Black Water Explorer Peacock Bass Fishing

Black Water Explorer

Peacock Bass Fishing in Brazil

The Amazon Angel Yacht has been replaced in July 2007 by the Black Water Explorer houseboat. They have spared no expense on the three storey floating hotel. Her shallower draft and wider beam allows it to better overcome shallow waters to access low fishing pressure regions. Although the Black Water Explorer is designed to accommodate 20 anglers, it will set a new standard amongst all other available fishing trips as the most spacious and comfortable yacht for a maximum party of 8 anglers pampered by a crew of 14. Upon arrival from the US, you'll fly via float plane direct to the yacht where you'll live aboard the Black Water Explorer during the entire week, cruising within the Unini and Indian Reserves. Since entries to the Reserves are limited, there is little fishing pressure.

Peacock Bass Fishing Trips

Daily travel times to secluded lagoons is only 5 to 15 minutes. (the outfitter funds many philanthropic program to compensate the locals to maintain these areas unfished). If placed outside these two Reserves, daily travel distances could be up to 1 to 3 hours in shallow drafting bass boats; however, the prices (rates) are correspondingly lower. In the spacious dinning room you will be served meticulously prepared four-course meals over linen table cloths while, ......the Black Water Explorer safely cruises assisted with the finest state-of-the-art depth electronics, global positioning, VHF-HF radio, satellite communication, etc. The top deck grill and open bar is the perfect setting to relax with a cold drink under the Amazon starry sky amongst friends or to daydream with visions of giant peacock bass.

Black Water ExplorerAnglers fish (2 per boat and one guide) from fully equipped, 21 foot shallow drafting bass boats. However, in order to navigate past 2-4 inches shallow water natural entries barriers, they must maintain the size (weight) over outboards at a maximum of 40 HP. There are many returning and loyal guests that continue to enjoy great fishing, living among the luxuries and comforts of this yacht. Cruise with them for a week of unparalleled angling aboard the Fly-In Black Water Explorer. Once in Manaus, you will spend about an hour in a turboprop floatplane to reach a main waterway as close as possible to your fishery. We try to personalize each day’s fishing schedule to better suit your preferences.

Each evening, the manager will discuss the following day’s plan with you. A typical day starts with wake-up at 6:30 a.m. Breakfast will be served by 7:00 a.m. (you will have time to prepare your lunchbox) and your guide will be ready to leave by 7:30 a.m. The lagoons where you will be fishing are about a half-hour to two hours' distance away. At midday your guide will grill a fish on a sandy beach and find a shady spot to set up hammocks. You will be able to fish until the late afternoon when the guide gives you a signal that it is time to return to the Black Water Explorer houseboat. Dinner is usually served after all the guests return. For your comfort and to optimize fishing time, the houseboat will usually travel to new locations during the night.

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