xeruini, Omero and Itapará fisheries are very near their optimum levels. Dropping tendency is firm, please see forecast below for the triangle Barcelos, Caracarai and Rorainopolis. The Upper parts of the rivers are leading the tendency.
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, Omero 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 Barcelos 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: Feb 01 – 03, 2020 (2 ½ days)

FEBRUARY BEGINS WITH PERFECT FISHING CONDITIONS …

 

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 ( Hamlin and Best) landed over 450 peacock bass, largest trophy caught and released weighed 22 lbs. Water levels are almost at jungle level and weather has been perfect and fishing conditions are expected to continue during the rest of the week (pls. see below). Several fly-fishermen in these groups. Jufaris in Dry-Zone N. East -: The Agarwal group of 6 fished in the Upper part of this fishery, with an excellent size mix within a basket exceeding the 200 peacock bass.  Excellent fishing conditions during the weekend and forecast for the coming days without any significant rain episodes (pls. see below). Great top water action. Itapará in Dry-Zone N. East -: Host reports 2 trophies above the 19lbs. and tally exceeding the 300 landed peacock bass mark. Water levels are almost at their optimum and dropping, fishing conditions for the coming days are expected to be excellent (pls. see forecast below).  Mid water lures are working best for this fishery.  

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Today´s Average Water Levels:

in Dry-Zone N. East

All fisheries in Dry-Zone N.East  

Guess work

Jufaris, Xeruini and Itapará fisheries are reaching their optimum levels. Dropping tendency is firm, please see forecast below for the triangle Barcelos, Caracarai and Rorainopolis. The Upper parts of the rivers are leading the tendency.
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 Barcelos 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 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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