Fly Fishing in the Jungle is the Next "Final Frontier" in Fly Fishing
The rainforests jungles of the Brazilian Amazon are perhaps the last, truly wild and unexplored region of the world. Nearly ? of all the freshwater in the entire world starts in the massive Amazon basin, which is home to countless exotic species of fish. Nearly all of these are exciting game fish that will readily take a well presented artificial fly.
Partnerships with the Brazilian government and local indigenous tribes and communities has started to open up more and more incredible destinations, deep within the heart of the Amazon. These trips often combine unforgettable cultural experiences with spectacular wildlife, all in a remote, beautiful setting with strange fish of all shapes and sizes. Many of these are fish that will strip the
rod from your hand on the strike, or bend it until it shatters. They'll totally test both you and your best equipment, while the people you meet and sights you take in will amaze you.
There literally is a jungle out there... come explore it with us!
Agua Boa Lodge is situated high on a bank overlooking the Agua Boa River with the Amazon Rainforest on one bank and a natural savannah on the other. On the Agua Boa, the fishery revolves around the lagoons, inland lakes and river channel, where butterfly peacocks (up to 8 lbs) are numerous and take poppers and streamers greedily, and...
Ecolodge da Barra was founded by a group of hardcore Brazilian fishing enthusiasts who joined forces to provide anglers with one of the finest infrastructures for fly fishing in South America. Their deluxe floating lodge provides an extremely modern, ultra comfortable, and ecologically minded approach to sportfishing in the Amazon jungle.
Kendjam is unlike any other trip you'll ever go on. It combines technical sight-casting opportunities in crystal clear rivers for a variety of different, super-exotic fish including pacu, matrinxa, wolffish, peacock bass, and many more with the cultural phenomenon of one of the most isolated and untouched tribes left in the Amazon.
At Pirarucú you'll be immersed in jungle, sleeping in floating cabins surrounded by massive arapaima rolling on the surface of the protected Mamirauá Reserve. Arapaima can range from 30 to nearly 400 pounds, and fish of all lengths and sizes can be found here in the reserve in what may be the highest population density anywhere in the Amazon.
This is the ultimate Peacock Bass fly fishing experience. The waters of Rio Marié and its tributaries are scientifically proven - after several exploratory biological studies by the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) - to be the home of the largest peacock bass in the entire Amazon basin. More double-digit trophy Peacock Bass are caught here than any other river in the Amazon!
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