October 2015

Mid-Week Fishing Report: October 24-26, 2015 (2 1/2 days)

Mid-Week Fishing Report: October 24-26, 2015 (2 1/2 days)

Previous week, private fisheries at the Muhura Indian reservation in Dry Region 2 (see below) set the season benchmark with a great 24 lbs peacock bass. All fisheries yielded over 20 trophies above 17lbs last week, and coming now to this weekend, the largest trophy caught weighed 21 lbs.

peacock bass 24 lbs
24 lbs Peacock Bass

The Itapara private fishery (Dry Region 4,see below) last week catered to a group of 6 savvy Russian anglers who enjoyed a fantastic short week  landing  trophies from 17lbs to 21lbs.

Best performing lures reported this week are, wood choppers, perversa, helice zara, yuzuri and jigs.

WATER LEVEL SYNOPSIS – (AMAZON BASIN 4 DRY REGIONS)

Dry Region 1 – South (Tenharim Indian Reservation on the Marmelos river). Low level, … to dry – Below optimal level for peacock bass fishing.

Dry Region 2 – Mid-South ( Muhura indian Resevation – rivers Igapo Acu, Matupiri). Optimal level – Descending. - Escellent peacock bass fishing conditions. No rain episodes during last weekend, some heavy rain is expected tomorrow and then towards the weekend (pls. check forecast for Borba below).

Dry Region 3 – Mid North (South bank Negro tributaries and lower Branco tributaries). Good levels - Way below average for this date due to the El Niño influence – Very fishable for peacock bass. Weather forecast for Caracarai and Barcelos show no significant rain episodes for the coming days.

Dry Region 4 – North East (Upper Rio Branco Tributaries) Good levels - Way below average for this date due to the El Niño influence. Very fishable for peacock bass. Forecast for this fishery shows no significant rain episodes until next week.

Borba Moura

 

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Peacock Bass 24lbs
Brazil Peacock Bass Fishing, 20lbs
Brazil Peacock Bass Fishing
Brazil Peacock Bass Fishing
Brazil Peacock Bass Fishing

Mid-Week Fishing Report: Oct. 17-19, 2015 (2 1/2 days)

Mid-Week Fishing Report: Oct. 10-12, 2015 (2 1/2 days)

17lbs, 18lbs, 19lbs, 20lbs, 21lbs trophy peacock bass weights starting to show up in our private fisheries at the Muhura Indian reservation in Dry Region -2, see below. Simply perfect water level conditions and savvy anglers make the mix for a great yield and an enjoyable trip. Last week's total peacock bass landed exceeded the 3500+ Tapera  and this weekend (2 ½  days)  the two new groups had a promising start of 837 landed peacock bass with an excellent size/quantity ratio.

The Itapara private fishery (Dry Region 4, see below) received only yesterday a group of anglers coming from Russia. This fishery had a perfect mix within an excellent yield for last week's group.

Best performing lures reported this week are; wood choppers, perversa, helice zara, yuzuri and jigs

WATER LEVEL SYNOPSIS – (AMAZON BASIN 4 DRY REGIONS)

Dry Region 1 – South (Tenharim Indian Reservation on the Marmelos river) Low level - to dry – Below optimal level for peacock bass fishing.

Dry Region 2 – Mid-South (Muhura indian Resevation – rivers Igapo Acu, Matupiri) Optimal level – Perfect peacock bass fishing conditions. Anglers at the Igapo-Acu weathered some heavy rain episodes while anglers at the Matupiri enjoyed perfect weather.

Dry Region 3 – Mid North (South bank Negro tributaries and lower Branco tributaries) Good levels - Way below average for this date due to the El Niño influence – Very fishable for peacock bass.

Dry Region 4 – North East (Upper Rio Branco Tributaries) Good levels - Way below average for this date due to the El Niño influence –. Very fishable for peacock bass. Forecast for this fishery is a bit of rain towards the end of the week and good water level conditions, we will report next week on this group/fishery.

Borba Caracarai

Last week photos

Brazil Peacock Bass Fishing
Brazil Peacock Bass Fishing
Brazil Peacock Bass Fishing
Brazil Peacock Bass Fishing

Mid-Week Fishing Report: Oct. 10-12, 2015 (2 1/2 days)

Mid-Week Fishing Report: Oct. 10-12, 2015 (2 1/2 days)

Perfect weather and absolutely perfect water level conditions for peacock bass fishing at our private fisheries in the Muhura Indian Reservation and on the  Tapera river .As the dry weather set in , so do the trophies .In only 2 ½ days 1379 peacock bass were landed by 3 parties with many trophies. One of the parties, on the 1st full day landed 4 peacock over 18lbs of which one was 20 lbs.

Final count for last week was 3.214 landed peacock bass with 4 trophies above 20lbs, the largest weighing 24lbs!

Best performing lures reported this week are, perversa, helice zara, yuzuri and jigs.

WATER LEVEL SYNOPSIS – (AMAZON BASIN 4 DRY REGIONS)

Dry Region 1 – South (Tenharim Indian Reservation on the Marmelos river)

  • Low level, … to dry – Below optimal level for peacock bass fishing.

Dry Region 2 – Mid-South ( Muhura indian Resevation – rivers Igapo Acu, Matupiri)

  • Optimal level – Perfect peacock bass fishing conditions.

Dry Region 3 – Mid North (South bank Negro tributaries and lower Branco tributaries)

  • Good levels - Way below average for this date due to the El Niño influence – Very fishable for peacock bass.

Dry Region 4 – North East (Upper Rio Branco Tributaries)

  • Levels are descending fast – Fishable for peacock bass.

Borba Moura

 

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Peacock Bass fishing
Peacock Bass fishing
Peacock Bass fishing
Peacock Bass fishing
Brazil Peacock Bass fishing

Mid-Week Fishing Report: Oct. 03-05, 2015 (2 1/2 days)

Last Saturday we received a group of fly-fishermen in our Fly-in Floating Suites that moved to the lower Igapo-Acu. They have started the week landing 518 peacock bass. Host informs us that this group is getting acquainted with the gear and adapting techniques with the guides to fish for peacock bass in this scenario. Last week 8 fishermen in the baitcasting zone of this fishery landed an impressive 2.243 peacock bass , with many in the 08-16 lbs category . Water levels in this fishery have descended 7 inches during the last weekend and the trend is expected to continue.  Weather forecasts for this area show that this group will continue to enjoy good conditions until next Friday when some showers are expected.

Meanwhile at the Matupiri private fishery one angler landed an impressive +20 pounder, while the rest of the group landed 456 peacock  bass in these 2 ½ days.  Last week´s group landed 1.499 peacock  bass in this same private fishery. with many in the 08-16 lbs category.  Water levels descended 8 inches here during the last weekend, and weather forecast is the same as the Igapo- Acu (pls. see Borba chart below).

Last week our Fly-in Mobile Suites stationed in the North basin fished at the Omero lakes with a group of 8 anglers landed 1.253 peacock bass with the largest weighing a little over 20lbs. This week they have moved to the lower Itapará, and this new group of anglers have landed during the weekend 262 peacocks with two weighing  17lbs and one 19lbs. Several other species are also present: traira, tambaqui, cara-acu, jacunda, piranha, bicuda, etc.  Weather forecast for Moura in the influence área, show that rain is only expected for next Saturday.  Water levels in this area are excellent for fishing and going down as expected, a bit faster than usual due to the El Niño influence.

Best performing  lures reported this week are, perversa, helice zara, yuzuri and jigs.

Borba Moura

Last week photos

Peacock Bass fishing
Peacock Bass fishing
Peacock Bass fishing
Peacock Bass fishing trip