Mid-Week Fishing Report: Aug 04 – 06, 2018 (2 ½ days)
OPTIMAL FISHING CONDITIONS AT THE MARMELOS RIVER.
Last week the Sullivan group ended the week with 1.925 landed peacock bass the largest of which weighed 15lbs that presented quite a challenge for a savvy fly fisherman.
This weekend the Tarr group arrived at our Marmelos private fishery, with a mix of baitcasters and fly-fishermen, their largest trophy up to yesterday was a 17lbs. peacock bass. Great top water action and propellers and poppers are having the best performance as reported by the camp host.
Fishing conditions are just perfect, weather forecast for the rest of the week only show some mild normal tropical storms with no significant rainfall.
Water levels are at the optimal level and keep slowly descending (see graph below – Humaita). Weather forecast confirms tendency showing some mild tropical storms with no significant rainfall (see forecast below – Manicore).
Weather forecast for Manicore , in the area of influence of the Marmelos private fishery shows some normal mild tropical storms with no significant rainfall.
Water levels are still a bit too high for good fishing, but keep dropping as expected, which is normal for this time of the year. We are constantly scouting this area to determine date to break waters.(beige in map above) Dry-Zone N.West
Water levels are high and peaking in the Barcelos area, closed for the season, which is normal for this time of the year (see map below).