Amazon Peacock Bass Fishing
Captain Logan - Peacock Bass Fishing Yacht
Trophy Peacock Bass in the Amazon
Peacock Bass Fishing Brazil
You will have an opportunity to catch 3 species of Peacock Bass with an average of 30 fish per day per boat, including both Royal (barred) and Speckled (Paca) Peacock Bass weighing 25+ pounds and the smaller Butterfly species weighing upwards of 12 lbs. Looking at the IGFA record book, you will see that the last 3 IGFA All Tackle World Record Peacock Bass have come from the main channel of the Rio Negro River or within a few miles up its black water tributaries. This is where Captain Peacock fishes and where you will hook up with trophies. These fish are most commonly caught using bait casting and spinning equipment as described in our Fisherman's Handbook but is quickly becoming the fly fisherman's newest adventure. See our Fly Fishing Handbook for info on fly fishing for peacock bass. The Rio Negro River system supports 2500 different species of fish including Catfish weighing upwards of 300 lbs., Pirarucu weighing upwards of 500 lbs., 3 species of Piranha, Arowana, and Pacu. This area of the Amazon is the also the fresh water tropical fish capital of the world yielding Tetras, Angelfish, Oscars, and Rainbow Bass among many others.
Capt. Logan Fishing Trips
Capt. Logan is a 95-foot luxury yacht accommodating up to 12 anglers per expedition (or up to 14 with one cabin for 4 anglers). Guest lodging includes 06 (six) fully equipped double occupancy suites with large bunk beds. Each cabin has a spacious private bathroom and its own independent air-conditioned system as well as hot water. Every room on the boat has an internal height of 6-1/2 to 7 feet, so all but the very tallest customer won’t have to stoop. Capt. Peacock is loaded to the gills with advanced navigation equipment and various shipboard amenities. These include satellite phone service ($5 per minute), satellite internet service ($5 per MB), Radar and Sonar digital equipment, pressurized drinking water reservoir, full laundry and maid service, full emergency gear and top first aid supplies, onboard DVD home theater system, and a lot more. The restaurant features delicious regional and international cuisine at every meal, while the cocktail area offers open bar with Brazilian and international drinks, premium liquors, and top red and white wine selections (all-inclusive).
Fly into Manaus, Amazonas - Brazil, where English-speaking staff will meet you at the airport and assist you while you are in town. At the airport new, air-conditioned mini buses will transport you to the Quality Inn for the night. The upscale Manaus Quality Hotel is located in one of the most charming areas in the city. It is adjacent to Manauara Shopping, the largest and best shopping mall in Manaus. Quality Hotel is also surrounded by the best restaurants and shops and is close to downtown Manaus. The hotel offers comfortable rooms with free broadband internet service.. The hotel is about 20 minutes from the airport.
Amazon Peacock Bass Fishing Trips
Next day early A.M., the team will transfer you from the hotel to the executive airport for the charter flight. The twin engine turbo prop 18 seat aircraft EMBRAER 110 P1 charter will fly you directly to either the city of Barcelos (75 min flight) or to the city of Santa Isabel (95 min flight). Upon arrival in Barcelos or Santa Isabel, the yacht manager will transfer you to the 95 foot luxury mother ship Capt. Logan – your floating hotel for the next 7 days of fishing. Barcelos is 350 years old and the original Portuguese capital of the Amazon. Barcelos (300 miles from Manaus) has 25,000 residents while Santa Isabel (450 miles from Manaus) has 3,500. Start Peacock Bass Fishing!